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Art Review: The Whiteness of the Whale

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: The Whiteness of the Whale

You’ll recall this past August Wild Goose Creative hosted The Art of the Leviathan, an exhibition of artwork based on the novel Moby Dick. Now, as the year draws to a close Moby Dick surfaces again, this time at the Cultural Arts Center in an exhibition titled The Whiteness of the Whale. Given this confluence of like-minded […]

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Review: US IS THEM at the Pizzuti Collection

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: US IS THEM at the Pizzuti Collection

I liked US IS THEM when it opened in September. I like it even more now. They say context is everything. Given the recent national conversations on race, ethnicity, religion, culture, and security it strikes me as unlikely that the folks at the Pizzuti Collection could have timed this exhibition any better if they’d tried. […]

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Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne

Judging by the trio of exhibitions currently up in and around Downtown, it’s safe to say that contemporary art is finding an audience in Columbus. Between Us is Them on view the Pizzuti Collection, the current exhibitions at the newly renovated CCAD Contemporary Art Space (featuring Beverly Fishman, Cordy Ryman, MJ Bole and Charles Atlas) […]

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Art Review: Convergence at Brandt-Roberts Gallery

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Convergence at Brandt-Roberts Gallery

Convergence, the exhibition currently on view at the Brandt-Roberts Galleries, offers both a novel format as well as the chance to appreciate some first-rate contemporary art. In organizing the show, gallery owner Michelle Brandt first scheduled gallery artists Christopher Burk and Jacci Delaney to exhibit their work together. Those artists were then invited to select […]

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Painting Lessons: The 2015 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Painting Lessons: The 2015 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition

The Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition continues to be the premier venue for sampling some of the best work by Ohio artists. The show has a long and prestigious history, and inclusion in the exhibition looks good on any artist’s resume. Plus, there’s always plenty of prize money up for grabs. That said, the […]

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Write Here: Graffiti Takes Center Stage

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Write Here: Graffiti Takes Center Stage

Compared to gallery and museum shows, writing about graffiti presents some pretty unique challenges. For starters, no one has ever provided me with a press release about new graffiti in our area. I’ve never been invited to a wine and cheese reception featuring graffiti writers or their assembled works. No obliging gallerist has ever taken […]

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Details, Details. Summer 2015 Group Exhibition at Angela Meleca Gallery

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Details, Details. Summer 2015 Group Exhibition at Angela Meleca Gallery

It’s good to remind ourselves that painting and sculpture often exert their own brand of physicality. They have a presence; a presence that stems in large part from the particular materials from which the objects are made. When it comes right down to it, painting and sculpture can be summed up as the deliberate and […]

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