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Art Review: Cindy Sherman’s Imitation of Life

 Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Cindy Sherman’s Imitation of Life

I wouldn’t know Cindy Sherman from Adam. Or Eve. Or any of the other hundreds of personages she’s adopted during the course of a career that’s spanned 40 years now. I realized this as I traversed the dizzying array of the artist’s photographs on view at the Wexner Center’s current exhibition, Cindy Sherman: Imitation of […]

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If a Tree Mural Falls: An Analysis on the Revamp of the SoHud Mural

 Jeff Regensburger If a Tree Mural Falls: An Analysis on the Revamp of the SoHud Mural

A Humble History   You’ll forgive SoHud if it seems a little disoriented. It’s just not used to all of this attention. The modest neighborhood south of Hudson and north of Ohio State has spent the last 50 years in quiet anonymity; its particularly charmless version of charm being largely overshadowed by more prosperous enclaves […]

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A Dangerous Woman: Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer

 Jeff Regensburger A Dangerous Woman: Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer

In the last gallery of the Columbus Museum of Art’s stellar exhibition A Dangerous Woman, visitors are prompted to answer the question, “Why do you think Honoré Sharrer was a dangerous woman?” It’s a fantastic question, and one that made me consider not just the singularly dangerous woman whose work is on view, but also […]

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Art Review: Alterations at Brandt-Roberts Gallery

 Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Alterations at Brandt-Roberts Gallery

Alterations, an exhibition currently on view at Brandt-Roberts Galleries, affords viewers the opportunity to explore the themes of modification, fragmentation and transformation through the works of three talented artists. While this trio have decidedly different approaches, the overall presentation is cohesive in its vision and successful in its execution. Katie Kirk is a Los Angeles […]

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Art Review: Carmen Herrera’s “Lines of Sight”

 Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Carmen Herrera’s “Lines of Sight”

Here’s some context. Carmen Herrera is a centenarian painter who’s been plying her trade since the 1940s. She’s lived and worked in Cuba, Paris, and New York. Largely ignored by the art world, Herrera didn’t sell her first painting until she was 89. Thankfully, recent years have been kinder to the artist. Interest in her […]

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Exhibition Provides Detailed Perspective on the Natural World

 Jeff Regensburger Exhibition Provides Detailed Perspective on the Natural World

The intersection of nature and art is a spot often marked by epic vistas and grand gestures. Whether it’s the massive canvases of Turner and Birdstadt, the monumental earthworks of Heizer and Smithson, or the stoic sculptures of Long and Goldsworthy, nature vis-a-vis art is usually presented to us in heroic scale. The urge to […]

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Enjoy Some Beautiful and Truthful Art While We Still Can

 Jeff Regensburger Enjoy Some Beautiful and Truthful Art While We Still Can

How exactly are we supposed to write about art now? What context is left when the centuries old touchstones of critical evaluation have been exiled? We hitched arts’ critical wagon to the twin stars of truth and beauty, only to find that in post-election America both are pretty much meaningless. Truth? It’s clear now that […]

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