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Aaron Fowler’s Tough Love

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Aaron Fowler’s Tough Love

On June 1 it was announced that Michael Goodson would resign his position as Director of Exhibitions at the Beeler Gallery at Columbus College of Art and Design and assume the role of Senior Curator of Exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts. While I expect Mr. Goodson will be greatly missed at CCAD, […]

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Art Review: Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada

I’ve seen Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada a few times since it opened at the Wexner Center this past January. That’s normal. I like to revisit those exhibitions I’ll be writing about. Usually it’s with the intention of gathering additional details or reviewing works I expect to highlight. Sometimes it’s just to experience the overall tone […]

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Sold Out. Tim Rietenbach at Angela Meleca Gallery

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Sold Out. Tim Rietenbach at Angela Meleca Gallery

The idea of the artist holding a mirror up to society has become such a common critical trope that I’m wary of even invoking it. To the degree that all art has some form of cultural context, it’s nearly impossible for it not to reflect culture back in some way or another. The mirror then […]

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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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