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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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North Market Seeking Public Mural Artists

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Market Seeking Public Mural Artists

The North Market announced last week that it will soon be adding some new public art installations, and that the creator of those installations could be you! The organization has partnered with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) to solicit proposals for three murals to be hung inside the historic Downtown building. The theme of […]

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Riffe Gallery To Remain Open After Talk of Closure

Walker Evans Walker Evans Riffe Gallery To Remain Open After Talk of Closure

Late Friday afternoon, some emails were circulating in the local arts community expressing concern about the possible closure of the Riffe Gallery, located at 77 South High Street. The Gallery, established in 1989, is one of the premiere spaces to see the work of Ohio artists, as managed and maintained by the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). […]

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GCAC Presents: Ohio Art League

Amy Tillinghast Amy Tillinghast GCAC Presents: Ohio Art League

How does a 105-year-old organization remain vital and relevant? Enlist a dedicated group of board members. Engage a cadre of talented members. Evolve with the needs of the community. At least that’s the way the Ohio Art League is doing it. OAL is a non-profit, member-based organization for visual artists. Founded in 1909, Ohio Art […]

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Art Review: Jack Whitten – Five Decades of Painting

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Art Review: Jack Whitten – Five Decades of Painting

This sweeping retrospective at The Wexner Center for the Arts provides an impressive overview of Jack Whitten’s career. Its 50 works dazzle with the wide variety of styles and techniques employed by Whitten, an artist who has been continually exploring new ways to exploit the properties of paint. “I cut paint, I laminate paint, I […]

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The Eye of the Beholder: 115 Morse Road

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger The Eye of the Beholder: 115 Morse Road

This should have been written months ago. Maybe years ago. I should have started work on this when I first thought of it. I should have knocked on some doors, asked some questions, did some research and submitted the last word on a house that both charms and vexes. I should have gotten in front […]

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TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Anne Evans Anne Evans TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Fans of last year’s Tiny Doors project will be excited to learn that a whole new world of discovery has come to several of Columbus’ parks this summer. Columbus Recreation and Parks has launched the TREEmendous project, a collaboration with five artists to place treehouses in chosen trees in five city parks. The installations will […]

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