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Art Review: When Attitudes Become Chairs at Pizzuti Collection

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: When Attitudes Become Chairs at Pizzuti Collection

“A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.”– Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Time Magazine, Feb. 18, 1957 Given that Mies van der Rohe had a fair amount of success as both an architect and designer, we’d do well to defer to his dictum in […]

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Art Review | I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review | I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100

As celebrations go, I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100 pulls out all the stops. Like any centennial celebration worth its salt, I, Too… features music, dancing, ceremonies, speeches and parades — and that’s just in the artwork.  Look beyond the walls of the Columbus Museum of Art, and you’ll find that our […]

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Art Review: William L. Hawkins at the Columbus Museum of Art

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: William L. Hawkins at the Columbus Museum of Art

This spring offers two great chances for central Ohio residents to connect (or reconnect as the case may be) with one of our city’s most inventive and talented artists. William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography is currently on view at the Columbus Museum of Art and William L. Hawkins: Paintings and Drawings is on view […]

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Art Review: William Kentridge’s “The Refusal of Time” at the Wexner Center

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: William Kentridge’s “The Refusal of Time” at the Wexner Center

Location. Location. Location. It’s everything, right? That old adage is certainly true in the case of William Kentridge’s Refusal of Time; a multi-media installation that seems perfectly suited to its spot in the farthest reaches of the Wexner Center galleries. It’s the last house on the left. The end of the line. The final stop. […]

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Art Review: Tim Reitenbach’s “Fake” at Angela Meleca Gallery

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Tim Reitenbach’s “Fake” at Angela Meleca Gallery

It has been one year since Donald Trump was sworn in as President of the United States. Not surprisingly, this milestone has elicited every version of retrospective analysis you might imagine. Broadcast journalists fall over themselves to reach out to the base and the resistance alike. Experts are invoked, data is described, and pundits contort […]

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Art Review: Cindy Sherman’s Imitation of Life at Wexner Center for the Arts

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Cindy Sherman’s Imitation of Life at Wexner Center for the Arts

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 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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