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Groundwork

Anne Evans Anne Evans Groundwork

The Graduate Student Art Club at The Ohio State University is pleased to be partnering with the Angela Meleca Gallery to present GROUNDWORK. GROUNDWORK is the first time in recent memory wherein all of the graduate students from the Ohio State University Department of Art will exhibit together. All of the artworks in this exhibition […]

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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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Exhibition Review: Action at a Distance at Angela Meleca Gallery

Liz Trapp Liz Trapp Exhibition Review: Action at a Distance at Angela Meleca Gallery

Action at a Distance is a prolific exhibition mounted by Angela Meleca Gallery which seeks to redefine and reintroduce images of the Middle East. The works of five Lebanese artists – Youmna Chlala, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Rhea Karam, and Rania Matar – make a collective statement reconfiguring and reimagining dominant cultural representations of […]

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Review: Utopia Banished at The Angela Meleca Gallery

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: Utopia Banished at The Angela Meleca Gallery

Angela Meleca Gallery kicked off it’s fourth season of exhibitions with a bang. Utopia Banished, curated by George Rush and Ryland Wharton, presents a compelling visual exploration of our unflagging (and as yet unfulfilled) desire to create a perfect society. Using Kim Stanley Robinson’s award-winging Mars Trilogy as their inspiration, Rush and Wyland have assembled […]

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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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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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Art Review: Nick George’s Degrees of Freedom

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Art Review: Nick George’s Degrees of Freedom

Contemporary photography, maybe epitomized in the popular consciousness by Cindy Sherman and Jeff Wall, seems to discard Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment” in favor of a vivisection of the moment, something pushing against the limitations of the box of the camera and the box of the print. How much can you pour into the light captured by […]

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