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Sadie Benning: Pain Thing

  Sadie Benning: Pain Thing

Sadie Benning became well-known in the early 1990s for making brilliant low-tech videos—urgent and moving confessionals documenting their own teenaged sensibility. For most of the current decade, they’ve concentrated on gallery-based projects, often using found photographic imagery as the base material for works that ultimately combine elements of sculpture and painting into a unique hybrid. […]

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Columbus Dance Alliance

  Columbus Dance Alliance

CDA (re)WORKS #4 CDA (re)WORKS is an ongoing showcase of local dance artists and their projects presented by Columbus Dance Alliance and hosted by the Wexner Center. Each program is designed to inspire community dialogue, encourage connections among artists, and create an overall picture of dance in central Ohio. Please visit this page closer to […]

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Annie Atkins – postponed

  Annie Atkins – postponed

Update 3/12/2020 from The Wex: We’ve been tracking developments regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), and have made the difficult decision to temporarily scale back our programming. We hope normal programming will resume Monday, March 30. This aligns with The Ohio State University’s actions to suspend all face-to-face instruction during this period. This was not an easy decision […]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, 2014)

  The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, 2014)

Filled with examples of graphic designer Annie Atkins’s masterful props, The Grand Budapest Hotel follows the story of Gustave (Ralph Fiennes), the legendary concierge of a luxury hotel in the fictional country of Zubrowka. Anderson and Atkins set his evolving friendship with lobby boy Zero (Tony Revolori) and the cast of eccentrics that populate the […]

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Robert Elder and Matt Kish

  Robert Elder and Matt Kish

discuss Moby-Dick: Illustrated by Gilbert Wilson preceded by Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (Jerry Winters, 1954) Though hailed as “a brilliant artist and one of America’s foremost painters” by filmmaker John Huston, Indiana native Gilbert Wilson (1907–91) worked in relative obscurity for much of his life. A disciple of Diego Rivera, Wilson is best known for […]

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Mur murs | Documenteur

  Mur murs | Documenteur

Varda brought an astute, outsider’s perspective to these two companion films made in and about Los Angeles. Though quite different in tone, the pair are complexly interwoven with overlapping images and ideas. (Agnès Varda, 1981) (Agnès Varda, 1981) Thu, Mar 26, 7:00 PM Thu, Mar 26, 8:30 PM

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William Evans

  William Evans

We Inherit What the Fires Left Join us for the Midwest launch of award-winning poet William Evans’s powerful new collection We Inherit What the Fires Left. The evening features a reading by Evans followed by a book signing and reception. In We Inherit What the Fires Left, Evans explores the lived experience of race in […]

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