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Dance Preview: The Wexner Center Presents World Premiere of FluxFlow’s ‘Ursula’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Dance Preview: The Wexner Center Presents World Premiere of FluxFlow’s ‘Ursula’

One of the most heartening changes with the new Wexner Center regime has been a rejuvenated interest in local artists. They bring the 2019 performing arts season to a close with Ursula – a brand new commission from Clintonville’s FluxFlow Dance Company, founded by Columbus native Russell Lepley and his partner Filippo Pelacchi. FluxFlow rapidly […]

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Art Review: HERE: Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: HERE: Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin

The Wexner Center for the Arts celebrates its 30th anniversary with an exhibition that rightly aspires to the bold promise and grand vision of the building that originally opened in 1989. In HERE: Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin, the Wexner Center presents visitors with the work of three eminent, Ohio-born artists; artists whose careers have spanned […]

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Dance Preview: North American Premiere of Radouan Mriziga’s ‘7’ Comes to Wexner Center

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Dance Preview: North American Premiere of Radouan Mriziga’s ‘7’ Comes to Wexner Center

The Wexner Center for the Arts has cultivated relationships with cutting-edge dance and theatre artists from around the world throughout its 30-year history. That trend continues this weekend as they present the North American premiere tour of Marrakech-born and Brussels-based choreographer Raduoan Mriziga’s 7. Mriziga studied in Tunisia and France before making his way to […]

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Wex Celebrates Artist Residency Program with Picture Lock

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Celebrates Artist Residency Program with Picture Lock

Hopefully CBUS art lovers and cinephiles are familiar with the events, film series, exhibits and festivals offered year round at the Wexner Center for the Arts. But there is one program that’s more hidden and less understood. Slowly, the folks at the Wex, Jennifer Lange in particular, are changing that. Curator of their Film/Video Studio […]

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The Confluence Cast: Artist Laura Alexander

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Artist Laura Alexander

When artist Laura Alexander came back to Columbus after graduate school, she thought she’d stick around for a couple months. That was ten years ago. Alexander sat down to talk about why Columbus is the place she makes her work and her background. We also go behind the curtain on the art world at large. […]

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Unorthodocs Celebrates Nonfiction Film at the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Unorthodocs Celebrates Nonfiction Film at the Wex

Curious about what might make it into Oscar’s pool of best documentary contenders this year? The lineup of the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Unorthodocs, running this Thursday, October 17 through Monday, October 21, might hold a glimpse. “Last year in Unorthodocs we showed two films that went on to get nominations,” says Chris Stults, […]

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Wex Celebrates 50 Years of Julia Reichert Documentaries

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Celebrates 50 Years of Julia Reichert Documentaries

Ohio’s great treasure Julia Reichert joins The Wexner Center for the Arts this Wednesday, October 2, to kick off a retrospective of her 50-year career as a documentarian. Julia Reichart: 50 Years in Film, co-organized with The Museum of Modern Art, New York, presents restorations and brand new, unseen works, from her 1971 debut, Growing […]

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