The findings of a recent study suggest that participating in arts activities can improve brain function and general quality of life for people in the early stages of dementia.
Eleven-year-old photographer Ashton Bushby talks about her images and the excitement about being named a 2013 Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) Emerging Artist. Her work will be on display at the 2013 Columbus Arts Festival this June.
During the 1890s and early 1900s Ohio photographer Albert Ewing traveled southeast Ohio and central West Virginia photographing people and their surrounding environment. He created an enduring record of Appalachian life at the turn of the of the last century.
Curator Carole Genshaft gives her personal insights into the ancient roman mosaic now on display at the Columbus Museum of Art. Learn more about the exhibit here.
The nature of life is so fleeting, and yet the nature of what we leave behind is so solid; be it an artifact, a piece of art, or even just our corpse. The flux between the permanence and impermanence of the human body is where Alina Szapocznikow’s art lives and breathes so fully.
It’s time to introduce Ohio’s very own Superman of Art. Recent recipient of a Governor’s Award for the Arts is sculptor, Emmy-nominated musician, performer, arts educator, and all around interesting guy Michael Jerome Bashaw.
Scott Pasfield’s “Gay in America’” honored in many book award lists for 2012.
We all save sentimental objects; things to remind of us seminal moments in our past. That object becomes a physical representation of a memory, of a moment in time. But when we pull that shoebox out from underneath our bed, did we squirrel away anything that dredges up negative emotions? Something that reminds us of what we’d like to forget?
Tracing Lines is an exhibit at the Urban Arts Space that explores the parts of our landscape that we tend to edit out. The images illuminate a beauty in the infrastructure.
Curator Melissa Wolfe was curious, “What is that legacy that the contemporary Columbus art world draws from, and grows on? What is its past? Sometimes those things are known and sometimes, as this show has proven sometimes it’s not so well known.” What Wolfe is hinting at is a treasure trove of artistic gems to discover in the exhibition.
Looking through the lenses of science, history, and personal experiences, a new exhibit at COSI gives you all the information you need to question your own assumptions about race. ArtZine goes behind the scenes to talk with photographer Wing Young Huie, and local high school students that have their own views on the subject.