Visual Arts rss icon

Pecha Kucha Tonight at Earth Limited

Pecha Kucha tattoo.
A Pecha Kucha-inspired tattoo.
3:28PM
May
12, 2011

Pecha Kucha Columbus was formed in 2007, and it thrives on creating multi-sensory experiences that highlight local art, food, music and passion. During each event, a group of speakers follows the international Pecha Kucha format of showing 20 images and speaking about each image for 20 seconds.

Art Matters – Because artists are sneaky

Woody Woodpecker cartoon title screen.
Woody Woodpecker cartoon.
11:34AM
April 11, 2011

Animator Shamus Culhane’s hid his work in abstract expressionism in frames of Woody Woodpecker cartoons he created.

A Family Affair: Rural Routes Exhibition at the Ohio Art League

Rural Routes 005
Hay was everywhere at the Rural Routes Exhibition of Catherine Bell Smith and Claire E. Smith's work inspired by driving by rural scenery on rural route 71.
1:01PM
April
8, 2011

Catherine Bell Smith, a self-proclaimed and her daughter, Claire E. Smith’s Rural Routes Exhibition inspired by driving back and forth between Columbus and Cleveland, route 71.

Inklings of a Wonderland to Come

11:11AM
March 21, 2011

Local artists and supporters of Wonderland gathered to ‘Float’ ideas at Franklin Park Conservatory.

Peace through Fashion

1:45PM
March
11, 2011

Liberian fashion designer Korto Momolu recently showcased some of her designs with Amani Liberia, to help African women help themselves.

Shared Intelligence at the Columbus Museum of Art

2:43PM
February
9, 2011

‘Shared Intelligence’ is an exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art that explores the dynamic ways visual artists have been inspired by and used photographic art.

Here’s Looking at You – Portraits in Ohio

3:26PM
February
3, 2011

The works of Ohio artists are on display at Riffe Gallery for “Here’s Looking at You: Portraits in Ohio,” an exhibit that focuses on portraits.

Art Matters Because It’s Surprising

Part of
Part of "Movement No. 1," pastel on canvas by Arthur Dove.
10:51AM
February
2, 2011

You’d think that in the 99 years since it was created, someone would have figured out which side of the painting is the top. A look at ‘Movement No. 1′, a painting by Authur G. Dove that’s part of the Columbus Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

Debbie Rosenfeld, Photographer

2:44PM
January
28, 2011

Photographer Debbie Rosenfeld finds the details of Columbus, her adopted home, rich and beautiful, whether it be a manhole cover or the brick streets of the Brewery District.

Art Matters Because It’s Slow

Old camera
Try to make art and make it quick. Doesn’t work. In fact, it’s frustratingly stubborn because the more we want it to move fast, the more recalcitrant it becomes.
5:07PM
January
24, 2011

Slow Art: remembering the career of photographer Laura Gilpin.