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The practice of art is often something akin to devotion. It can be all-consuming; the focus of your entire life. In Paula Hayes’ delicate and beautiful terrariums on display at the Wexner Center, it is clear to see that what she is devoted to are plants.
The Columbus Museum of Art celebrates the remarkable influence of Caravaggio on the art world. As infamous as he was famous, the exhibit features a single painting by Caravaggio, surrounded by the work of his contemporaries inspired by his bombastic, challenging style.
Songs are time machines. They take you back to very specific times in your life, they push you forward or they help to center you in the very moment you are in. They become warm blankets in times of sadness, and a mentor in times of contemplation. For painter Milisa Valliere, songs are her way into her paintings.
When was the last time you explored your city? Matt Logsdon wants to break up your daily routine with the Bus Project, “a civic pride project designed to promote places unique to Columbus, Ohio, advocate a pedestrian lifestyle, and bring together Columbus communities through active participation in the arts.”
Showcasing the work of over 16 Ohio artists, paintings reflect the variations in our landscape, from lakes to dense forests to rolling hills. It is this landscape that inspired both the curator and the artists.
MATH AND DANCE HEART EACH OTHER?
You wouldn’t normally think that complex math and contemporary dance go together. However, choreographer CoCo Loupe and OSU math student Robin Baiyda combine their powers to create an innovative, interactive, and incomparable event.