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Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 13 Ohio based artists in Poetics of Pattern explore the process of design-making through a variety of scales, media, forms and colors. Through their repetitive processes, we find a language of beauty and meaning that seeks to create order and connection in our increasingly complex lives. Poetics of Pattern at the Riffe Gallery Now [...]

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Mark Rothko at CMA

Mark Rothko at CMA

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Columbus Museum of Art celebrates one of the world’s most influential and best-known artists of the 20th century, Mark Rothko with an exhibition drawn largely from the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

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Ohio Historical Society Appalachia Photographs

Ohio Historical Society Appalachia Photographs

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Columbus Museum of Art – Roman Mosaic

Columbus Museum of Art – Roman Mosaic

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Riffe Gallery Watercolor 2012

Riffe Gallery Watercolor 2012

| November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Riffe Gallery presents Watercolor Ohio 2012 a new exhibition that illustrates the broad spectrum of work produced by watercolor artists. Each piece was hand picked to delight the viewer’s emotion as well as their eyes.

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Annie Leibovitz at the Wexner Center

Annie Leibovitz at the Wexner Center

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annie Leibovitz has chosen 156 photographs to showcase at the Wexner Center to represent the definitive edition of her work thus far.

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Radical Camera at the Columbus Museum of Art

Radical Camera at the Columbus Museum of Art

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Between the years of 1936 and 1951 America began to look inward. Poverty, racism, hunger and injustice prowled the streets.  New portable cameras became a radical tool for awareness. The New York Photo League, a group of New York photographers joined together with the intention of exposing social issues through their images. Photographs were taken on [...]

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Alina Szapocznikow at the Wex

Alina Szapocznikow at the Wex

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Controversy II at the Ohio Historical Society

Controversy II at the Ohio Historical Society

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

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?

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A View of Columbus’s Rich Artistic Past at the Riffe Gallery

A View of Columbus’s Rich Artistic Past at the Riffe Gallery

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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