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Artist Profile: Joseph Watson

Artist Profile: Joseph Watson

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Painter and illustrator Joseph Watson spends his time observing the world around him. When he first arrived in Las Vegas, he saw the city as one big blank canvas – and he was ready to paint.

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Short North Murals

Short North Murals

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The series of murals dotting the Short North marks the second time in recent years that the urban arts district has installed large-scale public artwork on brick buildings to showcase young professional artists from the area.

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“Exchanges”

“Exchanges”

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Exchanges” was a recent art exhibition exploring the dynamics of mentorship. Students from Fort Hayes High School worked alongside professional adult mentors for months, who helped them assemble a portfolio of their work and curate an art show recently on display at the Shot Tower Gallery on the Fort Hayes campus.

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Gary Gardiner: My Final Photo

Gary Gardiner: My Final Photo

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gary Gardiner is a retired news photographer who spent more than 40 years with The Associated Press. Since his retirement in November 2004, he has been taking a photo every day and posting it to his blog: My Final Photo.

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Artist Jenny Fine and “Flat Granny”

Artist Jenny Fine and “Flat Granny”

| April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Columbus artist Jenny Fine says her camera has become a tool for facilitating intimacy between herself and her family, and nowhere is that more evident than in her “Flat Granny” series, soon to be on view at the Dublin Arts Council. The artist photographed her grandmother during the last ten years of her life.

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Archaeology Field School

Archaeology Field School

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ohio State University Students uncover Ohio’s buried past in an archeology field school located in Dublin, Ohio. This is a story we gathered while working on the Adena Mound segment as part of the Columbus Neighborhoods: Clintonville documentary. Students learn how to be archaeologists in the field and learn the history of the land.

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Speed Painter Dan Dunn

Speed Painter Dan Dunn

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Houston artist and entertainer Dan Dunn has a background in painting and caricature, but took his talent to a whole new level when faced with the rising costs of raising a family. His unique method of painting with rapid strokes at breathtaking speed has made him a global Internet sensation.

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Chihuly in the Garden

Chihuly in the Garden

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Viewers might remember when the Franklin Park Conservatory became only the 2nd botanical garden in the world to host an exhibition by glass artist Dale Chihuly in 2003, breaking all attendance records at the Conservatory. Chihuly, who has been credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement, has now taken his artwork to the desert.

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Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938

Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City recently presented an in-depth look into the work of René Magritte, the Belgian surrealist who produced some of the 20th century’s most innovative images by challenging ordinary and rational conventions. The touring exhibition is the first to focus exclusively on his breakthrough years leading up to WW II.

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Author Carl Hoffman

Author Carl Hoffman

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.

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