Nicholas Harper has gained national notoriety for his surrealistic paintings. His vivid Byzantine- inspired portraits feature long necks, large hands and darkened eyes.
In this segment, Harper explains his craft and gives us a look into his contemporary art exhibit. From KTCA in St. Paul/Minneapolis.
Columbus artist John Sunami has created many pieces of public art. His latest installation is a sculpture at the new Maloney Health Center on the city’s South Side.
Sunami talks about his interests in many forms of art and also discusses the opportunities and obligations that come with a commission to create art for a public space.
Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock’s attempt to draw all of the buildings in the Big Apple began as a way to cope with his move from Australia to New York City. As a child, he used whimsical drawings as a way to communicate.
So he decided to continue his creative practice to capture the architecture of his adopted home city and has never looked back.
The clip-on tie is a 20th-century invention and considered a more contemporary descendant of the traditional necktie. Gayle Strege shares a curious fashion discovery found in the Historic Costume and Textiles Collection at The Ohio State University that demonstrates why this menswear accessory might have been around much longer than we thought. One clip-on tie [...]
In Season 4 of “Downton Abbey,” it’s 1922 and the members of the fictional Crawley family are keeping pace with the times.
In this segment, we’ll talk about the fashion trends happening right here in Columbus during the Roaring ‘20s and explore some historic garments with Gayle Streg, curator of OSU’s Historic Costumes and Textiles Collection.
In the 19th century, when photography was still in its infancy, images had to be exposed for long durations before being captured on film. The long exposure time gave way to curious Victoria-era photography conventions as subjects tried to remain perfectly still to avoid a blurry photograph.