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Forceful Perceptions at the King Arts Complex

Forceful Perceptions at the King Arts Complex

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Forceful Perceptions, at the King Arts Complex explores the underlining implications of violence being perpetuated against the black community in America.

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Artist Profile: Maija Miettinen

Artist Profile: Maija Miettinen

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maija Miettinen was born in Helsinki, Finland but currently lives and works in Columbus where she is a third-year graduate student in the MFA program in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University. Her art practice is focused mainly on non-representational painting. She recently welcomed us into her studio to document her creative process.

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Open Heart Creatures

Open Heart Creatures

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Open Heart Creatures are custom body puppets made by Columbus artist Heidi Kambitsch. Her designs are used to inspire creativity through play.

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Artist Profile: Todd Camp

Artist Profile: Todd Camp

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist Todd Camp, who currently works as an administrator for the Columbus Cultural Arts Center, finds refuge at his farm in Newark and says his abstract paintings are largely influenced by his surroundings.

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Metalsmiths Anne Holman & Jen Townsend

Metalsmiths Anne Holman & Jen Townsend

| February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

The strip mines of the rural Midwest influenced the artwork of metalsmiths Anne Holman and Jen Townsend, who recently opened a storefront in Grandview that provides retail space for more than 50 local artists.

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The Stately Heads of David Adickes

The Stately Heads of David Adickes

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Inspired after a visit to Mount Rushmore, Houston artist David Adickes decided that the only way to appreciate the details of the facial features of those monumental carvings up close was to create his own. He sculpted 43 enormous busts – one of each American president – and they are all on view outside his studio in Texas.

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The Houston Penetrable

The Houston Penetrable

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto made 25 of his so-called Penetrables – immersive sculptures consisting of dangling tubes, with which viewers can interact. The Houston Penetrable is the only one he designed as a semi-permanent piece, and one of the few he created as an indoor piece. It was the artist’s final and most ambitious work.

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Artist Profile: Tom Ferderbar

Artist Profile: Tom Ferderbar

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photographer Tom Ferderbar of Wisconsin studied under the renowned landscape photographer Ansel Adams in 1958 and still remembers the lessons he learned back then. He has spent the last 40 years focusing his lens on the landmarks of Route 66 and the landscapes of the American West, specifically the Yosemite and Teton national parks.

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My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

John Backderf’s graphic novel My Friend Dahmer explores the life of Jeffrey Dahmer during his awkward teenage years.

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The Chimes of Orton Hall

The Chimes of Orton Hall

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…

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