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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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Todd Camp, Metalsmiths, Stately Heads, Houston Penetrable, Tom Ferderbar

Todd Camp, Metalsmiths, Stately Heads, Houston Penetrable, Tom Ferderbar

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist Todd Camp abstract paintings are largely influenced by his surroundings. Metalsmiths Anne Holman & Jen Townsend’s jewelry is inspired by the strip mines of the rural Midwest.

Plus, to celebrate Presidents Day’s a look at the Stately Heads of David Adickes. Then a look at the Houston Penetrable and Tom Ferderbar.

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Hebdo

Hebdo

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Meet the Columbus singer-songwriter known as Hebdo and check out the music video for his latest single, “Sailor.”

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Bill & Bob Cohen at the Jewish Community Center

Bill & Bob Cohen at the Jewish Community Center

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brother Bill and Bob Cohen, recently performed to an audience at the Jewish Community Center in Bexley, sharing more than six decades worth of popular songs written by Jewish songwriters. From “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer” to “White Christmas,” these songwriters helped define their generation and shape the music of America.

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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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