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Ohio State News (arts)

2023
August
31,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
A dance degree means learning how to be an entrepreneur, not just a dancer. That’s a core belief of Charles O. Anderson, chair of the Department of Dance at The Ohio State University.
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July
10,
2023
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
The newly inaugurated Artist Laureate at The Ohio State University, Nyama McCarthy-Brown, just returned from a trip to Brazil. An associate professor in the Department of Dance, McCarthy-Brown accompanied students to the country for two weeks to stud...
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May
19,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Ohio is home to a large number of fragments from medieval books, a rarity for the Midwest. Eric Johnson, professor and curator of Thompson Special Collections at The Ohio State University, said Ohio has more manuscript pages per capita than anywhere ...
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March
15,
2023
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Acclaimed Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin visited the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University earlier this month to screen her 1993 documentary “Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance.”...
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March
01,
2023
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
This fall, an exhibition featuring the work of artist Sarah Rosalena is opening at the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art (CMA). Kris Paulsen, associate professor and chair of undergraduate studies in the Department of History of Art at...
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January
27,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Gaëtane Verna’s interest in the arts began in her childhood.“I come from a family where my parents thought that a good education required that you did some art,” said the new executive director of the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State Univ...
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2022
October
25,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Michael Ibrahim, the newly appointed director of The Ohio State University School of Music, knew the university was special when he agreed to take the job last spring.
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October
12,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
According to Michelle Wibbelsman, associate professor of Latin American Indigenous Cultures in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University, the masks featured in the “Dancing with Devils: Latin American Masks Traditions” exh...
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October
05,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
As she worked on the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s “Beyond Guilt” exhibition, curator Jennifer Suchland came to understand multiple meanings for the title.The first, said Suchland, also an associate professor in the Department of Wom...
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September
30,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
“Imagine you’re a moth in this gallery. What piece of art is your favorite?”This is one of the writing prompts that Kari Gunter-Seymour recently gave the student participants in the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Pages program. Pages is a free program t...
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June
02,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Religion and sound are tied together in evocative ways.Church bells. Public proselytizing. Calls to prayer. Tantric chanting. What does religion sound like, and how can we learn new truths about the diversity of religion in the United States when we ...
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May
25,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
The Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University unveiled a new partnership that will allow the institution to welcome guests free of charge, beginning June 10. Guests can avail themselves of free admission with the center’s multifaceted e...
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May
02,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
In her project A Brand New End: Survival and Its Pictures, Carmen Winant, associate professor in the Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University, explores the community that women build for themselves to escape ...
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March
17,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
One of the more arresting pieces in To Begin, Again: A Prehistory of the Wex, 1968-89 at the Wexner Center for the Arts is a 40-foot-long sculpture made by Betty Collings. “Dance” is an inflated, pale vinyl tube that twists and turns over itself. It ...
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January
28,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Climate change affects every aspect of life, from public health to the economy, and is so expansive that it can seem overwhelming. Art can make the issue more personal and help individuals understand the role they can play in making a positive impact...
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January
06,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
From anti-tobacco ads starting in the 70s, to the musical “Rent,” to a surge of coronavirus-inspired street art, public health topics are woven throughout arts and culture.
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2021
January
06,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
What does it mean to "own" a piece of conceptual art?  That question led a law professor into an investigation of the tangled relationship between art and law.
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2020
February
20,
2020
| 10:13 AM America/New_York
Visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier and documentary filmmaker Julia Reichert spent Tuesday evening on The Ohio State University campus, talking about how art can spark change in our society.
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2019
July
19,
2019
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
Standing over onlookers at 31 feet high, it's hard to miss Modern Head, a new public sculpture by world-renowned artist Roy Lichtenstein.
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2018
November
15,
2018
| 14:17 PM America/New_York
Members of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees Master Planning and Facilities Committee reviewed new renderings Thursday that detail the design of the transformative Arts District and 15th and High Street projects. “This is indeed going to...
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October
13,
2018
| 14:43 PM America/New_York
From Michael Jackson to Justin Timberlake, dance music fired up The Ohio State University Marching Band for the halftime show during the game against Minnesota. The marching band celebrated all things about dance while playing songs like “Don’t St...
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July
09,
2018
| 10:43 AM America/New_York
After a national search, Carmen Winant, a Columbus-based visual artist and writer whose work has been celebrated across the world, has been named the first Roy Lichtenstein Chair of Studio Art in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University. Wi...
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May
09,
2018
| 05:49 AM America/New_York
The digital wallpaper that will greet thousands of new students at The Ohio State University orientation next month is a complex but lighthearted take on the student experience. It’s the artistic creation of third-year industrial design major Nadia A...
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2017
November
13,
2017
| 02:24 AM America/New_York
It’s not unusual for Ruba Elzein and JoJo Otseidu to break into song. They are members of the Ohio State of Mind, a co-ed a cappella group at The Ohio State University. It is unusual to serenade the University Board of Trustees and Ohio State’s top l...
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April
04,
2017
| 04:44 AM America/New_York
Intros that averaged more than 20 seconds in the mid-80s are now only about 5 seconds long, the study found.
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April
03,
2017
| 00:00 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – In January, The Ohio State University announced Framework 2.0, a long-term guiding vision that imagines transformational research and learning environments over the next decade and beyond. Today, the university announced plans to exp...
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January
30,
2017
| 03:34 AM America/New_York
Dorothy Lichtenstein and the Board of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, in partnership with The Ohio State University, are pleased to announce that the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation has permanently endowed two high-level named chairs at the university.T...
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January
22,
2017
| 02:13 AM America/New_York
Local teachers and engineers discuss Hidden Figures Photo by Kevin Fitzsimons Students from middle and high school and college filled a Columbus theater Saturday morning to learn about the history of the African-American women who helped do th...
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2015
September
04,
2015
| 08:14 AM America/New_York
Ann Hamilton, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University, who is internationally recognized for the sensory surrounds of her large-scale multimedia installations, has been named a recipient of the 2014 Na...
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