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Inside Track

Supersized edition

Music Features 40 local acts that should be on your radar NOW!

Truth in Youth

From New York to Corrymore Elucidates Portaiture's Possibilities

Art Features Beautiful people and compelling portraiture don’t have to be synonymous, a point that Robert Henri’s portraits of Thomas MacNamara in From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri & Ireland firmly reinforc...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Reyan Ali

Funny Business

Jacob A Pfeiffer takes things literally in Metaphorically Speaking

Art Features Trying to appreciate a pile of sticks hanging over a fishbowl without any context is an exercise both confusing and pointless.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Reyan Ali

Triple Threat

Rebels presents three distinct takes on lowbrow art

Art Features “Lowbrow” is a word fraught with symbolism. The term, which originated in California in the 1970s to describe a wave of colorful, energetic art inspired by sundry slices of the zeitgeist—punk ro

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Reyan Ali

Separated

9-11 When I learned about the attacks on the Twin Towers, I was a tenth-grader stationed in Miss Feige’s English class in Westerville North High School in Westerville, Ohio. 

Friday, September 9, 2011 Reyan Ali

Common Ground

Land Use/Misuse examines man’s tumultuous relationship with nature

Art Features Man is a secondary, negligible entity in Land Use/Misuse—a fact both banal and remarkable.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Reyan Ali

Of Wickets, Sixers and Cultural Chasms

Sweat 2011

Art Features If you want to know how to play cricket properly, the first thing you need to learn is how to plead overdramatically.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Reyan Ali

Cash Prizes

Louviere + Vanessa’s Counterfeit makes the most out of money

Art Features A US dollar might be small and worth little, but it is no simple thing.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Reyan Ali

Deadly Delights

Last Supper examines Natives’ dire relationship with diabetes

Art Features Making art that’s both creatively powerful and morally instructive is no easy task. The key to fulfilling both instincts (should they clash) is subtlety. Last Supper, C Maxx Stevens’ site-specific i...

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Reyan Ali

Medium Well

Clear and Present begins to explore the myriad possibilities of glass

Art Features Most glass metaphors are just too easy. As we’ve spent centuries utilizing the material in three primary capacities—for dinnerware, windows and mirrors—we made symbolic associations with two of these mani...

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Reyan Ali
 
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