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Fiber takes new form in Wexner Center exhibition

Fiber is for making clothes ­— not the fine arts. At least that’s a perceived attitude the Wexner Center for the Arts intends to rebuke in a new exhibition. “There has long been a bias against compositions involving fiber,” reads the curator’s statement. “Such works ...

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Film explores social depictions of labor on money

Ohio-born, Los Angeles-based artist William E. Jones presents paper currency from all around the world. His film, titled “Model Workers,” brings color and perspective to currency. The film focuses on currency art that depicts human labor, Jones said in an email, adding that the bills ...

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Wexners’ private art collection an unusual task to curate

“Synthetic cubism” or “early 20th century sculpture” are the kind of qualifiers commonly dividing up galleries in art museums, where it’s typical to neatly catalogue eminent works alongside their stylistic peers. But “Transfigurations,” the Wexner Center for the Arts’ fall exhibit, is markedly different. Though ...

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Metronomy to play in electric harmony at Wexner Center

The advancement of music software has opened doors for composers wishing to explore many different sounds and genres, including Metronomy, an English electropop band set to play at Ohio State Sunday as part of the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Next@Wex series. Metronomy includes musicians ...

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