Monday, January 11, 2010

Alum Presents Dance at King Arts Complex

Photo of the Week

Dance graduate Kristina Isabelle's Dance Company presents Levels & Lines this Sat (Jan 24) at the King Arts Complex in downtown Columbus. The action is a multi-dimensional expedition in movement, video, light and sound, inspired by abstract expressionist painter Joan Mitchell. The evening length creation incorporates \"dynamic dancing on the ground, in the expose and in every the expanse in-between.\" In take of the inauguration of the country's new president and to reaffirm a commitment to the community, the King Arts Complex is offering admission to the action on a \"pay what you can\" basis. Above, dancers are Jeff Fouch, Zoe Rabinowitz, Maggie Page, Jessica McKelvey and Kristina Isabelle. Photo by Stephanie Matthews.

Notable News

The Andy Warhol exhibit at the Wexner Center continues to draw big crowds. The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) recently called the exhibit \"deeply illuminating\" and \"easily one of the major social events in river at the moment.\" Check out the exhibit before it leaves Feb 15. Upcoming events include a speech by Susan Rossi-Wilcox about a Warhol cookbook on Jan 28, the next First Sunday on Feb 1 and several closing events. Thursdays feature liberated admission 4-8 pm.

Ohio State’s Cartoon Research Library has a newborn study -- the Cartoon Library and Museum. The newborn designation comes on the heels of the acquisition of the International Museum of Cartoon Art Collection, which brings its holdings to more than 400, 000 original works of art used in its active aggregation program. The Cartoon Library and Museum is exploring options for a possible newborn positioning with museum-quality galleries and added storage for its rapidly-growing collection. (No Honest Man Need Fear Cartoons, Homer Davenport, 19th century. From RSWCGA - Richard Samuel West Collection.)

Jan 25 is the last period for the Non Fiction Design Collective aggregation Shakespeare Wooden Minnow at the politico Studio in Philadelphia. The Columbus-based agglomerated is a assemble of quaternary artists working together: Rebecca Harvey and Steve Thurston (Art) and alumni Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker, who join forces in the creation of tableware, bricks, lighting and other objects. The show is the prototypal to come from the politico Studio's call for curatorial proposals.