OH: Columbus

By Bob Thompson, “Garden of Music”, 1960, oil on canvas, 79 1/2 x 143 in., Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection; courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, New York.

By Bob Thompson, “Garden of Music”, 1960, oil on canvas, 79 1/2 x 143 in., Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection; courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, New York.

WHERE: Wexner Center for the Arts.

WHEN: Opens Saturday, September 21 and on view through December 29, 2013.

TITLE: Blues for Smoke

By Mark Morrisroe, Untitled, c.1981, Gum print, 24 15/16 x 20 7/8 in., The Estate of Mark Morrisroe (Ringier Collection) at Fotomuseum Winterthur.

By Mark Morrisroe, Untitled, c.1981, Gum print, 24 15/16 x 20 7/8 in., The Estate of Mark Morrisroe (Ringier Collection) at Fotomuseum Winterthur.

BRIEF ABOUT: An interdisciplinary exhibition explores the blues not simply as a musical category but as a field of artistic sensibilities and cultural idioms through the lens of the blues and “blues aesthetics,” this exhibit features works from artists from the 1950s to the present, being, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Romare Bearden, Gregg Bordowitz, Mark Bradford, Roy DeCarava, Beauford Delaney, Jeff Donaldson, Stan Douglas, Jimmie Durham, Melvin Edwards, William Eggleston, Charles Gaines, Renée Green, David Hammons, Kira Lynn Harris, Rachel Harrison, Barkley L. Hendricks, Leslie Hewitt, Martin Kippenberger, Jutta Koether, Liz Larner, Zoe Leonard, Glenn Ligon, Kerry James Marshall, Rodney McMillian, Dave McKenzie, Mark Morrisroe, Matt Mullican, Senga Nengudi, Kori Newkirk, Lorraine O’Grady, John Outterbridge, William Pope.L, Jeff Preiss, Amy Sillman, Lorna Simpson, Henry Taylor, Alma Thomas, Bob Thompson, Wu Tsang, Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, Jack Whitten, William T. Williams, and Martin Wong.

MORE DETAILS: 614.292-3535 or https://wexarts.org.




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