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Recent Press Releases

French Artist Cyprien Gaillard Featured at Wexner Center

Mon, Jan 25, 2010

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center presents Cyprien Gaillard: Disquieting Landscapes, a selection of films and large-scale photographs made between 2005 and 2008 by the French artist. This body of work, showcasing Gaillard’s interest in a rereading of contemporary...

Sports and Masculinity Explored in Art

Mon, Jan 25, 2010

Group Exhibition Hard Targets Offers Provocative Look at Spectacle, Rituals, and Archetypes

Columbus, OH—The multimedia exhibition Hard Targets, on view January 30– April 11, 2010 at the Wexner Center, surveys provocative artworks produced over the last 25 years that take...

Ethereal New Sculptural Installation Plays with Color & Light

Mon, Jan 25, 2010

On view now through April 11, 2010 in the lower lobby near the Wexner Center’s café: a new sculptural installation by Brooklyn-based artist Alyson Shotz, titled Standing Wave. Commissioned by the Wexner Center, the work—made of an acrylic material that...

Wex Examines State of Food with “Field & Screen” Monthlong Festival of Films, Discussions, More

Thu, Jan 14, 2010

Addressing the timely topic of food production and consumption, the Wexner Center presents Field & Screen: Films about Our Food throughout the month of February. This series features films, discussions, and other activities that address the state of the...

Wexner Center Presents First Performance of Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s Legacy Tour

Wed, Jan 6, 2010

Event Includes Pre-Show Talk, Post-Show Q&A, Film, Web Reflections, More

“He has taught us something new and powerful about how to dance and how to live.” —Mikhail Baryshnikov, on the late Merce Cunningham

Columbus, OH—Choreographer Merce Cunningham, who died in July...

Major Wex Film Events in Next Two Weeks

Mon, Jan 4, 2010

Launch of Wex at Gateway and Visit by Peter Bogdanovich Kick Off New Year

In a first-time expansion of the number of screens it has at its disposal on a continuous basis, the Wexner Center will begin programming two screens at the newly named Gateway Film Center (GFC) on January 8....

Cinema Latino Spotlights Best New and Classic Latin Films

Mon, Dec 21, 2009

Cinema Latino—the popular film series now in its fourth year, organized and hosted again by the Wexner Center January 8-30—offers the Columbus community a survey of recent and classic films from Latin America. The series includes a variety of genres from...

Brazilian Dance Company Grupo De Rua Brings Vibrant Hip-Hop Moves to Contemporary Dance

Fri, Dec 18, 2009

Known for infusing hip-hop approaches and attitudes into contemporary dance, Brazilian company Grupo de Rua—a group of nine male performers that has become an international sensation—brings H3, its latest work, to Ohio State’s Thurber Theatre in a performance...

Peter Bogdanovich to Visit Wex

Wed, Dec 16, 2009

“He remains one of the best directors in America....”—David Thomson, The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

Peter Bogdanovich—the storied director, actor, and chronicler of classical Hollywood—will visit the Wexner Center on Saturday,...

2009-‘10 Wexner Center Residency Award Recipients Announced

Mon, Nov 30, 2009

Columbus, OH—The Wexner Center is pleased to announce its 2009–’10 Residency Award recipients in all programming areas: Mark Bradford in visual arts, Reid Farrington in performing arts, and Lewis Klahr in media arts.

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