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Pair of exhibitions bring to light comic artist Daniel Clowes’s unique vision

Mon, Mar 24, 2014

"Clowes has explored the tedium and mystery of contemporary American life with more wit and insight than most novelists or filmmakers."—A. O. Scott, New York Times

Columbus, OH—Internationally renowned comic book artist Daniel Clowes is at the center of two...

Adventurous and bold Comic Future alights at the Wex May 17–August 3

Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Columbus, OHComic Future, an exhibition of work by contemporary artists freely mixing figurative painting and gestural abstraction with the visual strategies of cartoons and comics, will be on view May 17–August 3, 2014...

Arturo Herrera, Untitled, 2001

Playwright and director Young Jean Lee returns to Wex for residency and world premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN

Tue, Mar 11, 2014

“Young Jean Lee is, hands down, the most adventurous downtown playwright of her generation.”—New York Times


Columbus, OH—Acclaimed playwright/director Young Jean Lee returns to the Wexner Center for the Arts April 10–...

Wexner Center announces Sherri Geldin Innovation Fund

Mon, Feb 17, 2014

Columbus, OH—In honor of Sherri Geldin’s 20th anniversary as director of the Wexner Center for the Arts, Wexner Center Foundation Chair Leslie H. Wexner and Ohio State Interim President and Vice-Chair of the Wexner Center Foundation Joseph A. Alutto have announced the...

Sherri Geldin

Neutral Milk Hotel Headline 2014 Next @ Wex fest

Circulatory System and Connections join for July 20 show benefitting Wex and CD102.5 for the Kids

Tue, Feb 4, 2014

"Through it all, Mr. Mangum sang his enigmas with clarity and conviction, and the band took nothing for granted, for a show where foot-stomping and pondering were fully compatible."—New York Times on Neutral Milk Hotel live

Just announced: Neutral Milk Hotel ...

Neutral Milk Hotel

Statewide Call for Entries to Ohio Shorts 2014

Mon, Jan 27, 2014

Columbus, OHFilm- and video-makers: we want you! The Wexner Center is now accepting submissions for the Ohio Shorts 2014 juried short film and video showcase, for both the Adult and Youth divisions. Entries for this event will be accepted through ...

Via Brasil Brings Focus On Brazilian Art & Culture

Multidisciplinary, Multiyear Initiative Features Major Exhibition & Film Series

Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Via Brasil is the Wexner Center's interdisciplinary, multiyear initiative focusing on the vibrant culture of Brazil, made possible by a $782,000...

North America’s Largest Survey Of Brazilian Documentaries Begins at the Wex Next Month

Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Cruzamentos: Contemporary Brazilian Documentary, a presentation of more than 30 contemporary documentaries rarely screened outside of Brazil,...

Jonathas de Andrade, O Levante (The Uprising), 2012

Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil Opens February 1

Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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February 1–April 20, 2014, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present the major exhibition Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil...

Dias & Riedweg, O Espelho e a Tarde, 2011

Via Brasil Goes Online with New Website

Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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Columbus, OH—January 3, 2014—As it readies for the culmination of Via Brasil, a multiyear initiative exploring the art and culture of Brazil, the Wexner...