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Exhibit preview: The traumatic beauty of Ori Gersht

The captivating beauty within Ori Gersht’s photography and video works are obvious, but that’s only part of the reason the Israeli-born artist is recognized as one of the most interesting and provocative individuals currently working. Aside from the stunning aesthetics, Gersht is drawing attention and accolades for the contemplation that permeates into each image.
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Exhibit preview: Pull Left walkthrough offers opportunity for an in-depth tutorial on the work

The Urban Arts Space’s current main exhibition is a group show featuring some of China’s most exciting contemporary artists.
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Exhibit preview: “Tom Burckhardt: Full Stop” recreates artist’s studios with only cardboard and black paint

Tom Burckhardt’s “Full Stop” is a wonderfully simplistic and whimsical three-dimensional recreation of an artist’s studio, using only cardboard and black paint. The studio — including everything from drawing tables, a canvas and materials, right down to the brushes, paint cans and easels, to a bookshelf, tool wall and other works of art — was created in 2004 and has been touring various museums and art institutions since.
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The must-see fashions of FMMF

Fashion designers from around the world will showcase their collections and lead seminars at FMMF. Here are a few standouts.
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Ballet preview: BalletMet previews new season and second company at Rhythm on the River

This is the first chance to view selections for BalletMet’s 2014-15 season.
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Festival preview: Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival offers fun alternative this holiday week

If you’re looking for a way to spend Labor Day somewhere other than the pools and backyard barbecues, this festival — which began in 1966 — has plenty of sights, sounds and experiences to take in.
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Staff Pick: Wild Goose Creative presents #wildartcolumbus

For the month of September, Wild Goose Creative is running a social-media initiative designed to engage the Columbus arts community. While most use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for narcissism (selfies, mindless, self-indulging posts), click bait (“What character from ‘Gilgamesh’ are you?) or just general amusement (cat fails!), Wild Goose is actually asking folks to have a legitimate dialog about art and interact with local artists.
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Exhibit preview: The traumatic beauty of Ori Gersht

The captivating beauty within Ori Gersht’s photography and video works are obvious, but that’s only part of the reason the Israeli-born artist is recognized as one of the most interesting and provocative individuals currently working. Aside from the stunning aesthetics, Gersht is drawing attention and accolades for the contemplation that permeates into each image.
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MINT's inaugural exhibition slated for Friday

"Influx" opens at south side DIY artist space, MINT
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