Figuring Our Humanity - Delaware County Convention & Visitors Bureau Inc.

 

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Figuring Our Humanity

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:00am

Two-dimensional prints and three-dimensional ceramic works invite viewers to contemplate the expressive, unique, and timeless visual qualities of the human figure, and the idea of humanity. The exhibition is curated by Kristina Bogdanov, associate professor of fine arts, and OWU alumna Tammy Wallace, assistant director of the museum. The exhibit includes ceramic artists Jim Bowling, Sarah Hahn, Kyle & Kelly Phelps, Tara Polansky, Richard Swanson, Paul Wandless, and Janis Mars Wunderlich along with prints from Ohio Wesleyan’s permanent collection by Leonard Baskin, Peter Blake, Wanda Ewing, Dorothy Getz, Alberto Giacometti, Toshijiro (Nenjiro) Inagaki, Karl Kasten, Oskar Kokoschka, Kathe Kollwitz, Georges Rouault, Arthur Segal, Sadao Watanabe, and Janis Mars Wunderlich. Several special events are planned in connection with the exhibition, including an opening reception at 2 p.m. Nov. 3; a curator tour and panel discussion starting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5; and figure drawing classes at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 and 14, Jan. 23, and Feb. 6. Classes are free for students with a valid school ID and $5 for all others. During the academic year, the Ross Art Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is handicap-accessible, and admission is always free.

Call (740) 368-3606 or visit www.owu.edu/ross for more information.

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