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Video: Studio visit with Lewis Klahr

Mon, Apr 19, 2010

Filmmaker Lewis Klahr “re-animates” images from mid-twentieth-century advertisements, comic books, and other ephemeral talismans of American commerce and popular culture to produce submerged narratives about the emotional and dream lives of his memory-haunted characters. Chris Stults, from our Film/Video department visited his Los Angeles studio to discuss his practice and see him working on his film Wednesday Morning Two A.M. (which went on to win a Tiger Award for Short Film at the 2010 International Film Festival Rotterdam). As a culmination to his 2009-2010 Residency Award in Media Arts,  the Wexner Center will be featuring a month-long retrospective of Klahr's career (along with classic films by Joseph von Sternberg, Andy Warhol, Jacques Tourneur, and others that have an important influence on Klahr's work) throughout the month of May.

Ballet Boys

Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26; Heirloom Café will remain closed on Friday, November 27.