Friday, May 15
Don’t miss this chance to hear from photographer Catherine Opie and painter Jack Whitten, who share a stage for the first time in a conversation moderated by acclaimed art critic Tyler Green, host of the Modern Art Notes Podcast. The conversation begins in the Film/Video Theater at 5 PM. Enjoy complimentary snacks and a cash bar as DJ CitizenDorianS spins tunes in the café 6–9 PM. The galleries open at 4 PM so you can view the exhibitions before the talk. Arrive early—seating for the conversation is first come, first served.
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Through Sunday, August 2, 2015
Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes
Ohio-born photographer Catherine Opie returns to the Wexner Center to debut a new series of artist portraits and abstract landscapes. Consisting of about 50 color pigment print photographs produced in 2012 and 2013, the series charts several new developments—as well as some stunning departures—in her practice.
Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting
This spring, join us to explore the groundbreaking work of African American artist Jack Whitten in the first career-spanning retrospective of his dynamic oeuvre. Featuring nearly 50 canvases, the exhibition traces the trajectory of Whitten’s restless formal experimentation from the mid-1960s to the present with paintings that, while abstract, often contain cultural, political, and social references.