Maruta Vitols Josiah McElheny: The Big Bang and Beyond
Josiah McElheny: The Big Bang and Beyond
In these hour-long gallery conversations, you'll discuss the current exhibitions with artists, curators, and members of the Ohio State community.
Maruta Vitols, a Wexner Center graduate associate, discusses how Josiah McElheny investigates the convergence of cosmology, history, and art through his interdisciplinary work, including his breathtaking glass-and-steel sculpture An End to Modernity.
An End to Modernity, 2005
Chrome-plated aluminum, electric lighting, handblown glass, steel cable and rigging
Commissioned by the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University
Courtesy of Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Free for to all audiences (advanced registration required)
Major support for Part Object Part Sculpture generously provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Bill and Sheila Lambert, Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro, and The Trueman Family.
Significant contributions also made by Mary G. and C. Robert Kidder, Joyce and Charles Shenk, Triumph International Spiesshofer & Braun Kommanditgesellschaft, Altria Group, Inc., Nimoy Foundation, The Judith Rothschild Foundation, and Nancy and Dave Gill.
Additional funding provided by Constance R. Caplan, Greater Columbus Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, the Corporate Annual Fund of the Wexner Center Foundation, and Wexner Center members.
Preferred accommodations provided by The Blackwell Inn.