Known for his elaborate, humorous, and flamboyant creations, Benjamin B. Green-Field (1898-1988), the creative genius behind the Bes-Ben label, designed hats using a variety of everyday objects and a wide array of unusual trimmings
Experience life in the 1950s by putting your feet up on the couch, playing a record, peeking in drawers and rolling in the grass in a full-size prefabricated Lustron home built inside the museum at the Ohio History Center.
This exhibition highlights some of the most significant gifts of contemporary art made to the Indianapolis Museum of Art over its 135-year history, which were donated by longtime supporters Kay Koch, and Joan and Walter Wolf
A Circus of One will be Alison Crocetta’s first solo museum exhibition. A New York-born, Columbus-based artist and professor at Ohio State University, Crocetta works in an interdisciplinary fashion to merge performance, sculptural form, film and sound into hybrid artworks.
Inspired by the monumental mosaic “Worker Murals” created by Winold Reiss for Cincinnati’s Union Terminal opening in 1933, Matt Lynch (Cincinnati, OH) and Curtis Goldstein (Columbus, OH) combined their respective backgrounds in alternative applications for industrial materials and collage and mural painting to create Work/Surface, a suite of laser-cut Formica high-pressure laminate mosaics.
"There's a fluidity of color, of race, in the Caribbean … In America, you're black.” Caribbean-born, Brooklyn-based artist Firelei Báez navigates a broad spectrum of color, race and identity in her first Ohio exhibition.