Category Archives: Teaching OSU

Just before attending a gallery tour of the Wexner exhibition Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life by artist Sheilah Restack (Wilson), my friend, artist Suzanne Silver, with whom I had taught the class Drawing Ideas a year ago, handed me a copy of Amy Sillman’s zine The O.G., the eleventh issue of which was focused on […]

Today is the last day of Blueprints for a Past Future – an exhibition that brings together the work and ideas of Faculty and Students from this semester’s classes at Ohio State that engage with the radical educational and artistic experiment of Black Mountain College (during the run of the Wexner Center for the Arts […]

Now that the exhibition Myths of the Academy has closed, we – the Myths Academy Faculty – are now working with designer Kelly McNicholas on the second volume of the catalogue (you can read the first volume, also designed by Kelly, online here). Aside from a short introduction and a gallery map, all the content […]

A belated happy 2016 to you all! It has been a late start for Minus Plato, but it is set to be a busy year ahead, so do watch this space. In addition to my regular posts on Classics and Modern/Contemporary Art, throughout 2016 I will also be documenting two exciting projects that explore the […]

In my Classics 2220H: Classical Mythology/Contemporary Art class last week, each of the students delivered presentations that connected their exploration of myths of creation, love and art with individual art works from the exhibition Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne at the OSU Urban Arts Space here in Columbus. Leaving […]