All posts by Sarah Emily

TMA’s Art House Film Presents “Kusama: Infinity”

Kusama: Infinity: The Life and Art of Yayoi Kusama, directed by Heather Lenz, examines one of Japan’s most famous artists. From her studies at the Kyoto School of Arts and Crafts to her move to New York City in 1958, Kusama’s polka dot creations were a significant influence in both the pop and modern art

Film bringing art to life

The arthouse film The Mill and The Cross (2011), directed by Lech Majewski, brings to life the 14th-century painting “The Way to Calvary” by artist Pieter Bruegel. The 97-minute film uses a modern technique blending CGI and live-action to create unusual visuals. With over 500 actors filling the screen with detailed visuals, the big screen

Telesonic 9000

Artist Dominick Gray’s project Telesonic 9000 is a modern take on the silent film era. By combining found archival film footage with electronic beats, samples, and live musical performances, the project blends both audio and visual senses together. Gray will be accompanied by a live band. 7-8pm | Thursday, December 19 Toledo Museum of Art,

Elmhurst with Sharktooth

Elmhurst was formed recently by Toledo artists Nathan Mattimoe and Justin Longacre. The post-industrial electronic duo brings together world beats, obscure samples and a wide variety of danceable grooves, including the duo’s track “Lake Serpent,” released on Youtube. Sub Shop specialties will be served all night or until staff dancing takes over. $5 | 9am-1am

Expanding expanded views

The Expanded Views: Native American Art in Focus, Part II exhibition picks up from the previous showcasing of new TMA acquisitions by American Indian visual artists and traditional craftspeople. Gallery 29A displays Native American art, both contemporary and historical. On view Thursday, December 5 through December 2020. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000

Made to Love

Handmade Toledo’s annual Holiday Maker’s Mart brings out a huge crowd. While the shop regularly stocks local handmade goods from tees to pottery on their brightly decorated shelves, Maker’s Mart invites fantastic regional and local artisans to set up shop on-site to sell their wares directly to the admiring public. It’s the concept of bringing