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Best Public Art Display of 2012: Bicentennial Towers

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2012 was a good year for public art in Columbus. Multiple murals went up in various neighborhoods, and many installations were completed in Downtown Columbus through the Finding Time project, which celebrated the bicentennial.

The one public art project that stood out as our readers’ favorite was the Bicentennial Towers sculpture by David Best. Four white decorative spirals were erected on columns on the Broad Street Bridge Downtown, which will remain in place through the end of the year. While the work was only temporary, it certainly sparked a public conversation about the possibility of investing in more permanent sculptures in this prime location for display.

For more information about the Bicentennial Towers, check out the embedded video below, provided by the Columbus Foundation.

Top 10 Public Art Displays of 2012:

  1. Bicentennial Towers
  2. 10x10x10 – Murals in the Short North
  3. CAP UP Window Art Displays
  4. Columbus Never Came
  5. Buckle
  6. Clintonville Mural on North Broadway
  7. Urban Scrawl
  8. Franklinton Murals
  9. The Ohio Bird Mural
  10. The Goodale Park Fountain

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