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TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Anne Evans Anne Evans TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Fans of last year’s Tiny Doors project will be excited to learn that a whole new world of discovery has come to several of Columbus’ parks this summer. Columbus Recreation and Parks has launched the TREEmendous project, a collaboration with five artists to place treehouses in chosen trees in five city parks. The installations will […]

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Art Review: Leah Frankel, Shed Series

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Art Review: Leah Frankel, Shed Series

The Shed is a delightfully DIY exhibition space tucked into the lovely back yard of a Clintonville home. Artist Blake Turner, who has worked extensively with non-permanent exhibitions and found spaces, claimed this little barn-like building and converted it into “an art space for realizing ideas.”  Although more casual, and certainly less commercial than traditional […]

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GCAC Presents: North Market a Historical Icon in Columbus

Sheila Hunt Rossiter Sheila Hunt Rossiter GCAC Presents: North Market a Historical Icon in Columbus

North Market attracts an estimated 1 million plus visitors per year. We are best known for our Farmers’ Market, fresh produce, meats, poultry and seafood, as well as our merchants that offer ethnic food specialties, gourmet groceries, fabulous flowers and great gifts. We provide an authentic Columbus, Ohio experience that highlights the diversity and vibrancy […]

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New Pearl Street Building to Feature Unique Public Art Piece

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Pearl Street Building to Feature Unique Public Art Piece

When the Italian Village Commission gave their conditional approval to Borror Properties’ new project at 848 North Pearl Street earlier this month, it marked more than just the next step for a five-story residential building in the neighborhood – it meant that a unique piece of collaborative art celebrating Columbus and the Short North had finally […]

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Review: Old Wood and Ancient Haunts, New Works by Linda Gall

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Review: Old Wood and Ancient Haunts, New Works by Linda Gall

Painter Linda Gall is known for her evocative images of abandoned industrial sites inhabited by an odd assortment of antique porcelain figurines. Depicted as if life-size, these strange ceramic protagonists can be kitschy and comic, or mannered and graceful. Their enigmatic presence serves to activate the narrative potential of what would otherwise be architectural still […]

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Review: Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes

If we take Joseph Nicephore Niepce’s View from the Window at Le Gras as a starting point, then we find ourselves fast approaching two centuries of painting and photography living side by side. While each discipline has long since proven itself worthy of artistic consideration, the places where the two intersect can often bear the […]

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GCAC Presents: Collaborative Focus on Columbus Artists Highlights Hometown Talent

Tom Katzenmeyer Tom Katzenmeyer GCAC Presents: Collaborative Focus on Columbus Artists Highlights Hometown Talent

Columbus has been getting national recognition for our collaborative spirit. Just last year The Atlantic published a series of articles about how we do things differently here – how our business community, our nonprofits and our political leadership work seamlessly with one another to accomplish great things. We’ve seen this in recent years as our […]

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