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Urban Plein Air Paintings start on April 1, 2012

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    Anne Evans
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    If on April 1 you come upon an artist at work on the street painting a building, it’s no April Fool.

    As part of Finding Time: Columbus Public Art 2012, and in celebration of 200Columbus, Four-Season Urban Plein Air Paintings will launch on April 1 and continue through the end of the year. Members of Central Ohio Plein Air will paint six paintings per season on buildings in the downtown core.

    The plein air style, a French term that means “in open air,” refers to a process in which the artist paints a subject on location. For Finding Time, the locations will be unexpected sites around downtown, such as side streets, alleys, parking lots, and other nooks and crannies.

    So if you come upon an artist at work or a beautiful surprise painting, consider yourself a part of the celebration. And enjoy.

    Finding Time: Columbus Public Art 2012: Four-Season Urban Plein Air Paintings
    Location: Around Downtown Columbus
    Hours: April 1 – December 31
    Admission: Not a thing
    Phone: 614.309.8986
    columbuspublicart.com

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    Anne Evans
    Anne Evans
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    come and enjoy A Live Performance of the First Six Compositions Commissioned for Finding Time: ColumbusPublicArt2012. The concert will take place this Tuesday, July 17 at 12 p.m. on the corner of East Broad Street and South Third Street, in front of Trinity Episcopal Church.

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