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New Uses for Old Chairs

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott New Uses for Old Chairs

If you’ve spent any time on the north side of town in the last couple of weeks, you may have noticed some unusual art installations at local business such as Clintonville Outfitters or Weiland’s. Chicago had its cows on every corner, and Cincinnati did The Big Pig Gig… in comfortable Columbus, we’re more practical. Forty […]

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Katherine Kadish: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Katherine Kadish: Looking Back, Moving Forward

It’s been a long winter. It’s been a cold winter and it’s been a grey winter. It’s also been a winter that doesn’t appear to be in any particular hurry to leave. Even as I type this (ten days into spring?), there is snow on the ground. Perhaps that’s why Katherine Kadish’s new paintings and […]

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Independents’ Day is Relocating to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Independents’ Day is Relocating to Franklinton

The seventh annual Independents’ Day Festival will take place September 19th through 21st, but don’t show up to Gay Street expecting the exciting. The event is relocating to Franklinton for the first time, shifting the action to Lucas Street — a small brick street bordered by 400 West Rich to the south, the new Columbus […]

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Marcia Evans Gallery Opening Satellite Location in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Marcia Evans Gallery Opening Satellite Location in Franklinton

As East Franklinton continues to rapidly grow into a new destination locale, one Short North Gallery owner is taking the opportunity to showcase the best of the local art scene across both neighborhoods. The Marcia Evans Gallery West will host their opening reception for on April 6th inside the new Ethical Arts Collective building at […]

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Preview: The Art of Lustron

Anne Evans Anne Evans Preview: The Art of Lustron

Lustrons are an intriguing home, and an important part of Columbus history. Conceptualized and manufactured in the late 1940s, the Lustron was developed to help solve the housing crisis brought on by World War II veterans returning home. The mid-century design, built of prefabricated enameled steel panels, was a cheaper option for many. However, production […]

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Short North Adds New Public Art Murals

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Adds New Public Art Murals

The Short North Alliance is set to debut 11 new temporary outdoor murals next week, replacing the previous 10 that were on display from August 2012 to September 2013. The murals are easily installed and removed as they are made up of high-resolution images of artwork printed on a vinyl adhesive that is fixed to […]

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Review: In Touch with the Spirit at The Ohio Craft Museum

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: In Touch with the Spirit at The Ohio Craft Museum

Those of us who’ve grown up in the Western European tradition can perhaps be forgiven for coming to view the visual arts as something that’s separate from our everyday lives. Oh sure, some of us might (might) have original art in our homes, and others might (might) go to an exhibition, visit a gallery, or […]

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