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Program to Bring Unique Public Art to the University District

Brent Warren Brent Warren Program to Bring Unique Public Art to the University District

The University District Organization is soliciting proposals for a wide-ranging public art program, one that organizers hope will shine a spotlight on the rich cultural life of the neighborhood. Matt Hansen of the UDO explained that the five “tactical art projects” are designed to be experimental – the ideas that are the most well-received could […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Roger Kent Grosswiler Jr. Talks Obsession, Human Oddities and All Things Geek Love

Justin Johnston Justin Johnston Columbus Makes Art Presents: Roger Kent Grosswiler Jr. Talks Obsession, Human Oddities and All Things Geek Love

For the month of August, Roger Kent Grosswiler Jr. steps up as guest curator at Wild Goose Creative. The show features 20 local artists’ works inspired by Katherine Dunn’s novel Geek Love. In addition to a gallery opening, Kent will host a 10-hour live reading of the novel. Justin Johnston: Tell me about your work […]

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TacocaT Cooperative Closing its Doors Ahead of Building Demolition

Walker Evans Walker Evans TacocaT Cooperative Closing its Doors Ahead of Building Demolition

After three years of operation at 937 Burrell Avenue in Grandview Heights, the TacocaT Cooperative is coming to an end. The building is slated for demolition and redeveloping as a part of Grandview Yard, similar to it’s predecessor Junctionview Studios, which was located about a block away before it too was demolished. “We have to […]

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New “Blockfort” Art Studio & Gallery Coming Soon to Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New “Blockfort” Art Studio & Gallery Coming Soon to Downtown

Before the end of the year, an old auto parts store and warehouse will become the newest Downtown creative space. A group of local artists will soon inhabit the old NAPA Auto Parts Store at 162 N. Sixth St., primarily relocating from the soon-to-be-demolished TacocaT Cooperative in Grandview Heights. “The majority of people at TacocaT […]

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Aaron Fowler’s Tough Love

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Aaron Fowler’s Tough Love

On June 1 it was announced that Michael Goodson would resign his position as Director of Exhibitions at the Beeler Gallery at Columbus College of Art and Design and assume the role of Senior Curator of Exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts. While I expect Mr. Goodson will be greatly missed at CCAD, […]

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White Castle Development to Feature “Iconic” Piece of Public Art

Brent Warren Brent Warren White Castle Development to Feature “Iconic” Piece of Public Art

With construction scheduled to start soon on the Short North White Castle Development, plans are starting to come together for a significant piece of public art that would be incorporated into the project. The Create Columbus Commission announced on Thursday that they are awarding a $10,000 grant to a group called Columbus Inspires to “design, […]

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Review: Picasso Dazzles at the Columbus Museum of Art

Liz Trapp Liz Trapp Review: Picasso Dazzles at the Columbus Museum of Art

If there is anything surprising about the Picasso exhibition currently on view at the Columbus Museum of Art, it is that there are still grand performances mounted by the legendary master himself. The Spanish painter who was best known for restructuring and revising the trajectory of art history with his Cubist works, which fractured the […]

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