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Finding Time is a temporary public art project in Downtown Columbus designed to celebrate the Columbus Bicentennial. More information can be found online at www.ColumbusPublicArt.com.

Parking Lot Booths Transformed into Public Art Installations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Parking Lot Booths Transformed into Public Art Installations

Last summer we announced a new public art program that would replace five simple parking lot shacks with more interest visual pieces that would add a public art component into the middle of these surface parking hardscapes. The program, known as Bold Booths, has officially launched with the first of those five booths now installed […]

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Downtown Parking Lots to Receive Public Art Upgrades

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Parking Lots to Receive Public Art Upgrades

Urban enthusiasts generally agree that there’s no bigger blight on a Downtown area than a surface parking lot. They use a lot of space for a single purpose that is always considered underutilized when compared to virtually any other type of development, large or small. Thankfully, Columbus is filling in surface lots with new development, […]

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Last Chance to see Cows Grazing in the Scioto River

Walker Evans Walker Evans Last Chance to see Cows Grazing in the Scioto River

It’s nearly 2014, but some of the public art pieces from 2012’s Finding Time series are still on display for a little bit longer. The five red wireframe cow sculptures that make up Tim Rietenbach’s “Grazing” installation will be coming out of the river near North Bank Park this weekend, which gives you only a […]

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Iranian-American Discusses Global Politics in Columbus

 Jon Rubin Iranian-American Discusses Global Politics in Columbus

This is the second in a series of interviews in conjunction with “The Time and The Temperature,” an art project created for the Finding Time public art series in Columbus. “The Time and The Temperature” consists of a custom-made roadside sign (similar to ones you see in front of businesses, churches, and schools throughout America) […]

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Columbus: A City for Important National Political and Civic Discussion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus: A City for Important National Political and Civic Discussion

In January, we wrote briefly about a newly installed public art piece that was one of the final projects of the Finding Time public art series that helped to celebrate the bicentennial birthday of Columbus in 2012. That piece is titled “The Time and The Temperature” and while it may seem like a simple concept on the […]

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New Downtown Public Artwork Connects Columbus with Iran

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Downtown Public Artwork Connects Columbus with Iran

What are the first thoughts that come to mind when you hear about the country of Iran? It’s regularly in the news, and many times not necessarily for positive reasons. Pittsburgh-based artist Jon Rubin is asking passersby in Downtown Columbus to reevaluate those thoughts through a newly installed public artwork piece on East Broad Street […]

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Best Public Art Display of 2012: Bicentennial Towers

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Public Art Display of 2012: Bicentennial Towers

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 […]

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