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Visible Evidence- a collaboration with nature

Jed Jed Visible Evidence- a collaboration with nature

Visible Evidence is an exhibition of new and recent artwork byCatherine Bell Smith that will stretch your understanding of the interplay between art and the beauty of the natural world. This solo exhibition ofinstallations, sculptures and seed mosaics will fill the Shot Tower Gallery located on Fort Hayes campus. Collected bark, seeds, and pods becomethe […]

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Interactive Sculpture to be Revealed at the Convention Center this Thursday

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Interactive Sculpture to be Revealed at the Convention Center this Thursday

The Convention Facilities Authority will hold a VIP celebration event this Thursday for the completion of the Greater Columbus Convention Center’s renovations, and the unveiling of a “one-of-a-kind interactive LED sculpture designed to represent Central Ohio’s deep diversity.” The renovation cost $140 million and spanned two years, adding 95,000 square feet to the Convention Center, […]

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Fountain Design Approved for New Downtown Library Plaza

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fountain Design Approved for New Downtown Library Plaza

The Downtown Commission voted to approve the design of a water feature that will anchor the new plaza currently under construction on the east side of the Main Library in the Discovery District. The new plaza will serve as a gateway between the newly renovated building and the Topiary Park, connecting the two amenities together. […]

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Artist carving unique miniatures of iconic Columbus buildings

Anne Evans Anne Evans Artist carving unique miniatures of iconic Columbus buildings

Ben Sostrom has been carving things for a long time. Recently, he has been carving miniature versions of iconic Columbus buildings into wine corks, suitable for ornaments and for display. “I remember loving to carve walking sticks in Scouts when I was young,” says Sostrom. “Often impractically small ones, so my love for small art […]

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“Flowing Kiss” Sculptures to be Installed at North Bank Park This Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren “Flowing Kiss” Sculptures to be Installed at North Bank Park This Summer

A new piece of public art is on track to be unveiled this summer at North Bank Park. “Flowing Kiss”, which will consist of two shining steel sculptures placed on black and white granite columns, is currently being fabricated. The 15-foot tall sculptures will be placed in the stone planters on either side of Neil […]

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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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Sculpture Thenish and Nowish: David Smith and Alina Szapocznikow at the Wexner Center

 Jeff Regensburger Sculpture Thenish and Nowish: David Smith and Alina Szapocznikow at the Wexner Center

One of the nice things about my relationship with Columbus Underground is this: I can write whatever I want, whenever I want. All those pesky relics of staid, old media; things like deadlines, word counts, and style guides vanish in the cloud of binary code and digital content. It really is a brave new world. […]

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