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Columbus Makes Art Presents: John Sunami and Generations of Art

Nancy Colvin Nancy Colvin Columbus Makes Art Presents: John Sunami and Generations of Art

John Sunami has been a Columbus resident since 1976. A pioneer of digital art, he was the winner of one of the first ever digital art competitions, as sponsored by MacWorld Magazine in the early 1980s. His public art and sculptures are now found across town, at the COTA headquarters, at the corner of Livingston […]

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GCAC Presents: Holidays at CMA

Nancy Colvin Nancy Colvin GCAC Presents: Holidays at CMA

For the past two years the Columbus Museum of Art has been a work in progress. The entrance moved, the museum store was tucked into a gallery space, and the special exhibition space was closed. A large hole appeared in the ground on the east side of the building and slowly but surely a foundation […]

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GCAC Presents: Creative Connections at the Columbus Museum of Art

Nancy Colvin Nancy Colvin GCAC Presents: Creative Connections at the Columbus Museum of Art

If you’ve visited the Columbus Museum of Art during the past several months, you may have stumbled across some interesting characters: super heroes, show girls, paranormal investigators, indie rock stars, protestors and art thieves. They’ve engaged and entertained the casual Saturday visitor, but they’ve also helped connect CMA guests to Columbus creative community and invited […]

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GCAC Presents: Does Rothko Speak to You?

Nancy Colvin Nancy Colvin GCAC Presents: Does Rothko Speak to You?

Yes, I know, abstract painting is tough and either it speaks to you or it doesn’t. I’ve spent nearly a year reading about Mark Rothko, looking at images of his work, squinting my eyes and looking again trying to figure out what it is I’m missing and honestly, until a few days ago, I still […]

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GCAC Presents: Caravaggio. The Man. The Mystery. The Masterpiece.

Nancy Colvin Nancy Colvin GCAC Presents: Caravaggio. The Man. The Mystery. The Masterpiece.

Some paintings find their power in the stories they tell, others in the stories that are told about them. Caravaggio’s Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), on view exclusively at the Columbus Museum of Art, does both. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio painted, partied and brawled his way into art history. His “larger than life” reputation at […]

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