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Art Commissioners Reflect on Statue Removal, Flag Redesign & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Art Commissioners Reflect on Statue Removal, Flag Redesign & More

On Wednesday, July 1, the removal of the Christopher Columbus statue located at City Hall began, as requested by Mayor Andrew Ginther and agreed upon by the Columbus Art Commission, whose members are charged with approving the altering or removal of the city’s public art, among other responsibilities. The seven-person body motioned to move forward […]

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Columbus Needs to Better Care for Its Arts Scene

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Needs to Better Care for Its Arts Scene

On August 28, the Columbus Foundation held its annual Big Table event, facilitating a day of community gatherings and conversations. Around Columbus, community members hosted and participated in discussions on the targeted issues and ideas that affect our city. A Big Table conversation held by Wild Goose Creative, 934 Gallery, 400 Square and the Franklinton […]

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Columbus Sculpture Replicated with Chinese Knockoff

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Sculpture Replicated with Chinese Knockoff

In 2017, a 14-foot, interactive 3D sculpture, dubbed “As We Are,” was unveiled at a newly renovated Greater Columbus Convention Center. The sculpture came from the mind of College of Art & Design associate professor and artist Matthew Mohr as a comment on social media, diversity, and “representation of self.” At the time of its […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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