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12 for 12: Alice Schille

12 for 12: Alice Schille

In the last of our 12 for 12 series celebrating Columbus’ Bicentennial we celebrate Alice Schille. Acknowledging the contributions of one of Ohio’s most important Impressionists, Alice Schille was a pioneer in the art world. The Columbus native’s talent and Read More…

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12 for 12: James Roy Hopkins and Edna Boies

12 for 12: James Roy Hopkins and Edna Boies

In the next in our 12 for 12 series highlighting local artists for the Columbus Bicentennial, we feature James Roy Hopkins and Edna Boies. Ohio born James Roy Hopkins (1877-1969) met his future wife Edna Boies (1872-1937) while they both Read More…

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12 for 12: Kojo Kamau Chronicles Columbus

12 for 12: Kojo Kamau Chronicles Columbus

In the next in our 12 for 12 Columbus Bicentennial series honoring Columbus artists from our permanent collection, we highlight photographer Kojo Kamau. Throughout his life, Kojo Kamau has made major contributions to the vitality of the arts in Columbus. Read More…

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12 for 12: Roy Lichtenstein

12 for 12: Roy Lichtenstein

For the next in our 12 for 12 Columbus Bicentennial series honoring Columbus artists from our permanent collection, we highlight OSU graduate, teacher and Pop Art sensation Roy Lichtenstein. Roy Lichtenstein was a well-renowned American painter, sculptor and printmaker whose Read More…

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12 for 12: Emerson Burkhart

12 for 12: Emerson Burkhart

Columbus native Emerson Burkhart believed all the world could be painted in Columbus and once declared, “I don’t need to go anywhere, it’s all here.” Burkhart is the next in our 12 for 12 series, our Columbus Bicentennial series highlighting Read More…

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12 for 12: Abdi Roble

12 for 12: Abdi Roble

In the next of our 12 for 12 series in celebration of the Columbus Bicentennial, we feature Columbus photographer Abdi Roble. Abdi Roble was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1964 and immigrated to the United States in 1989, first to Read More…

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12 for 12: Christopher Ries

12 for 12: Christopher Ries

In the next of our 12 for 12 series in celebration of the Columbus Bicentennial, we feature native Columbus glass artist Christopher Ries. While bow fishing as a child in Little Darby Creek, glass artist Christopher Ries was fascinated by Read More…

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12 for 12: Aminah Robinson

12 for 12: Aminah Robinson

(From CMA’s 2011 Aminah Robinson exhibition Street Talk and Spiritual Matters) In the next in our “12 for 12″ series, our Columbus Bicentennial initiative highlighting Columbus artists from CMA’s permanent collection, we feature Aminah Robinson. For more than sixty years, Read More…

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12 for 12

12 for 12

In honor of the Columbus Bicentennial, each month throughout 2012 we will highlight a local Columbus artist from the Museum’s collection. Look for “12 for 12″ blog posts each month, plus follow us on Facebook and Twitter for interesting tidbits Read More…

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