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Art Video on the Internet

Art Video on the Internet

There is a LOT of video art available to view on YouTube, but unless you know what you’re looking for it’s hard to wade through all the ‘History of Dance’ and ‘Leave Britney Alone’ stuff to get there. Fortunately, ARTFORUM Read More…

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Thoughts on The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art Museum Directors and Curators

Thoughts on The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art Museum Directors and Curators

New York’s Metropolitan Museum has been in the news a great deal of late.  That’s not unexpected given the Met is the largest and most prestigious art museum in the United States.  Last year, Philippe de Montebello, the Met’s longest-serving Read More…

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The Muralist

The Muralist

Recently I was forwarded an email from a Columbus Dispatch reporter asking for suggestions of  murals in Columbus.  Being new to town, this wasn’t easy for me to answer, but I did know about something else.  Keturah Bobo, my current Read More…

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Five Apps for the Art Lover

Five Apps for the Art Lover

I’m a Mac guy at heart. While the Art museum runs windows, for the most part. My heart is on the Mac. I saw this post at The Unofficial Apple Weblog and thought I’d pass it along. Five Apps for Read More…

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Brown Bag with the Artist- Opportunities to learn more!

Brown Bag with the Artist- Opportunities to learn more!

Brown Bag with the Artist This August, CMA is hosting “Brown Bag with the Artist” every Thursday at noon! A local artist is featured at each event to discuss how art is created. This program is FREE, and you may Read More…

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Edit

Edit

I’m often asked what I think are the necessary characteristics of a successful artist.  My ideas about this have varied over the years, but one attribute I have consistently said I find to be the most important is the ability Read More…

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Jerome Liebling

Jerome Liebling

At the end of last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Amherst, Massachusetts to tape an interview with Jerome Liebling, a member of the Photo League in the late 1940s. Liebling is best known to CMA for this Read More…

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Rainy Day = Museum Day

Rainy Day = Museum Day

There is nothing better than going to a museum on a rainy day, and CMA has all the things that make a visit great.  Where else can you see world class art made throughout history, have lunch and shop for Read More…

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Oh my, how time flies!

Oh my, how time flies!

It dawned on me the other day that I am approaching a year at CMA.  In that time I have tried my hardest to get to know our Members.  This is something that I strive to do more and more each Read More…

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Why does an art museum need computers?

Why does an art museum need computers?

I get this question a lot.  It just so happens we have over 100 computers at the Art Museum.  Our systems are used for your normal everyday things like Microsoft Word and Excel, but we also have special applications that Read More…

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