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Here is your fourth color-themed Photo Hunt assignment:
Capture something that reflects “Pastel”
Tag your work on Instagram with #CMAPhotoHunt and #Pastel
For this fourth Color assignment you have until Friday April 19, 2013.
Please note: images must be your own.
Once again our Photography Curator Catherine Evans will select her favorites (based on the most creative entries, and ones that best represent the theme), and your creation could grace the walls at Columbus Museum of Art.
This series of CMA Photo Hunts are all about color. Since our Photo Hunts began we have received more than 2,500 submissions from hundreds of photographers from Seattle to Ohio to Paris. With our first exhibition last fall, we were first museum in the world to present a curated, crowdsourced installation based on the popular photo sharing app Instagram. The second CMA Photo Hunt exhibition is on display now in our Community Gallery, and features work selected by our William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography Catherine Evans.
This next round of assignments is inspired by color as the theme. Look for a new color-themed exhibition in our Big Idea Gallery this Spring featuring artists such as Frank Stella, Ed Ruscha, Edward Monet, Childe Hassam and more. Watch for additional biweekly Photo Hunt assignments here on our blog, and on Facebook,Twitter, and Instagram.
We can’t wait to see what you come up with for this next Photo Hunt assignment. Happy shooting!
(Photo: Portrait of a Young Woman by Mary Cassatt from our Sirak Collection)
We’re down to the Final Four of Art Madness, our version of March Madness for Art Lovers. It’s been a strong run for the Americans in Art Madness 2013. Three of the Final Four teams are works by American artists, including Edward Hopper’s Morning Sun, which in the first round took out The Breakfast by Edgar Degas, last year’s Art Madness champion; American Impressionist Mary Cassatt’s Portrait of a Young Woman, which won handily over work by fellow Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir and then art giant Peter Paul Rubens; and Charles Demuth’s Aucassin and Nicolette, which first beat work by German Expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, then work by Dutch Still Life artist Carstian Luyckx. German Expressionist Emile Nolde’s Sunflowers in Windstorm is the sole nonAmerican in the Final Four.
Who will be crowned the Art Madness Champion? It’s all up to you! Vote on our Facebook page by liking your favorite from the Art Madness Match of the Day, or in person in our lobby (in person votes are worth double!). The artwork with the most votes/likes by the next day will advance to the Championship Match, which will take place starting Saturday April 6, 2013 -Monday April 9, 2013. We’ll announce the winner on Tuesday April 10, 2013.
Art Madness Final Schedule
April 4, 2013
Final Four Match 1: Portrait of a Young Woman by Mary Cassatt vs. Sunflowers in the Windstorm by Emile Nolde.
April 5, 2013
Final Four Match 2: Morning Sun by Edward Hopper vs Aucassin and Nicolette by Charles Demuth
April 6, 2013-April 9, 2013
Art Madness Championship Match: tbd
Write short stories and illustrate them with watercolor drawings, inspired by Toulouse-Lautrec. Explore ideas, experiment with materials, and collaborate with family and friends on unique art projects Learn more
Visit the golden age of Paris at the turn of the last century with Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880 – 1910. On view February 7, 2014 - May 18, 2014.
Renoir's Women is the first of several exhibitions and books inspired by works from the museum's collection in a serious focusing on various aspects of European Modernism that will provide, we trust, a wonderful journey along the road of this marvelous period of art.
Zulu artists in South Africa create this body of work, which truly reflects their creative spirit. These versatile telephone wire baskets can be put to use or showcased on display and have become quite collectable as no two are alike.