Tag: Columbus

Pre-Hispanic Sculpture of a Woman to Replace Mexico’s Columbus Statue  – ARTnews.com

A statue of Christopher Columbus that once stood in at the center of Mexico City’s most prominent boulevard, Paseo de la Reforma, will be replaced by a replica of a pre-Hispanic carving of an Indigenous women, city officials shared earlier this week. The stone sculpture was unearthed earlier this year in January in the Huasteca region, along the Gulf of Mexico, and was dubbed ...

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Christopher Columbus Statue Replaced by Monument to Indigenous Women – ARTnews.com

A prominent statue of Christopher Columbus that stood in one of Mexico City’s busiest avenues, Paseo de la Reforma, is set to be replaced with a memorial by Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes honoring Indigenous women, announced the city’s mayor Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo. The 19th century bronze figure was frequently targeted by demonstrators, who denounced the Italian navigator’s role in colonizing the Americas. Last October, ...

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Mural installations on Columbus campus explore art and activism

As students, faculty and staff return to The Ohio State University this week, colorful murals stand in popular destinations on campus. The artwork delivers a powerful message.The murals, installed in the plaza south of the Wexner Center for the Arts, Thompson Library and Hale Black Cultural Center, are part of a collaboration with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) to bring #ArtUnitesCbus, a Black Lives Matter public art ...

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Columbus Museum of Art’s Pittsuti Collection

Nina Katchadourian: Feeling something that is not in our world Nina Kachadrian’s To feel something that wasn’t in our world Is an immersive, deep and personal work about wit, hope and creativity under compulsion. Katchadourian’s work can be found in public and private collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Morgan Library, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Margaries ...

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Columbus Kicks Off Weeklong Sullivant Public Art Project

The City of Columbus kicked off the start of a weeklong public art project Monday afternoon to improve the West side.The project will have 21 artists spending this week painting temporary pavement murals and other art installations such as poetry written on sidewalks at soon-to-be construction locations for next year along Sullivant Avenue.Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther said the public art created this week is ...

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Columbus Museum of Art awards fall grants

Courtesy of CMAD COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Columbus Museum of Art and Design (CMAD) recently announced it has awarded two grants for community-based art and design projects. In the Fall 2020 grant cycle, CMAD asked applicants to focus on projects engaging the Columbus community through public visual art and design projects or experiences. Grants are awarded directly to individual professional artists and designers through ...

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Art Industry News: Italian-American Groups Campaign to Keep Christopher Columbus Statues Standing Tall + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, August 14. NEED-TO-READ Artists Condemn Raids on Palestinian Cultural Centers – Brian Eno, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, and Tai Shani are among 60 international musicians, artists, and creatives who have signed an open letter condemning ...

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