Columbus, Ohio: (F) A-R-T Sculpture

If you stand in just the right spot, a streetlamp completes the word. A previous streetlamp was taken down in 2015; this replacement appeared in 2021.

Address:
458-426 E. Gay St., Columbus, OH
Directions:
On E. Gay St. midway between N. 9th St. and Connell Ave. Face west, and you'll see the black "F" streetlamp to the left of the red "ART" sculpture.
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F-ART.

New (F) A-R-T Sculpture

While the construction and addition of a new wing at the Columbus Museum of Art eliminated the "F" in F-A-R-T, the new streetscape and light pole makes it easier to spell it out.

[Greg Phelps, 09/16/2021]
(F)ART

The lights have been changed so that the "F" is gone.

[Patricia, 05/15/2017]

ART sign.

FART Sculpture

I did not see the "F" for FART, but I love the picture taken with my Art Car under ART.

[Queen Becky, 04/19/2015]

And your Art Car is propelled by gas, just like a fart.

(F) A-R-T Sculpture

We tried to find the "F," but it appears that the recent construction site may have knocked down the light poles that made the "F." We spent 30 minutes moving around the area but never were able to see the combo. Even the security guard helped us as he laughed.

[Dj, 03/31/2015]

(F)-A-R-T... uh, not quite.

(F) A-R-T Sculpture

Agree with prior communications that this, and other downtown Columbus sites, are nicely and easily viewed on weekend mornings. With regard to this "attraction," it is best viewed in the winter months as the trees on the nearby street have grown and their summer leaves obscure the letters, especially the "T"

[Hal Clarke, 07/20/2011]

We tried for it last week and couldn't quite contort to squeeze out the proper letter arrangement. And the people standing over near the museum were laughing at us.


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