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

If you stood in just the right spot, a streetlight post completed the word. But it's gone since 2015; (F)art can be so fleeting.

Columbus Art Museum

In the parking lots behind the Columbus Art Museum, at the corner of Gay St. and Washington Ave. Stand near the stone pyramid on the grass median (it parallels Washington Ave.) between the two parking lots, and look west toward the ART sculpture that straddles Gay St. The view is best when there are no leaves on the trees.

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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.

It's F-ART.

(F)A-R-T Sculpture

It's best to be in downtown Columbus on a weekend in the morning, because you can actually stop and weave your way around to masterpieces like this without worrying about traffic. Plus parking is free!

[Daniel, 01/02/2011]

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