First Baptist, clearly. (at First Baptist Church)
North Christian Church: I argue top 5 best church in America. (at North Christian Church)
An introduction to Columbus, Indiana.
Okay, super nerd friends: Here’s my latest Wikipedia article: a fairly complete (if not brief) history of the I. M. Pei designed public library in Columbus, Indiana.
Anyone care to give it a run and provide some edits? I’d love to have some friend sourcing on this one …
Robert Indiana painting for the City of Columbus at the top of the stairs I go up into work at City Hall. (at Columbus City Hall)
Perhaps the only Dollar General in the world to exist inside of shopping center designed by Harry Weese (1961). (at Dollar General)
Bartholomew County Courthouse designed by Isaac Hodgson and completed in 1874. (at Bartholomew County Courthouse)
SUBMISSION: One to Forty-Nine (c. 1968) by Alexander Girard. Gift of the Estate of Xenia S. Miller to the Indianapolis Museum of Art
Missed this. Saw in person at the Miller House, just inside the front door. Totally charming, especially in a house made of squares.
In 1972, Alexander Girard’s One to Forty-Nine (MH2010.3) was being damaged by moths. Once the moths were killed, the box with feathers was treated with hair spray. Check out the note found in the Miller House and Garden Collection.
Make a Wikipedia article about the best work of art by Jean Tinguely in the United States. Go have a look and fix and typos I’ve left behind, or add more knowledge …
Robert Indiana’s painting for the city of Columbus, Ind. (1981) (Taken with Instagram at Columbus City Hall)
Here are some links mentioned in Tricia Gilson and my presentation, Use, Degradation, and Patina: A Case Study of Eames Furniture at the Miller House and Garden, at Future Talks 011, in Munich, Germany.
The presentation was given at Die Neu Sammlung on October 27, 2011. (The RAR pictured above is in the collection of this museum.)
Before this presentation, Tricia and I interviewed Eames expert, Daniel Ostroff, on Art21’s Blog in a two-part series: Following the Eames Legacy, a Discussion with Daniel Ostroff
* Eames Furniture Links
Videos about Eames
Videos by Eames
* Miller House and Garden Links
IMA Art Babble Videos
Speakers at the Miller House Symposium at the IMA (May, 2011)
Publications about the Miller House and Garden
IMA Blog Posts
Columbus, Indiana: An Architectural Legacy Lecture by Bradley C. Brooks at the 2011 Miller House Symposium.