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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Artist Aurora Robson at Franklin Park Conservatory

MQTlogoa  Address: 1777 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203. Yes the conservatory is located on the Historic National Road LEARN MORE

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The Franklin Park Conservatory is a botanical garden and conservatory located in Columbus, Ohio. It is open daily and an admission fee is charged. Originally built in 1895, the Conservatory is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Sacrifice + Bliss: Artist Aurora Robson uses cast-off plastic, excess packaging and junk mail to create transformative works of art with a message. READ MORE

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When I drove to Columbus,Ohio to check out the Franklin Park Conservatory my motivation was to spend  QUALITY TIME someplace warm/green and get out of the snow for awhile. Little did I know how much I would enjoy the art of Aurora Robson. ENJOY….

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“Robson uses everyday waste such as discarded plastic bottles and junk mail to create intricate sculptures, installations, and collages. Over the years, Robson has intercepted tens of thousands of bottles, saving them from their ultimate destination at the landfill or costly recycling plants.” READ MORE

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I think there are some “artistic” shadows here,so I may link to Shadow Shot Sunday 2 

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Robson’s Website, Pinned to Pinterest, Google Images ….I hope all the above is Aurora Robson’s work because The Chihuly Collection is at the Conservatory and well worth seeing. Chihuly’s artwork was first seen at the Conservatory in 2003 and shortly after, The Friends of the Conservatory, a private nonprofit group, purchased most of the pieces in that exhibition as a permanent collection for the Conservatory. READ MORE

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DSC_0001 That’s all for today.Thanks for stopping by and have a great day. Linda and I will be “wandering” for awhile but will be back with many more photos/posts.

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MQTlogoa Artist Aurora Robson at Franklin Park Conservatory A MY QUALITY TIME POST

6 comments:

Small Footprints said...

Just stunning work ... who knew that plastic could look so beautiful! Thanks for sharing! I have to write that spot down and if I ever travel to Columbus, I'm definitely taking it in.

Linda Gross said...

Nice place to visit when it is cold and snowy outside! What beautiful art from plastic!

Marie said...

Wonderful, colorful sculptures! And what a great way to recycle used plastic bottles! Love it!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Those are amazing...the orangey one is my favorite. She does great work (in more than one way)!!

Enjoy your travels.

Betsy Adams said...

Wow--that is awesome. Who knew that so many beautiful things could be made from junk and plastic??? Amazing!!!! Thanks for sharing.
Betsy

TONY LETTS said...

Amazing! They must have taken ages to make