Facts & Figures: Contemporary Realism from The Columbus Museum

May 23 – August 26, 2023

This installation presents some of the very best contemporary realist paintings from the holdings of The Columbus Museum. As a survey in miniature, the exhibition provides visual evidence to students and visitors of the style’s different inflections since the 1950s. In addition, the exhibition will chart how the use of realism has evolved from straightforward transcription to encompass more conceptual approaches. Featured artists include Janet Fish, Burt Silverman, Wes Hempel, Jack Beal, and Bo Bartlett.