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54 Columns | Atlanta GA

Located adjacent to Freedom Park in Atlanta GA is a piece of public art that exemplifies minimalism at its best – 54 Columns by famed artist Sol LeWitt. Walking through the installation, you certainly feel as if you are walking through an urban cityscape. While some disagree that it’s art, it definitely makes an impact. On this episode of Stories, Secrets and Sagas, walk with us through the 54 Columns and let us know what you think.

Fun Facts About 54 Columns

  • 1 54 Columns was installed in Freedom Park in Atlanta GA in 1999.
  • 2 The Fulton County Arts Council commissioned this piece of public art.
  • 3 54 Columns was named by “Art in America” magazine as one of the top 24 public arts projects in 2000.
  • 4 Sol LeWitt preferred using the term “structures” instead of “sculptures.”
  • 5 The 54 pillars are arranged in a triangular pattern that is meant to reference the Atlanta skyline and the urban environment in general.

Visit 54 Columns in Atlanta GA

625 Highland Avenue NE, Atlanta GA 30306

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