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Columbus Indiana Art Print

Columbus Indiana Illustrated Art Print

A Moonlit Monolith. The unique and unexpected architecture of the First Christian Church in Columbus Indiana.


The First Christian Church in Columbus, Indiana, was built in 1942. It was the first contemporary building in Columbus and one of the first churches in the United States to be built in a contemporary architectural style.

The building, designed by Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, consists of a glass-fronted main hall, with a tower and bridge section.
Rather than imitating a historic style with no personal relevance to Columbus, Saarinen chose to reflect the fundamentals of Christian faith in the church design, in an effort to unite the different denominations in the town. He believed Modern architecture was particularly appropriate for this form of Christianity – the church would be based on the fundamentals of religion and architecture and freed from traditional theology and style.

I was lucky with visit Columbus this year, and was blown away by this impressive imposing clock tower, and the rest of architecture in this little town, planned by Saarinen.

'LARGE ARCH' was created by sculptor Henry Moore and installed on the library plaza in 1971. Moore’s amorphous style contrasts well with the rectilinear qualities of his library and First Christian Church.

I also offer Framed prints for A4 and A3 sizes only for local UK orders. (Please do not select this if the delivery address is outside the UK!)You can add on to your order here:

  • Product Info & Sizes

    Matte Prints on 250gsm thick paper.

    Fine art Giclee Prints on 300gsm thick paper available. (I love this, as the archival inks enhance the colours, on light texture)


    A5: 5.8 x 8.3in  A4: 8.27 x 11.7in

    A3: 11.7 x 16.5in A2: 16.5 x 23.4in

    A1: 23.4 x 33.1 in

  • Shipping & Returns

    Please allow 6-7 days for dispatch. For urgent orders, please message me, I'll try my best to expedite.

    Shipping: Within UK : Royal Mail First Class Rest of the World: Royal Mail Tracked. (10 days - 20+ days depending on the country's customs)

    Please note that prints are not framed. Please be aware that colours may vary slightly from what you see on your screen, depending on your monitor settings.

    Giclee prints are printed on organic 100% cotton paper. Due to the nature of the paper, there are occasional grains and specks in the texture.


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