May the Fourth Be with You.

May the Fourth Be with You.

May 4th is a holiday created by Star Wars fans to celebrate the films series, books, and culture . The date was chosen for the easy pun on the catchphrase “May the Force be with you”—”May the fourth be with you”.  In honor of Star Wars day, our staff has taken Darth Vader on a tour through the Columbus Museum! Below we have captured him looking at pieces in the collection and taking inspiration from pieces to create his own “masterpieces”.

 

 

Inspired by the female architects in the Troublemakers and Trailblazers exhibit, Vader decided to spend some time in the studio reworking his Death Star plans.

Inspired by the female architects in the Troublemakers and Trailblazers exhibit, Vader decided to spend some time in the studio reworking his Death Star plans.

Vader was fascinated to learn about how Stuart Davis took inspiration from jazz music to create works like Shapes Of Landscape Space #3, although he prefers a John Williams score himself.

Vader was fascinated to learn about how Stuart Davis took inspiration from jazz music to create works like Shapes Of Landscape Space #3, although he prefers a John Williams score himself.

Might be time to change up the Storm Troopers uniforms…

Might be time to change up the Storm Troopers uniforms…

Thinking about the importance of father and son relationships while checking out The Earnest Pupil by Eastman Johnson.

Thinking about the importance of father and son relationships while checking out The Earnest Pupil by Eastman Johnson.

Vader was impressed by the scale of Bo Bartlett’s contemporary realist painting, Homecoming.  A little wary of the large fire, however.

Vader was impressed by the scale of Bo Bartlett’s contemporary realist painting, Homecoming. A little wary of the large fire, however.

The FORCEful brushstrokes in Robert Motherwell’s Massive Image really spoke toVader.

The FORCEful brushstrokes in Robert Motherwell’s Massive Image really spoke toVader.

The Dark Lord of the Sith appreciated the color palette Louise Nevelson chose for her piece, Silence-Music 1

The Dark Lord of the Sith appreciated the color palette Louise Nevelson chose for her piece, Silence-Music 1

Waiting patiently for the Millennium Falcon to come out

Waiting patiently for the Millennium Falcon to come out

Despite his best efforts, Vader was unable to summon a scramble dog with the force while viewing A Moment in Dinglewood by Bo Bartlett.

Despite his best efforts, Vader was unable to summon a scramble dog with the force while viewing A Moment in Dinglewood by Bo Bartlett.

When asked to write down the name of a troublemaker from history, Lord Vader only had one response.

When asked to write down the name of a troublemaker from history, Lord Vader only had one response.

Vader tried to absorb some leadership skills from the portrait of George Washington by Rembrandt Peale.

Vader tried to absorb some leadership skills from the portrait of George Washington by Rembrandt Peale.

After his tour, Darth Vader felt much more educated about American art and local history; however his self confidence level may have been a bit too high.

After his tour, Darth Vader felt much more educated about American art and local history; however his self confidence level may have been a bit too high.

 

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