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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Bringing back a Cincinnati Brewer.

Our paintings conservator is tackling another dirty job. A recent acquisition, this anonymous 19th century portrait of Cincinnati brewer, Friedrich Billiods , is being cleaned.  (The Lafayette Brewery building to be uncovered behind him still stands in downtown Cincinnati.)  As…

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The Cincinnati Art Museum spoke to the artist behind the new retrospective Bukang Y. Kim: Journey. This is the first time this collection has been shown at the Cincinnati Art Museum. On display December 13, 2014 through March 15, 2015,…

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Our 2014 Summer ARTventures classes ended in a flash of clever creations.  During our final week of class, we looked at a variety of artworks that allowed us to compare and contrast concepts like realism and abstraction, and two-dimensional and…

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Somewhere, deep in the bowels of the Cincinnati Art Museum, away from the hustle and bustle of the public galleries, is a time machine. A time machine made of paper. Before you start to worry that the Art Museum has…