Rudi Gernreich (1922-1985) Dress, detail, 1968-72, wool, On to the Second Century Endowment, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1999.58

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Vintage is for Everyone

Remember when vintage clothing was a fashion faux pas? I am a bargain hunter at heart and while I have been buying from resale shops for ages, purchasing someone else’s cast-offs was not always looked upon favorably. As Jimmy Fallon’s…

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During winter in Cincinnati, we dream about summer. We picture a large expanse of blue water in our minds and try to conjure up the smell of sunscreen and the sound of flip flops slapping the ground. These memories sustain…

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Sand sculptures, food trucks, midway games, palm trees – while all of these things may conjure an image of the ocean boardwalk at Venice Beach, this was the scene at the Cincinnati Art Museum on June 15, when we transformed…

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On May 8, 2013, our director, Aaron Betsky, participated in this panel discussion organized by the American Federation of Arts. Join the discussion & let us know what you think about blockbuster exhibitions in the comments. AFA ArtViews “Art Museum…