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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Cracking up

While this photo might invite captions about Polly wanting a “crack-er”, our paintings conservator is performing actual conservation work.  This is a detail from “The Turkish Page (Unexpected Intrusion)” by William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) as it is being prepared for…

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We’ve asked Cincinnati Art Museum lovers to send us thoughts and feelings about an artwork at the Art Museum! We feature these thoughts for #MyInterpretationMonday. This week,  Hamilton High School Student Melanie talks about her favorite piece at CAM. There…

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Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper – Court Paintings of Royal India: The Connecting Worlds of Hindus and Muslims will be the focus of the Cincinnati Asian Art Society’s First Annual Asian Art Lecture with guest speaker Dr. Vishakha…

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Four drawings are on display in Gallery 213 by the American artist Hap Tivey.  Mr. Tivey has worked in painting, sculpture and other media since the 1960s, including producing many works using light in architectural spaces.  This group of abstract…