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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: I am watching you… Bringing Back a Cincinnati Brewer Part II

In Paintings Conservation, this 19th century portrait by an anonymous artist, of Cincinnati brewer, Friedrich Billiods, was taken off the thick sheet of cardboard that it had been glued to probably 60 years ago.  The paintings conservator recently re-lined Friedrich…

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Want to know more about Masterpieces of Japanese Art? Below the Curator of Asian Art reveals why this upcoming exhibition is so special! In the press release, there is talk about the connection between Cincinnati and Japan.  Can you tell…

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We’ve asked Cincinnati Art Museum lovers to send us thoughts and feelings about an artwork at the Art Museum! Each week, we feature one interpretation here on our blog. This week,  artist Paul Loehle describes why he is drawn to…

2015-02-05 peacock edited

This peacock feather headdress, designed by Rudi Gernreich, is getting ready to go on display in The Total Look: The Creative Collaboration Between Rudi Gernreich, Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton Exhibition. The headdress has been in the Objects Conservation Lab…