2015-07-30

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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: What Happened Here?

In conservation, sometimes we have to form theories about what might have caused the damage to an artwork to better decide how it should be corrected.  What happened here?  This collar interior in a Geoffey Beene silk chiffon dress dates…

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I am the Associate Registrar of Exhibitions at the Cincinnati Art Museum, and I have worked for the museum for 9 years.  Within the scope of my responsibilities, I oversee the majority of temporary exhibitions each year, either in-house or…

2015-06-11

Our paper conservator has been examining recently acquired drawings, including this monumental mixed media drawing by Jim Dine (American, b. 1935).  Measuring almost 4’ x 6’, The Crommelynk Gate (Boston I), 1984, is one in a series of drawings, paintings…

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Next week from Monday June 15 through Friday June 19 from 9-4 is CAM’s first week of Summer Camp.  For each of the 8 weeks of Summer Camp, we’ll provide a sneak peek into one project campers will be creating! Check…