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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Reconstructing a Japanese Teapot Spout

by Kelly Rectenwald, Conservator of Objects


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In our last post about the Miss Mariko Okinawa doll’s tea set, we discussed re-joining all of the tiny ceramic fragments.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Reconstructing a Japanese Doll’s Tea Set

by Kelly Rectenwald, Objects Conservator


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These tiny ceramic fragments are part of a Japanese doll’s tea set. I am working on putting these pieces back together so that they can be displayed with their doll in the future.

Just In Time For Spring: Rare Utagawa Kōshū Hanging Scroll

by By Dr. Hou-mei Sung


Utagawa Kōshū, 歌川珖舟, Japanese Spring Festivals, East Asian Art, Hanging Scroll

Doll-like figures celebrate major Japanese spring festivals in this breathtaking 19th century masterpiece.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Tale of the Bamboo Cutter

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Staff members have been very active in the museum galleries for the past month. One of the cases that was due for its regular rotation is the hanging scroll case in Gallery 138.

Cincinnati Art Museum docent wins international award

by Helen Rindsberg


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Longtime Cincinnati Art Museum docent and supporter of the arts Helen Rindsberg wins international award.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Japanese Haori

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This Japanese garment, or haori, recently went on display in the Asian Gallery.

The Magic of Mokuhanga

by Helen Rindsberg


Japanese Woodblock, April Vollmer, Cincinnati Asian Art Society

Artist April Vollmer will help the Cincinnati Art Museum celebrate its outstanding Japanese woodblock print collection at a special event from the Cincinnati Asian Art Society on Sunday, March 31.

“Hokusai Updated” at the Mori Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

by Dr. Hou-mei Sung, Curator of Asian Art


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The exhibition will feature a set of ten rare woodblock prints by Hokusai illustrating Kanadehon Chūshingura and two paintings from the Cincinnati Art Museum’s collection.

Q+A: Masterpieces of Japanese Art

by Dr. Hou Mei Sung


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Posted By: Dr. Hou Mei Sung