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Looking at Things: Franz Hanfstaengl’s Photographs

by Serena Deng, Photography Collection Research Intern


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In 1871, the Royal Historical Museum in Dresden (the present-day Green Vault) commissioned German photographer Franz Hanfstaengl to document the objects in its collection. Among the 160 photographs produced, lively prints of five found their way to the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Mounting Many Mini Prints

by Kay Horak, Paper Conservation Intern


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Over a couple of weeks, I examined, cleaned, and rehoused a series of sixteenth-century prints by Léonard Gaultier (circa 1561–circa 1630).

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A Seemingly Innocuous British Portrait

by Kristopher Reisser, Conservation Intern


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When I read the curatorial file for this painting, I discovered a remarkably expansive biography, not just of the painting itself, but also of the sitter and the artist. What is most interesting to me, though, is the sitter’s story.

Opening our Collections with Wikipedia

by e.m.i.


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The Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection is getting easier to explore thanks to new Wikipedia content.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Meet our Summer Intern!

by Conservation


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This summer, Michelle Leung has the amazing opportunity to intern here in textile conservation, funded through the generosity of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A look at Duchamp’s The Coffee Mill

by Conservation


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In celebration of his 133rd birthday, let’s take a closer look at Duchamp’s intaglio print of a cubist-style coffee grinder currently undergoing conservation in the Paper Lab.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Checking in with our summer intern

by Conservation


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The objects conservation lab is happy to welcome summer intern Nicole Schmidt, a graduate student from the Garman Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State in her third year of training.

Four things I’ve learned as a CAM intern

by Megan Roberts


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Posted By: Megan Roberts