Discovering IOWA

by Nathaniel M. Stein, Ph.D.

4/5/2021

IOWA , Nancy Rexroth , photography , Appalachia , Light on IOWA , Ann Segal

IOWA was the kind of book that changed the way photography lovers could imagine the expressive possibilities of the medium. It stuck with people.

Trailblazing modernist photographer Germaine Krull enters CAM collection via the Mary R. Schiff Library & Archives

by Emily Bauman, Curatorial Assistant for Photography & Film Programmer for Moving Images

2/10/2021

photography , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , Germaine Krull , modern art , permanent collection

Krull’s groundbreaking modernist work now resides in the Photography Collection at the museum.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: New to Women Breaking Boundaries

by Conservation

2/20/2020

conservation , photography conservation , Camera Work Magazine , Photogravure , Photomechanical reproduction , Gertrude Käsebier

The objects in the Women Breaking Boundaries exhibit in the galleries across from the café are examples of wide-ranging media, including light-sensitive objects.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Ready for his close-up?

by Conservation

8/15/2019

Duveneck , photography , paintings conservation , behind the scenes

Sometimes a painting can make its feelings known.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: A disappearing act!

by Conservation

5/23/2019

panting conservation , infrared , infrared imaging , duveneck , underdrawing , underpainting , infrared photography , behind the scenes

This large unfinished work by Frank Duveneck is in the paintings conservation lab to be examined.

Notes from Photography Storage: Three Japanese Ambrotypes

by Megan Beckerich

9/17/2018

ambrotype , japanese photography , research , curatorial blog

Photography was first introduced to Japan in the 1840s, via the sole government-approved trading port in Nagasaki.

How Many is Too Many?

by Nathaniel Stein

1/22/2018

curatorial , multiple mediums , photography , Contemporary Art , galleries

Posted by: Nathaniel Stein

A Peek into Museum Storage

by Emily Bauman

1/3/2017

curatorial , behind the scenes , collection storage , photograph , CAM

Posted by: Emily Bauman

Friends of Photography do Chicago

by Brian Sholis

4/1/2015

curatorial , Brian Sholis , photography , CAM Friends , travel

Posted By: Brian Sholis

Hooray for Hollywood! Now on display in #CAMLibrary…

by Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

3/22/2015

library , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , archives , Hollywood , photography , Geoff Edwards

Posted By: Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

Exploring the National Gallery

by Brian Sholis

1/7/2015

curatorial , Brian Sholis , photography , travel , events & programs , films

Posted By: Brian Sholis

Doug and Mike Starn: Gravity of Light

by Cincinnati Art Museum

10/5/2012

Contemporary Art , exhibitions , photography , Doug and Mike Starn

Posted By: Cincinnati Art Museum