Cincinnati Art Museum Gets $6 Million Gift (artnet news, September 26, 2014)
Cincinnati Art Museum Gets $6 Million (BLOUIN ARTINFO, September 25, 2014)
CAM gets $6M from Nippert trust to endow directorship (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 24, 2014)
Nippert Trust Endows Cincinnati Art Museum Director Position (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, September 24, 2014)
New Art Museum director: Top priority is education (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 12, 2014)
July 19, 2014 to October 26, 2014
Building Pictures presents a dozen photographs in the Art Museum collection by Édouard Baldus, the leading architectural photographer in France during the 1850s and ’60s. Featuring images of the Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and other buildings and engineering feats throughout the country, this display demonstrates Baldus’s mastery of the new medium. Aesthetically pleasing, technically sophisticated, and an influence upon generations of photographers, Baldus’s images set the standard for representing architecture and detailed the emerging modern landscape.
Image: Édouard Baldus, Pont du Gard, Provence, circa 1861. Museum Purchase: Gift of Tracy Balcom, by exchange.