Sublime Beauty: Raphael’s Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn makes U.S. debut in Cincinnati, San Francisco (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, August 7, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art in Bloom 2015 showcases floral interpretation of fine art (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, August 4, 2015)
Cincinnati Wing Pre-Civil War Galleries Re-Open Aug. 1 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 27, 2015)
More Eastern treasures in Eden Park: Masterpieces of Japanese Art extended through Jan. 3 (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 23, 2015)
New special feature Unknown Elements ignites the imagination (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, July 20, 2015)
Cincinnati Art Museum Summer Update (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, June 3, 2015)
June 27 - September 20, 2015
The Hohenbuchau Collection is one of the largest collections of Northern Baroque art assembled in recent decades, and it is now on long-term loan to the Prince of Liechtenstein’s Museum in Vienna. This exhibition offers examples of Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century paintings in virtually all genres—history painting, portraiture, genre, landscape, seascape, still life, animal painting, and hunting scenes.
Image: Abraham van Beyeren (The Hague 1620/21–1690 Overschie), Banquet Still Life, possibly mid-1660s, oil on canvas, HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION, on permanent loan to LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vienna, HB 23
October 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016
The Cincinnati Art Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in collaboration with the Foundation for Italian Art & Culture, presents Raphael’s Portrait of Lady with a Unicorn on loan from the Galleria Borghese in Rome. Painted about 1505, this mysterious blond and blue-eyed sitter epitomizes Raphael’s excellence in female portraiture during his Florentine period.
Image: Raphael (1483–1520), Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn, circa 1505–6, oil on canvas transferred from panel, Galleria Borghese, Rome, inv. 371
February 14 - January 3, 2016
Now extended through JAN 3, 2016, the exhibition features approximately one hundred Japanese masterpieces from the permanent collection of the Art Museum. The show is designed to provide viewers not only with a better understanding of Japanese art and its aesthetics, but also a unique regional perspective through the history of the collection.
Image: Chiyo Mitsuhisa (Attr., Active circa 1532¬–55) 千代光久; Presentation of a Prince; Momoyama period (1573–1615), Late 16th or early 17th century; six-fold screen; ink, color, and gold on paper; The Thoms Collection; Given by Mrs. Murat H. Davidson in Honor of her Grandfather, Joseph C. Thoms; 1982.6
Friday, August 28, 5 – 9 p.m.
Join us for our Final Friday happy hour as we celebrate our newest photography feature, Unknown Elements, which highlights anonymous photos in our collection as well as poems and stories written by the following Cincinnati authors: Sarah Rose Nordgren, Albert Pyle, Matt Hart, Kathy Y. Wilson, and Leah Stewart. Entertainment, from 6 – 8 p.m., features local hip-hop dance group Elementz, a live DJ in the Great Hall, spoken word performances within the feature gallery and Short Order Poetry by Chase Public in our courtyard.