How Art Museum landed rare visit of 'American Gothic' (Cincinnati Enquirer, August 23, 2014)
The List: Your Fall 2014 Arts Guide (including CAM's Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective) (Harper's Bazaar, August 21, 2014)
All Across America, Artists Are Taking Over Billboards (T Magazine, August 18, 2014)
Conserving a Pneumatic Dress at the Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati CityBeat, August 14, 2014)
Cincinnati Silver Exhibit Is a Strong Achievement (Cincinnati CityBeat, August 13, 2014)
Cincinnati Art Museum presents Conversations around American Gothic (Cincinnati Art Museum Press Release, August 11, 2014)
July 26, 2014 - 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Discover new favorites and learn more about old friends! Each month, Art 360 offers visitors the opportunity to look at art in the permanent collection from all angles and to discover the who, what, when, where and why of some of the museum’s greatest treasures. Through extended conversation with museum staff in the galleries, explore the techniques and processes used to make an object and the cultural, historical, and social factors that shaped its creation.
This month check out the Amazing Inflatable Dress with Chandra Obie. Join textile conservator Chandra Obie to discuss the recent conservation of the “pneumatic dress” designed by Issey Miyake. Obie will share the story of the unique conservation challenges she faced as she transformed this piece from flattened sleeves back to a “blown up” work of art.
FREE. Reservations required. Please call (513) 721.ARTS (2787) to purchase tickets.