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Cincinnati Art Museum: Collection Highlights Aaron Betsky

Cincinnati Art Museum: Collection Highlights

Aaron Betsky

Published June 12th 2009
ISBN : 9781904832539
Hardcover
392 pages
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As one of the oldest art institutions in the United States, the Cincinnati Art Museum has an unparalleled collection of over 60,000 works spanning six thousand years. This beautifully illustrated new volume highlights over 300 works of art from thisMoreAs one of the oldest art institutions in the United States, the Cincinnati Art Museum has an unparalleled collection of over 60,000 works spanning six thousand years. This beautifully illustrated new volume highlights over 300 works of art from this unique collection, featuring examples of painting and sculpture, decorative art, prints, drawings, photographs, costumes and textiles from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Asia and the Middle-East, Africa, North and South America and Europe.It features works by Botticelli, Titian, Rubens, Picasso, Renoir, Derain, Modigliani and Chagall, and details from the mural by Miró for the Cincinnati Terrace Plaza Hotel, an example of the New International style. Items from the internationally renowned collection of costumes and textiles, include haute couture outfits by Dior, Balenciaga and Lanvin, and by prominent local dressmakers.