Thursday, January 21, 2021

History is Present at Cincinnati Art Museum

Image of Order (detail), 2014, Future Retrieval (est. 2008), United States (Cincinnati), wood, Formica, hand cut paper, porcelain, LEDs, plexiglass, © Future Retrieval
CINCINNATI— Artworks from the museum’s permanent collection are reimagined in the new Cincinnati Art Museum exhibition, Future Retrieval: Close Parallel, on view Feb. 26–Aug. 29. A Rhesus monkey in gleaming aluminum, parrots in wool shag, flowers and mushrooms in porcelain and hand cut paper. This exhibition allows the new and unexpected to delight in dialogue with the historic. In Close Parallel, the contemporary work of Future Retrieval commingles with selections from the museum’s permanent collection. [More