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Cincinnati Art Museum announces Henry Ossawa Tanner. Modern Spirit

The Cincinnati Art Museum presents Henry Ossawa Tanner. Modern Spirit, an exhibition on view May 26, 2012 – September 09, 2012.

Henry Ossawa Tanner, Cincinnati Art Museum

Organized by the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts,this exhibition is the second stop on a three city tour.More than one hundred pieces, from paintings to sculptures are included in this exhibition of the career and life of the artist Henry O. Tanner (1859-1937)-including Tanner’s upbringing in Philadelphia in the years after the Civil War, the artist’s success as an American expatriate artist at the highest levels of the International art world at the turn of the 20th century; Tanner’s role as a leader of an artist’s colony in the rural France and his unique contributions in aid of American servicemen to the Red Cross efforts in WWI France and his modernist invigoration of religious painting deeply rooted in his own faith. This nationally touring exhibition will include a major catalog.

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Tickets: (513) 721-ARTS (2787)
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