Cincinnati Art Museum curator explains her work as an art detective, and how she discovered 'magic' mirror
The Cincinnati Art Museumhas rediscovered a rare piece of art that spent more than 50 years in storage.
The artwork is known as a “magic” mirror. Under special lighting conditions, it reveals an image of a Buddha surrounded by rays of light.
It went on display at the museum July 23rd.
And while it’s among the most high-profile hidden treasures in the museum’s vast collection, it’s not the first discovery that Cincinnati Art Museum Curator of East Asian Art Dr. Hou-Mei Sung has made in the time she has worked there.
Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this latest discovery – and the importance of this artwork – are Cincinnati Art Museum Curator of East Asian Art Dr. Hou-Mei Sung and Cincinnati Art Museum Marketing & Communications Manager Kaitlyn Sharo.
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