Many works of African art refer to and derive meaning from an invisible realm beyond the material world, serving as conduits between the living and the spirits, as conveyed throughout the Cleveland Museum of Art's newest exhibition, Fragments of the Invisible. In the spirit of Halloween and MIX: Underneath, we go beneath the surface and examine the spirituality and power behind masks, particularly the Helmet Mask on view in the exhibition.
Blogs with tag: African Art
June 9, 2010
Since May 27, we’ve been hosting artists from Boni, Burkina Faso. The artists will headline the 21st annual Parade the Circle event on Saturday, June 12, and be featured in the Going Global Family Day to open our newest galleries on Sunday, June 27.
2 days 3 hours ago
5 days 3 hours ago
Five Things Happening This Week: Chanticleer in concert, Cleveland premiere of Smiling Through the Apocalypse, and more6 days 4 hours ago
1 week 2 days ago
1 week 4 days ago
curator visitors China Photography Education Special Exhibition behind the scenes art textiles community arts Collection music international Gauguin interview museum Cleveland Paul Gauguin: Paris community Contemporary Art guest artists exhibitions Exhibition Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection #get2knowcaravaggio Cleveland Institute of Art playlists The Cleveland Museum of Art film Events treasures of heaven Video Chef Doug Katz Parade the Circle wari university circle Caravaggio conservation audio performing arts