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This Week at CMA: Ohio City Stages, Lecture: Shaping Critical Narratives in Photography 1960–Now, Film: The Jungle Book

Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!

Ohio City Stages 2017: El Septeto Santiaguero
Wed, 7/19
Celebrate summer at CMA's Ohio City Stages. These FREE block parties, now in their fifth season, feature acclaimed global music artists on a neighborhood stage outside Transformer Station on West 29th Street.

Fri, 7/21, Sun, 7/23
The last Disney-animated film personally produced by Walt (who died during production) is a funny, genial, tuneful take on the Kipling classic about a young Indian boy raised by wolves and befriended by other critters. 

 

Shaping Critical Narratives in Photography 1960–Now
Sat, 7/22
This lecture will mediate between the objectification of the black body and (re)presenting the black body as it connects to the photographs of Leonard Freed, Louis Draper, Gordon Parks, Bruce Davidson, Carrie Mae Weems, Jamel Shabazz, and other photo artists who are actively involved in changing the course of art history and fundamentally imaging the black in Western art. 

 

Open Now: Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s
Through Sun, 8/6
Discover Alex Katz’s innovative paintings of the 1950s in the first major museum exhibition of these works. Combining abstraction with recognizable imagery, Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes foreshadowed the development of Pop Art. 

Through Sun, 7/16
Explore the lives and works of a select group of master carvers who enjoyed recognition and sometimes even fame during their lifetime. 
 

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