Lois Conner began her photographic explorations of China with a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1984. Since then, she has returned annually, traveling extensively and using her 7 x 17 banquet camera to describe the landscape, architecture, and people. Beijing: Contemporary and Imperial: Photographs by Lois Conner focuses on her work in the city over the past thirty years. Before the opening on Sunday, March 30, we caught up with Conner for the stories behind a few of the photographs from the exhibition
The Thinker: A CMA Blog
Throughout the month of March, the Cleveland Museum of Art spotlights women in the arts here on the CMA's blog. This week, Sonya Rhie Quintanilla. the George P. Bickford Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, discusses images of goddesses from the museum's collection.
This year marks the 25 years of the Cleveland Museum of Art's Parade the Circle event. Since 1990, the Cleveland Museum of Art has been bringing this FREE signature summer event to Greater Cleveland. University Circle comes alive with color, music, and art for all ages. Leading up to the June 14, 2014 event, we feature some of the stories that make up the last 25 years of Parade the Circle.
Throughout the month of March, the Cleveland Museum of Art spotlights women in the arts here on the CMA's blog. This week, Interim Deputy Director for Collections, Education, and Performing Arts Deborah A. Gribbon discusses the life and work of artist Alice Neel.
The Hank Willis Thomas exhibition is on view simultaneously at the Cleveland Museum of Art through Sunday, March 9, 2014 and at the Transformer Station through Saturday, March 8, 2014. In their final days before closing, we caught up with the artist himself to talk about some of the works in the shows.
Solving the aesthetic issues with conservation. The Cleveland Museum of Art's Portrait of a Woman, (Rembrandt van Rijn) is now back on view!
Fred Frith is a songwriter, composer, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist. He learned his craft as both improviser and composer playing in rock bands, notably Henry Cow, and creating music in the recording studio. He performs in Cleveland on Friday, February 28. The event is part of the CMA Concerts at Transformer Station series, which strives to showcase eclectic and adventurous music from around the world in the Hingetown arts venue.
The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan from the Tokyo National Museum, which features more than 50 masterpieces of modern Japanese art from the Tokyo National Museum. Exhibition highlights include six objects considered ‘Important Cultural Properties of Japan.’
The Cleveland Museum of Art is proud to welcome violinst Ray Chen to Gartner Auditorium on Wednesday, February 12 as part of its 2013-14 Performing Arts Series. Check out a behind-the-scenes video from their rehearsal!
The story of the brave men and women who worked to rescue Europe’s greatest art treasures during World War II has been brought to the silver screen in The Monuments Men. But did you know that monuments men also served in Japan? Learn more about one of those Monuments Men, Sherman Lee, former director of the Cleveland Museum of Art.