On May 5, the Cleveland Museum of Art and MOCA Cleveland present a lecture by multimedia artist Janet Cardiff. Cardiff’s audio installation Forty-Part Motet will be on display at the CMA beginning May 4 and is presented in conjunction with her piece The Paradise Institute at MOCA. Cardiff will speak on Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. in the museum’s Gartner Auditorium. Reserve your ticket through the Ticket Center at (216) 421-7350 or online.
Acclaimed painter Ji Yunfei discussed a selection of his work at the 2011 James H. Dempsey Jr. Guest Lecture on Friday, December 2. This talk was presented in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Chinese Art in an Age of Revolution: Fu Baoshi (1904–1965).
Three of the museum’s affiliate groups -- The Contemporary Art Society, Friends of Photography, and Friends of African and African-American Art -- have joined forces with our Education Department to host renowned artist Lyle Ashton Harris in a free museum
By Carrie Reese
Marketing and Communications Intern
300ewliza_image_b-w_tiff1.jpgWhile her classmates toyed with new media or tried to reinvent painting in the late 1980s, Liza Lou walked into a bead store, found her medium, and kept right on walking away from mainstream artmaking.