Collection Highlight: Lacquer Box

Posted on March 22, 2011 by ClevelandArt

Seunghye Sun, associate curator of Japanese and Korean art, shares a work from our collection. The Lure of Painted Poetry: Japanese and Korean Art, the first in-depth comparison of the achievements of Korea and Japan from the late 14th century, consists of some 100 examples from the museum’s permanent collection—many that have never been shown since the 1990s.

A Conversation with Jon Seydl on Artemisia Gentileschi

Posted on March 9, 2011 by ClevelandArt

In our latest curator conversation, we sat down with Jon Seydl, the Paul J. and Edith Ingalls Vignos, Jr., Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture (1500-1800,) to talk about his insights on the life and work of Artemisia Gentileschi. She was a pioneering artist in the 1600s and part of a dynamic father-daughter duo. She and her father, Orazio, will be the topic of his lecture on Sunday, March 13 @ 2:00 p.m. FREE!

Looking for Love Through Our Collection

Posted on February 10, 2011 by ClevelandArt

By Carrie Reese
Marketing and Communications Intern

Valentine’s Day marks an interesting ideology cross point in American culture. Some people hate it, others love it. Regardless your view, you can’t escape it. So, why not celebrate it through art, finding out what the “meaning” of Valentine’s Day is really about. Or what it isn’t about.

Mysteries Unveiled at Museum After Midnight

Posted on October 29, 2010 by ClevelandArt

Gather round while we tell some spine-chilling Cleveland Museum of Art ghost stories sure to get you in the spooky spirit. These stories are collected by Carolyn Ivanye, protection services operation manager, who keeps a record of mysterious events that occur in the museum. Come in closer, grab hold of a loved one and don’t look behind you!

Paola Morsiani Previews Artist Omer Fast’s Visit to Discuss The Casting

Posted on July 6, 2010 by ClevelandArt
The Casting by Omer Fast is  contemporary video art that features narratives about love and war while grappling with questions of memory and recollection. In this dialogue, Paola Morsiani, curator of contemporary art, shares her thoughts about this artwork which is currently on view at the museum. The Casting was acquired by the museum in 2008.


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