Mural Study for Cancer (detail), 1948. Clarence Van Duzer. Tempera on panel; 13 in x 29-1/4 in.
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.
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!
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.
This year, in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we take a look at some of the works in our collection that have a connection to themes important to Dr. King.
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!