Cleveland, OH (September 16, 2015) Pictorialist Photography was the first concerted, widespread effort to release photography from the constraints of mechanical reproduction and elevate it to the status of fine art. Unique programming highlights this exhibition of American Pictorialist work and explores the themes of personal expression. Shadows and Dreams: Pictorialist Photography in America is on view in the Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz Photography Gallery now through January 17, 2016.
We use our hands all the time to communicate with each other: read how some artists use hands in their works to communicate with their audience.
Explore the profound connections between the worlds of visual art and classical music!
The modern “selfie” is in essence a continuation of the self-portraits that artists have been creating for hundreds of years. From Rembrandt to Rolf Stoll and his beloved dogs, artists love to show how they view themselves to the rest of the world.
At some point, everyone has felt that itch for the great outdoors. Want to make that road trip out to Yosemite? New Mexico? California? Why pay the money? See how artists encapsulate their outdoor experiences with these works at the Cleveland Museum of Art!
Happy Birthday to Edgar Degas, born on this day in 1834!
Happy Birthday to Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, born July 16, 1796 in Paris!
It's a big week here at the museum! Read on to see all the exciting things you can come see and do.
Get pulled into the era of Renaissance art and learn about the intrigue, jealousies, rivalries, and immense wealth that made the art of this period possible.
Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb will be at the Cleveland Museum of Art on the weekend of July 17-19 to educate professional and amateur photographers on the ins and outs of connecting with their subjects and photos.