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.
It's a big week here at the museum! Read on to see all the exciting things you can come see and do.
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.
CLEVELAND (June 29, 2015) – Beginning the end of June, the Cleveland Museum of Art will exhibit a monumental work by British artist Anish Kapoor, C-Curve, a stainless steel sculpture, in the Donna and Stewart Kohl Sculpture Garden. The sculpture comprises a curved wall of reflective steel in the shape of the letter C. The outer side of the piece functions as a typical mirror, reflecting the museum’s architecture.
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Explore expressive potential in Monotypes: Painterly Prints, now on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art!
Dive into the mystery and majesty of gold in the ancient pre-Columbian world, on view now at the Cleveland Museum of Art!
Cleveland (May 26, 2015) -- In his first solo museum exhibition, TR Ericsson employs photo-based work, sculptural objects and cinema to create an honest, yet tender portrait of his mother, who committed suicide at age 57, and of three generations of his Northeast Ohio family. TR Ericsson: Crackle & Drag makes a personal struggle public, coming to terms with a family archive’s power to determine the past and the future. The exhibition’s title is drawn from one of Sylvia Plath’s final poems, “Edge:” “Staring from her hood of bone.
Still looking for reasons to come see Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa? Check out our list of must knows regarding the history, culture, and art of Senufo!
Time is running out to experience Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa at the Cleveland Museum of Art! Through Sunday, May 31, delve deeper into the world of Senufo art: its identity, imagination, and impact. We caught up with the museum's Curator of African Art, Constantine Petridis, for some behind-the-scenes perspective of the making of the exhibition. "Throughout the exhibition, we’ve grouped objects by type…creating mini-installations of art, where the installation helps visitors to look, read at individual works and make connections," he said. Watch more.