Martin Creed Artwork Acquired by the Cleveland Museum of Art

CLEVELAND (September 13, 2012) – The Cleveland Museum of Art has acquired Work No. 965: Half the air in a given space, a 2008 artwork by Martin Creed, one of Great Britain's most acclaimed contemporary artists. From September 30 through November 25, 2012, the work will be on view in the museum's Betty T. and David M. Schneider Gallery (east wing glass box gallery), which has housed a four-year-long installation of sculptures by August Rodin drawn from the museum's collection. Work No.

Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes Opens October 28

CLEVELAND (October 12, 2012) – The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes, the first North American exhibition to explore the art of the Wari, a cosmopolitan society that existed in the Andes Mountains of Peru between 600 and 1000 AD and is widely regarded today as ancient Peru's first empire. The groundbreaking exhibition examines this relatively unknown episode in ancient South American history through 150 masterful artworks representing a variety of Wari media.


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