Exhibitions

Exhibition Preview: Gods and Heroes: Ancient Legends in Renaissance Art

Posted on August 23, 2017 by cmoore

CMA's next exhibition, Gods and Heroes: Ancient Legends in Renaissance Art opens this Sat, 8/26 in gallery 101!

Ancient gods and goddesses, daring heroes, and magnificent rulers star in this exhibition of drawings and prints by Renaissance artists. Literally meaning rebirth, the term Renaissance describes a period of renewed interest in ancient Greek and Roman knowledge, literature, and art in Europe during the 1400s and 1500s.

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents: Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens

Cleveland (August 3, 2017)Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens showcases a unique type of Korean still-life painting. Chaekgeori 책거리 (pronounced check-oh-ree), literally translated as “books and things,” are painted screens that depict scholarly objects, exotic luxuries, symbolic flowers, and gourmet delicacies dispersed in artful arrangements on bookshelves.

Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s In the News

Posted on June 28, 2017 by cmoore

CMA's current special exhibition, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, showcases Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes which foreshadowed the development of Pop Art. Take a look at what the media is saying about the exhibition in the coverage roundup below and don't miss your chance to see this stunning show open through Sun, 8/6!

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