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.

Getting Ready for Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes

Posted on October 1, 2012 by ClevelandArt

Many departments and people within the museum are working together to get ready for Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes. For instance, conservators and the curator are in constant collaboration to accomplish this goal. Between 600 and 1000, long before the Inca, the Wari forged a complex society widely regarded today as ancient Peru’s first empire.

Engaging Focus Exhibitions Highlight Recent Acquisitions

CLEVELAND (May 3, 2011) – Three focus exhibitions which recently opened to the viewing public, emphasize notable acquisitions made recently by the museum. Contemporary Landscape Photography investigates the way artists have approached photographing landscapes over the last 50 years. These stimulating visions are represented in the exhibition by 43 images drawn from the permanent collection, with many new to the museum, and highlight the complexities in understanding contemporary landscape.

Traveling Exhibition of American Indian Masterpieces Debuts at the Cleveland Museum of Art

CLEVELAND (Feb. 23, 2010) — Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection, a major traveling exhibition developed by the Fenimore Art Museum, will make its debut at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) in March 2010. The exhibition explores Native North American art from the Eastern Woodlands to the Northwest through 135 masterpieces spanning 2,000 years. The exhibition provides visitors with a broad understanding and appreciation of the aesthetic accomplishments and cultural heritage of this country's first peoples.


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