Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa is now open at the Cleveland Museum of Art. We caught up with the museum's Curator of African Art, Constantine Petridis, for a closer look at the art of African art.
While some artists look inward to personal issues for inspiration, others look at the larger world. Fresh Prints: The Nineties to Now offers a glimpse of the multitude of prints produced in the last two and a half decades that depict images of many themes.
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we look to the collection for a little green fashion inspiration!
The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, a rare selection of one of the most popular and studied forms of African art from three countries in West Africa: Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso.
Chinese New Year begins today, and to celebrate the year of the ram, here are 12 objects from the museum's collection featuring the 2015 animal.
The Cleveland Museum of Art presents, The Novel and the Bizarre: Salvator Rosa’s Scenes of Witchcraft, a focus exhibition showcasing the museum’s four Scenes of Witchcraft by the Italian artist, Salvator Rosa.
The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the release of its first special exhibition mobile application, “CMA Senufo,” designed for the upcoming Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, opening Feb.22.
Bookmark our blog and stay connected with our new Five Things You Need to Know updates from the Cleveland Museum of Art. This week, enjoy live music in our atrium and Gartner Auditorium with Intonarumori: Orchestra of Futuristic Noise Intoners, "Express Yourself" with Totally Tubular Trivia Night, and more!
Through 167 photographs and illustrated books, Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography tells the story of a radical social, political, and cultural moment in early twentieth-century art, documented by those such as Hungarian photographer, Brassaï. Photographing night clubs in Paris after-hours, Brassaï captured what Curator of Photography Barbara Tannenbaum calls the "shadow world."
Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography, is on view now through Sunday, January 11 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Through 167 photographs and illustrated books, the collection tells two stories: one of a radical moment in early twentieth-century art and the other of impassioned collector David Raymond, whose adventurous spirit and vision harmonized perfectly with his subject. In our ongoing video series surrounding the exhibition, we take an inside look at Forbidden Games and examine the definition and influence of surrealist photography.