Francis Bacon: Study for Portrait VI, a generous loan from the Minneapolis Institute of Art is on view at the CMA through Dec. 31, 2016 in gallery 224.
CLEVELAND (September 13, 2016) – Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include Surrealist André Masson’s Paysage au serpent (Landscape with Snake), a rare example of the artist’s automatic painting technique; a new, monumental drawing by leading contemporary artist Kara Walker; and a photograph by Shirin Neshat, an artist who creates still photographs, videos and films that explore gender roles in post-revolutionary Iran.
Some things are best celebrated with chocolate.
Sweet Moses Soda Fountain & Treat Shop has created a special-edition Centennial Chocolate Bar to commemorate the Cleveland Museum of Art’s 100th anniversary. The handmade bars, available in both milk and dark chocolate and now on sale at the museum’s Provenance Café, feature a relief of CMA’s iconic 1916 building.
John Singer Sargent's Portrait of Helen Sears, 1895, a generous loan from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is on view this Sat, 9/3 through Tues, 11/1!