Thank you for celebrating with us. On to the next century!
On view NOW in gallery 226A, check out four paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, including three of her well-known flower paintings.
O'Keeffe is best known for close-up flower subjects whose magnified forms fill the entire space of each canvas. Likely inspired by similar compositions in modern photography, these images are not only celebrations of nature, but also striking essays in abstract design.
If you’re stocking up on rabbits’ feet and turning the other direction when you see a black cat today, you’re not alone. The reasons Friday the 13th in particular became such an inauspicious day have been lost to history, but both Friday and the number 13 have also been considered unlucky on their own for centuries. Logically, when the two come together on the calendar the misfortune only grows.
Cleveland, OH (January 4, 2017) – The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrated its centennial in 2016. Now join the museum as it begins its next century by going back to basics. Get an insider’s view of the galleries, and dance the night away in the atrium to global rhythms by DJ Dongo.