CLEVELAND (May 4, 2016) – Following an international search, the Cleveland Museum of Art has named Heather Lemonedes, the museum’s Curator of Drawings and Interim Co-Chief Curator, as Chief Curator. Lemonedes will assume her duties in May, as the museum prepares to celebrate its June centennial.
Marcel Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), a piece that is among the most iconic works in the history of modern art, is on display now at the CMA as part of the museum’s centennial year celebration!
Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!
In celebration of its centennial year, the Cleveland Museum of Art is marking its anniversary with a series of exceptional loans from select collections around the world.
Cleveland, OH (March 29, 2016) Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt explores the close friendship between two significant American artists of the postwar era: Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007). While their practices diverged in numerous ways, this exhibition illuminates the crucial impact of their friendship on both their art and their lives, featuring 50 works, including many that have not been publicly exhibited for decades.
This March, the Cleveland Museum of Art, world renowned for the quality and breadth of its collection, has acquired a number of new pieces to be housed in its permanent holdings.
“Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt” opened this week! Take a look at what the media is saying about the CMA’s latest blockbuster exhibition.
Cleveland, San Francisco, Mar 16, 2016 – More than 200 artworks, predominately Japanese ink paintings and calligraphy, have joined the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. These works, which include a number of rare and important masterpieces, constitute a bequest of the collection of George Gund III (1937–2013), sports entrepreneur, supporter of world cinema and connoisseur of East Asian art.