Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include an album of 37 photographs by acclaimed 19th-century Indian artist Raja Deen Dayal; a painting by Wadsworth Jarrell, a founding member and leading figure of AfriCOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists); and photographs of African American life in the 1960s by photographers Louis Draper and Leonard Freed that will be featured in an upcoming special exhibition in the museum’s Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz Photography Gallery. Check out the full press release
Each year as the Lantern Festival Procession unfolds I stand in the crowd at the museum’s north door and share with those around me an anticipatory awe as we wait for the lighted dancers to emerge through the open doors into the darkened night. For me the lights spilling softly over the dancers, painting the air with their movement is magical.
Albert Oehlen: Woods near Oehle, the CMA's final centennial special exhibition, is on view in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Hall beginning this Sunday, December 4, 2016, through March 12, 2017.
It’s almost time for Thanksgiving! Here are some tasty works of art from the museum’s galleries for inspiration.