Art of the day: Source, Tony Smith

Posted on September 23, 2016 by cmoore

Artist Tony Smith was born on this day, 9/23, in 1912. Often considered a forerunner of minimalism, Smith created monumental sculptures in geometric forms often inspired by nature. 

The CMA's Source, on view in the North Sculpture Garden, possesses a balance between mass and volume, creating a playful energy that spills over into the public space. See it in person on your next visit to the CMA!

Japanese Gallery Rotations: Masterpiece Hanging Scroll and Varja Bell Now On View

Posted on September 21, 2016 by cmoore

Two recent rotations in the CMA’s Japanese gallery (235B) include the return of a masterpiece hanging scroll depicting the Medicine Master Buddha and the Twelve Divine Generals that was lent to the Tokyo National Museum and the Kyushu National Museum in Japan in 2014, and a Varja bell, a recent acquisition, on view for the first time at the CMA.

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