Artists have long been inspired the elegance, independence, curiosity, and comfort-seeking of domestic cats. A clowder of cats from the collection, prints that are rarely on view, offer a glimpse of artists’ relationships with cats as their muses and companions.
#MIXatCMA returns TONIGHT with MIX: Vino! Wine and the history of art are inextricably linked. Celebrate this millennia-old libation with tastings in the atrium, wine-themed tours of the collection, and a live performance of gypsy jazz music by Hot Djang! See below for full details on tonight's schedule!
Art@MIX: Vin du musée: 6:00–10:00 p.m., atrium
The CMA's newly reinstalled contemporary art galleries are NOW OPEN. The galleries feature recent acquisitions on view for the first time, and rarely seen masterworks back on view such as "Lot's Wife" by Anselm Kiefer (picture number 3). Note: the work in boomerang number 5 is "Washing Away of Wrongs" by artist Anicka Yi - touching and smelling are encouraged!
As part of its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series, the Cleveland Museum of Art presented The Crossing performing “Lifespan” by David Lang, created for an installation by Allora and Calzadilla. Didn't get a chance to see the performance in person? Check out the video above!
The CMA's next exhibition Black in America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed opens Sun, 2/26.
This exhibition presents two views of African American daily life during the civil rights era through the photographs of Louis Draper, a black fine art photographer, and Leonard Freed, a white photojournalist.