Love in the Galleries

Posted on February 10, 2017 by cmoore

Ah, love – it’s been the subject of sculptures, songs, and sonnets, inspired poets and painters alike, driven the plots of everything from Homeric hymns to YouTube videos, and now it’s even a tour of the museum! This Valentine’s Day, take your sweetheart through the galleries to these romantic works of art. 

Oldenburg’s “Standing Mitt with Ball” is on View NOW in the Atrium

Posted on February 1, 2017 by cmoore

Oldenburg’s “Standing Mitt with Ball” is on View NOW in the CMA’s atrium! 

Oldenburg is known for creating artworks that reinterpret the objects that make up our everyday lives in a variety of sizes and materials, whether they are truly banal, bizarre, or curiously appealing. This colossal work conflates rigid steel, soft lead, and curved wooden planks to present a monumental distillation of America’s favorite pastime. 

Pages

Subscribe to Cleveland Museum of Art RSS