The CMA’s exhibition Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens, on view through November 5, showcases a unique type of Korean still-life painting called chaekgeori (pronounced check-oh-ree), translated as “books and things.” These paintings depict bookshelves lined with artfully arranged scholarly objects, exotic luxuries, symbolic flowers, and gourmet delicacies.
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There’s a chill in the air, the days are getting shorter, and the leaves are beginning to change from green to shades of red and gold--it’s autumn in Cleveland! Check out some season-inspired works from the CMA’s collection below to usher in autumn!
Five important contemporary artworks––an early Brice Marden painting, a work by African American artist Robert Colescott, a monumental sculpture by Claes Oldenburg, a mixed-media work by Donald Sultan, and an Abstract Expressionist pastel drawing by Adja Yunkers––constitute a generous gift from Agnes Gund, a tremendous supporter of the Cleveland Museum of Art and a visionary collector of contemporary art.