Beijing: Through the Eyes and Words of Photographer Lois Conner

Posted on March 26, 2014 by RGoodwin

Lois Conner began her photographic explorations of China with a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1984. Since then, she has returned annually, traveling extensively and using her 7 x 17 banquet camera to describe the landscape, architecture, and people. Beijing: Contemporary and Imperial: Photographs by Lois Conner focuses on her work in the city over the past thirty years. Before the opening on Sunday, March 30, we caught up with Conner for the stories behind a few of the photographs from the exhibition

Cross-cultural Images of the Goddess with the Lotus in Kushan and Mughal Art

Posted on March 18, 2014 by SQuintanilla

Throughout the month of March, the Cleveland Museum of Art spotlights women in the arts here on the CMA's blog. This week, Sonya Rhie Quintanilla. the George P. Bickford Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, discusses images of goddesses from the museum's collection.

Parade the Circle: 25 Years Later and Looking Forward

Posted on March 13, 2014 by RVanLear

This year marks the 25 years of the Cleveland Museum of Art's Parade the Circle event. Since 1990, the Cleveland Museum of Art has been bringing this FREE signature summer event to Greater Cleveland. University Circle comes alive with color, music, and art for all ages. Leading up to the June 14, 2014 event, we feature some of the stories that make up the last 25 years of Parade the Circle.

Improvisations and Inspirations: Interview with Multi-Instrumentalist Fred Frith

Posted on February 24, 2014 by RGoodwin

Fred Frith is a songwriter, composer, improviser, and multi-instrumentalist. He learned his craft as both improviser and composer playing in rock bands, notably Henry Cow, and creating music in the recording studio. He performs in Cleveland on Friday, February 28. The event is part of the CMA Concerts at Transformer Station series, which strives to showcase eclectic and adventurous music from around the world in the Hingetown arts venue.

A Look at Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan from the Tokyo National Museum

Posted on February 14, 2014 by RGoodwin

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan from the Tokyo National Museum, which features more than 50 masterpieces of modern Japanese art from the Tokyo National Museum. Exhibition highlights include six objects considered ‘Important Cultural Properties of Japan.’

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