Surface Level

Posted on August 4, 2017 by cmoore

Paintings aren’t just made on canvas with oil! Next time you’re in the galleries, check out some paintings created a bit differently.  

Johann Georg Platzer, The Artist's Studio, 1740s-1750s

Dwelling by a Mountain Stream On View NOW!

Posted on July 26, 2017 by cmoore

Check out the Korean hanging scroll “Dwelling by a Mountain Stream” on view NOW in gallery 236, part of a number of new works on view!

In this magnificent painting, a scholar-hermit in a red robe guides viewers into the mountains where he dwells. Acquired as part of the 2015 bequest of George Gund III, this painting offers a rare glimpse into the early landscape painting tradition of the Joseon period that combines the heroic vision of monumental landscape with a poetic narrative of intimate human stories. 

ARTLENS Gallery Project Manager Q & A

Posted on July 21, 2017 by cmoore

As the Project Manager for the relaunch of Gallery One as ARTLENS Gallery, Emily Hirsch gained valuable first-hand experience with how the Cleveland Museum of Art tackles its innovative digital projects. Learn more about the ARTLENS Gallery project from Emily before your visit, and be sure to join us on September 10th for the ARTLENS Gallery celebration! 

Q: What is your background and how did it lead to your job at CMA? 

New Works On View: Japanese Art Galleries

Posted on July 13, 2017 by cmoore

Beginning Saturday, 7/15, see new works on view in the Japanese galleries (235 A–B).

These new objects explore how artists during the 19th and early 20th centuries in Japan balanced tradition with Western influence.

Also, be sure to stop by Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III, on view through Sun, 9/3, which features Japanese art from the 13th through the early 17th century for a cultural counterpoint.

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