Also Like Life: The Films of Taiwanese Filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien (Podcast)

Posted on April 30, 2015 by RGoodwin

This spring, the Cleveland Museum of Art along with the Cleveland Cinematheque join forces to present 14 films by the celebrated contemporary Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien. Eight of the movies will screen between May 2 and June 19 at the Cinematheque, and six will be featured at the CMA between May 6 and 27 at the CMA. We caught up with John Ewing, curator of film, to discuss the series, "Also Like Life."

Performing Arts Presents: Music for April

Posted on April 16, 2015 by RGoodwin

The Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts team presents a new series of curated music playlists, highlighting a mix of artists and repertoire the museum presents, or has presented, admires, or encourages the world to know about, here on our blog. This most recent playlist features music by Fred Frith, Jacob Cooper, David Lang, Terry Riley, and more.

Master Drawings and Radical Photographs: Meet the Museum's Newest Art Acquisitions

Posted on April 14, 2015 by RGoodwin

A selection of drawings, photographs, and Post-Minimalist art make up the latest lot of acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art this year. New works accessioned into the museum's collection include An Album Folio from the Collection of Padre Sebastiano Resta, one of the most important collectors of old master drawings in his day; The Agony in the Garden, a pen and ink and wash drawing by the late 16th century Florentine artist Santi di Tito; an enigmatic portrait by the innovative British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron of her favorite niece, Julia Jackson, dated 1867; The Thinkers, by Brazilian artist Vik Muniz; and Pure Cadmium Red, Medium, a work by Dale Henry. These additions to the Cleveland Museum of Art's collection will enhance its already world-renowned reputation for its quality and breadth.


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