The Cleveland Museum of Art’s collection of Chinese art is one of the most distinguished in the West, representing the highest level of Chinese artistic accomplishment. A new publication, Silent Poetry: Chinese Paintings from the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art offers a comprehensive look at the museum’s exceptional collection of Chinese paintings. To celebrate this publication, the museum is presenting a focused exhibition of the same title, open now through April 24, 2016 in the Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery.
Exhibition Features More Than 100 Paintings by Modern Masters
Cleveland, OH (September 16, 2015) Pictorialist Photography was the first concerted, widespread effort to release photography from the constraints of mechanical reproduction and elevate it to the status of fine art. Unique programming highlights this exhibition of American Pictorialist work and explores the themes of personal expression. Shadows and Dreams: Pictorialist Photography in America is on view in the Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz Photography Gallery now through January 17, 2016.
CLEVELAND (June 29, 2015) – Beginning the end of June, the Cleveland Museum of Art will exhibit a monumental work by British artist Anish Kapoor, C-Curve, a stainless steel sculpture, in the Donna and Stewart Kohl Sculpture Garden. The sculpture comprises a curved wall of reflective steel in the shape of the letter C. The outer side of the piece functions as a typical mirror, reflecting the museum’s architecture.
Cleveland (May 26, 2015) -- In his first solo museum exhibition, TR Ericsson employs photo-based work, sculptural objects and cinema to create an honest, yet tender portrait of his mother, who committed suicide at age 57, and of three generations of his Northeast Ohio family. TR Ericsson: Crackle & Drag makes a personal struggle public, coming to terms with a family archive’s power to determine the past and the future. The exhibition’s title is drawn from one of Sylvia Plath’s final poems, “Edge:” “Staring from her hood of bone.
While some artists look inward to personal issues for inspiration, others look at the larger world. Fresh Prints: The Nineties to Now offers a glimpse of the multitude of prints produced in the last two and a half decades that depict images of many themes.
The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, a rare selection of one of the most popular and studied forms of African art from three countries in West Africa: Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso.
The Cleveland Museum of Art presents, The Novel and the Bizarre: Salvator Rosa’s Scenes of Witchcraft, a focus exhibition showcasing the museum’s four Scenes of Witchcraft by the Italian artist, Salvator Rosa.
The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the release of its first special exhibition mobile application, “CMA Senufo,” designed for the upcoming Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, opening Feb.22.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced that the Cleveland Museum of Art is one of a select group of nonprofit organizations to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The funds will support the upcoming exhibition Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, the most comprehensive selection of Senufo art to be presented in America in over 50 years.