Cleveland, OH (October 16, 2019)—Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include a monumental 18th-century Chinese landscape painting; a 16th-century Mannerist painting by Maso da San Friano; 38 photographs of the Indian Rebellion; a selection of works on paper by influential Latin American artists; and a contemporary sculpture by celebrated artist Simone Leigh.
Cantilevered Road to Shu
Cleveland (July 11, 2019) — Pablo Picasso’s prolonged engagement with paper is the subject of the groundbreaking exhibition Picasso and Paper, organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso, Paris. Picasso and Paper will be on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art from May 24 to August 23, 2020, in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall and Gallery.
Cleveland (July 7, 2019) – Organized by The Morgan Library & Museum, Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders—the first exhibition of its kind in North America—explores the complex social roles of monsters in the Middle Ages. Featuring about 60 illuminated manuscripts from the Morgan’s renowned collection, the exhibition includes devotional, liturgical and secular works spanning the 800s to 1500s.
Cleveland, OH (May 16, 2019) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced an extraordinary gift from the Print Club of Cleveland. In commemoration of its 2019 centennial, the club has presented the museum with a $300,000 gift to be used for the acquisition of prints and drawings and the exhibition of works on paper. Such gifts are vital for the museum’s mission to make the finest art from around the globe available to all.
CLEVELAND (April 24, 2019) – Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include 17 drawings from the Golden Age of Dutch art; a fine painting by Louis Hayet, a key proponent of neo-impressionism; a contemporary sculpture by American artist Jenny Holzer from her iconic series Laments; and 13 photographs by modern American masters from generous donors Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann.
Seventeen Dutch Drawings
Cleveland, OH (March 25, 2019) – Gordon Parks (1912–2006) considered his work during the 1940s to be the benchmark for his 60-year career. Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 documents the importance of Parks’ early experiences in shaping his groundbreaking, passionate vision.
Cleveland, OH (March 12, 2019)– The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced the appointment of Emily Liebert as Curator of Contemporary Art, following an international search.