Cleveland Art, January/February 2015

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  • Member Magazine
Published: January 1, 2015

In this issue of the members magazine: Themes and Variations; Constructed Identities; Salvator Rosa; Art Games; Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

COVER The Violin 1914 Georges Braque

Themes and Variations

The musical term “themes and variations” refers to a standard form of composition consisting of a simple melody presented first in its original, unadorned form, and then repeated several or many times with varying treatments, with some semblance of the original motif always preserved. The exhibition...

Constructed Identities

Barbara Tannenbaum Curator of Photography

Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy with Advisors in His Office, Washington, DC 1961. Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908–2004). Gelatin silver print; 25.5 x 16.9 cm. Gift of George Stephanopoulos 2012.324 © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos

 

When Henri Carti...

The Novel and the Bizarre

Hannah Segrave Guest Curator

Self-Portrait 1650s. Salvator Rosa. Oil on canvas; 75 x 62.5 cm. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, John and Rhoda Lord Family Fund, 66.191. Photo courtesy Bridgeman Images

 

The day after our yearly celebration of romance and chocolate, the Cleveland Mus...

Playtime

Seema Rao Department Director, Intergenerational Learning

On a late spring morning, light streams into the museum’s atrium as teens from area high schools gather, whispering to their friends and looking a bit nervous. These young people seem anxious for good reason—they are hoping to escape becoming...