Cleveland Art, January/February 2018

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  • Member Magazine
Published: December 27, 2017

In this issue of the members magazine: Graphic Discontent; Natural Eye; Dana Schutz; 2018 Preview; A Community of Experimenters; Deidre McPherson

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Graphic Discontent

The urgency, drama, and despair of world events are mirrored in the work of German and Austrian artists before, during, and after World War I (1914–18). The Expressionists—as they became known collectively—railed against traditional realism in art, associating it with an age of decadence and superfi...

Natural Eye

“Nature is a great artist. The greatest,” said Brett Weston, who made it his primary subject matter. “I’ve seen rocks and forms that put Matisse and Picasso and Brancusi to shame. You can’t beat Mother Nature. The thing that amazed me was realizing that I could capture this in a second with my eye a...

Dana Schutz

This winter Dana Schutz returns to Cleveland with Eating Atom Bombs, an exhibition of new work that debuts at the Transformer Station. A 2000 graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art, Schutz lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two children. Her lively work has appeared in Cleveland s...

Assembling an Octopus, in the contemporary galleries

2018 Preview

The new year brings a spectacular slate of new exhibitions, including this summer’s highly anticipated Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. But we begin  2018 with three shows featured in this issue. Brett Weston: Photographs celebrates the artist’s striking black-and-white images that hover between repr...

The Departure of Charles III from Naples to Become King of Spain, 1759. Antonio Joli (Italian, 1700–1777). Oil on canvas; 128 x 205 cm. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, P00232. Image © Museo Nacional del Prado / Art Resource, NY. In Eyewitness Views, February 25–May 20

A Community of Experimenters

Hajnal Eppley Department Director, Gallery Teaching and Teen Programs

For more than three decades, the Connie Towson Ford Teacher Resource Center (TRC) has supported local educators, providing access to professional development workshops, lesson plans and curriculum, and teaching materials incorporat...

Deidre McPherson

Gregory M. Donley Magazine Staff

Last summer, Deidre McPherson joined the museum as department director of public programs. She arrived from the nearby Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Cleveland), where she served as that organization’s first curator of public programs. The Cleveland Heights native b...