Cleveland Art, July/August 2013

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Published: July 1, 2013

Articles in this issue: Carrie Mae Weems; Minimal Prints; Ai Weiwei; Perseus' Last Duty; Fine Arts Garden; Film; Performance; Education.

black & white photo of a person in an all black suit, wearing a zebra mask and a white flower in the lapel,  tipping a top hat  with an all black background  by Carrie Mae Weems on the magazine cover

Less is More

Jane Glaubinger Curator of Prints


Around 1960 an avant-garde style of art emerged that focused on geometric forms depicted in solid, flat colors. This spare, objective approach stood in stark contrast to Abstract Expressionism, which had dominated the preceding two decades. Extolling the random, acc...


Louise W. Mackie Curator, Textiles and Islamic Art

After many years, the Cleveland Museum of Art will have a gallery devoted to the display of its exemplary collection of textiles from 62 countries in the recently named Arlene M. and Arthur S. Holden Gallery. This association with the Holden family i...

Perseus’ Last Duty

Wiliam Robinson Curator of Modern European Art

Perseus’ Last Duty 1949. Max Beckmann (German, 1884–1950). Oil on canvas; 89.4 x 142 cm. Sundry Art–Miscellaneous 2013.7


To many, Max Beckmann (1884–1950) is an enigma. A leading figure in the German Expressionist and New Objectivity movements, Beckmann...

The Fine Arts Garden

Jeffrey Strean Director of Design and Architecture

Thomas Zarfoss Benkhe & Associates, Landscape Architects

An Olmsted Brothers sketch for the stairs and balustrade at the Euclid Avenue end of the Fine Arts Garden


Thomas Zarfoss is principal of Benkhe & Associates landscape architects. His firm design...