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Cleveland Art, July/August 2017

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  • Magazine Issue
Published: June 26, 2017

Articles in this issue: Meet Betsy Wieseman; Chaekgeori; Riches to Rags; Japanese Screens; Lichtenstein in the Chinese galleries; Collction Highlights; Park Project; For the Benefit of All the People Forever.

COVER  Books and Scholars’ Accouterments (Chaekgado), a Korean Ten-panel folding screen

Welcome Betsy Wieseman

Gregory M. Donley Magazine Staff

Marjorie E. “Betsy” Wieseman joined the museum in April as the Paul J. and Edith Ingalls Vignos Jr. Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture, 1500–1800, after 10 years at the National Gallery in London. Earlier, Wieseman held curatorial positions at the Cincinnati...


Sooa McCormick Assistant Curator of Korean Art

Books and Scholars’ Accouterments (chaekgeori) late 1800s. Yi Taek-gyun (Korean, 1808–after 1883). Ten-panel folding screen, ink and color on silk; each panel: 197.5 x 39.5 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund, 2011.37

Chaekgeori: Pl...

From Riches to Rags

Barbara Tannenbaum Curator of Photography

Allie Mae Burroughs, Wife of a Cotton Sharecropper, Hale County, Alabama 1936. Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975). Gelatin silver print, printed later; 23.7 x 18.4 cm. Wishing Well Fund, 1973.120. © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The exub...

A Measured Modernity

Sinéad Vilbar Curator of Japanese Art


White Herons in Rain 1910s (left and right screens). Fujii Setsuden (Japanese, dates unknown). Japan, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–26). Pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and color on silk; 169 x 372 cm. John L. Severance Fund,...

Lichtenstein's China

Clarissa von Spee Chair of Asian Art and Curator of Chinese Art

Landscape with Boats 1996. Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923–1997). Color lithograph and screenprint; sheet: 89.9 x 165 cm. Gift of the Helen Greene Perry Charitable Trust in honor of Katharine Lee Reid, 2000.101. © Estate of Roy Lichtens...

Harlequin with Violin

William H. Robinson Senior Curator of Modern Art

Harlequin with Violin 1918. Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973). Oil on canvas; 142.2 x 100.3 cm. Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1975.2. © Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Picasso’s Harlequin with...

A Royal Book of Hours

Stephen N. Fliegel Robert P. Bergman Curator of Medieval Art

Hours of Charles the Noble (r. 1387–1425) 1404. France, Paris. Tempera and gold on vellum; each page 20.3 x 15.7 cm. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund, 1964.40

ABOVE: Fols. 82v–83r: Presentation in the Temple
BELOW: Fol. 29r: Annunciatio...

Parks Reimagined

Jeffrey Strean Director of Design and Architecture

New Axis A bird’s-eye rendering of the Nord Family Greenway shows how the landscape project creates a grand, new public space by integrating existing parklands.

This spring, crews began working on the new Nord Family Greenway, creating an open east-we...

All the People Forever

Cyra Levenson Director of Education and Academic Affairs

If you have visited or driven past the museum lately, or looked at our Facebook page, you’ve likely seen the banners on the front of the building that relay our historic mission statement: “For the benefit of all the people forever.” These word...

Celadon Wares and Tea Culture

In-Hee Song, Ph.D. candidate, Ewha Womans University 
Published August 8, 2020

Introduced from Tang China (618−907) as early as the seventh century, the practice of drinking tea, under the patronage of royalty came to hold a central place in the culture of nobility in Korea’s Goryeo period (918−1392)....