Cleveland Art, March/April 2011

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Published: March 1, 2011

Articles in this issue: Painted Poetry; Op Art; Acquisitions 2010; Performance; Film; Talks; Community.

A man and attendant Watching a Waterfall in the mountains; with blossoms overhead. aJapanese Hanging scroll black ink and color on silk on the magazine cover

The Lure of Painted Poetry

Seunghye Sun Associate Curator of Japanese and Korean Art

Just as the Roman lyric poet Horace posited “as is painting, so is poetry” in Ars Poetica, the elites of East Asia have appreciated poetry and painting as closely related arts. The original concept of the fine arts in East Asia traces back to...

Good Vibrations

Mark Cole Associate Curator of American Painting and Sculpture

Blue Bloc c. 1967. Edwin Mieczkowski (American, born 1929). Acrylic on canvas mounted to board; 121.9 x 121.9 cm. Anonymous Gift, by Exchange 2010.261  


During the 1960s, Cleveland emerged as a vital center for Op Art, an eye-popping styl...

Acquisitions 2010

C. Griffith Mann Deputy Director and Chief Curator

Conceived as a resource for the entire community and committed to maintaining free admission to its permanent collections, the Cleveland Museum of Art is a place where visitors can explore both the art of their time and the cultural achievements of d...