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Cleveland Art, March/April 2017

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  • Magazine Issue
Published: February 22, 2017

Articles in this issue: Acquisitions 2016; Black in America; Atelier 17; Master Carvers; Aitken Archive; Gallery Game.


 COVER a black and white composition book  with tape, color crayon and mixed media by Jean-Michel Basquiat

Acquisition Highlights 2016

Heather Lemonedes Chief Curator

Guests gather in the Kara Walker exhibition, which included the acquisition The Republic of New Afrika at a Crossroads.

Acquisitions from last year span the globe and more than 500 years of the history of art. For example, the museum acquired a rare Byzantine icon repre...

Black in America

Barbara Tannenbaum Curator of Photography

Summer, New York 1961. Louis Draper (American, 1935–2002). Gelatin silver print; 27.9 x 35.6 cm. Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Whitehill, Art Purchase Endowment Fund, 2016.272. © Louis H. Draper Preservation Trust

“The life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by th...

Atelier 17

Mark Cole Curator of American Painting and Sculpture

Cinq personnages 1946. Stanley William Hayter (British, 1901–1988). Engraving and etching; 37.6 x 60 cm. Promised gift from a private collection, Cleveland. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Drawn from the holdings of the Cleveland Museu...

African Master Carvers

Constantine Petridis Former Curator of African Art

Forehead mask (Munyangi or Kindjinga) before 1958. Carved by the (Eastern) Pende artist Kiyova (dates unknown). Democratic Republic of the Congo, West Kasai region, Luaya-Ndambo village. Wood, pigment, fabric, fiber, ram’s hair; h. 20 cm. Private col...