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Cleveland Art, November/December 2016

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  • Magazine Issue
Published: November 1, 2016

Articles in this issue: Albert Oehlen; Pastels from the Collection; Centennial loans; Gallery game.

COVER a pastel, Paris Subway, Ferris Wheel and Eiffel Tower by Gino Severini

Woods near Oehle

Reto Thüring Curator of Contemporary Art

Bäume 2004. Albert Oehlen (German, born 1954). Oil and paper on wood, two sections; 265 x 385 cm. Courtesy of the artist. © Albert Oehlen. Photo: Galerie Max Hetzler Archive

Reto Thüring, curator of contemporary art, spoke with us about Albert Oehlen: Woods nea...

Pure Color

Heather Lemonedes Chief Curator

First Steps c. 1858–66. Jean-François Millet (French, 1814–1875). Black chalk and pastel; 29.5 x 45.9 cm. Gift of Mrs. Thomas H. Jones Sr., 1962.407

Made from powdered pigments combined with a water-soluble binder, pastels are simultaneously fragile and robust. Some art...

Piero di Cosimo’s Hunting Scene

William M. Griswold Director

A Hunting Scene c. 1494–1500. Piero di Cosimo (Italian, 1462–1521). Tempera and oil transferred to Masonite; 70.5 x 169.5 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Robert Gordon, 1875, 75.7.2. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art Resource, NY

Although he was a...

The Lute Player

Cory Korkow Associate Curator of European Art

The Lute Player c. 1612/1620. Orazio Gentileschi (Italian, 1563–1639). Oil on canvas; 143.5 x 129 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, 1962.8.1

With its luminous color palette, striking asymmetrical composition, and gracefu...

Madonna at the Fountain

Stephen N. Fliegel Curator of Medieval Art

Madonna at the Fountain 1439. Jan van Eyck (Flemish, c. 1390–1441). Oil on panel; 19 x 12.5 cm. Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium, inv. no. 411. © Lukas–Art in Flanders VZW / Photo: Hugo Maertens / Bridgeman Images

The surviving work of...

Popes by Numbers

Beau Rutland Associate Curator of Contemporary Art

Study for Portrait VI 1953. Francis Bacon (British, born Ireland, 1909–1992). Oil on canvas; 151.5 x 116.2 cm. Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Miscellaneous Works of Art Purchase Fund, 58.35. Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art. © The Estate of Fra...