The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents Monumental Sculptures by Rose B. Simpson

“I think in clay,” said Rose B. Simpson in an interview with The New York Times. One of their Breakout Stars of 2023, the Native American sculptor has envisioned a site-specific project for the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Ames Family Atrium this summer. Commissioned specifically for the museum’s expansive, light-filled space, the two monumental figural sculptures, titled Strata,are constructed from […]

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Barbara Bosworth: Sun Light Moon Shadow at the Cleveland Museum of Art Explores Light in Alignment with Total Solar Eclipse

“If we opened people up, we’d find landscapes.” This quote by director Agnès Varda refers to the connectedness between people and place. Barbara Bosworth’s landscape photographs acknowledge this bond between humans and the natural world that often goes unnoticed. Timed to coincide with the total solar eclipse visible in Cleveland in April 2024, Sun Light Moon Shadow explores Bosworth’s photographs […]

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Rolling Wonder: Francis Alys, Paradox of Praxis 5, at the Cleveland Museum of Art

On the second floor of the Cleveland Museum of Art, right around the corner from Henri Matisse’s painting Tulips and Piet Mondrian’s Chrysanthemum, a tall Belgian guy wearing a scarf kicks a flaming soccer ball at night around Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. He dribbles the fireball past busted up buildings and alongside graffitied bridge abutments, he ambles past shuttered stores and […]

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How Joseph and Nancy Keithley Built an Art Collection that Became a Historic Gift to CMA

As a young married couple, Joseph and Nancy Keithley knew they shared a deep appreciation for art. Fittingly, they had met at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in 1974, when a mutual friend invited them to a small party the matchmaker hoped would spark a romantic union between two other friends. “After about 45 minutes, the two […]

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The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Degas and The Laundress Explores Rarely Seen Impressionist Themes of Women’s Labor

A woman’s work is never done, especially if you’re a Parisian laundress. This old saying, which refers to the housework for which women are often responsible, in addition to paid work, describes a full-time reality for many working-class women in the late 1800s. Degas and The Laundress: Women, Work, and Impressionism is the first exhibition to explore representations of Parisian […]

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CAN Journal Announces Archiving Partnerships

Now in its second decade, Collective Arts Network is proud to announce archiving partnerships with five of Northeast Ohio’s most respected libraries and collecting institutions: The Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library, Case Western Reserve University Kelvin Smith Library, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland Institute of Art’s Jessica R. Gund Memorial Library, and Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. The project […]

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Degas at CMA: Elevating the Laundress

Laundry. Whether the word evokes dazzling white sheets billowing along a clothesline or a basket brimming with unmentionables, the uniquely human task is as universal as it is mundane. However it’s perceived, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is elevating the humble work of washing and ironing with Degas and the Laundress: Women, Work, and Impressionism. “The exhibition looks at […]

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The Cleveland Museum of Art Takes Ownership of Transformer Station and Opens Immersive Art Experience by Japanese Artist Tabaimo

Transformer Station has begun its next chapter. In July, The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) assumed ownership, management, and daily operations. In this new era, Transformer Station serves as a Near West satellite location for CMA exhibitions and programs, offering contemporary art installations, presenting the work of emerging artists, time-based media, live music, and dynamic social experiences in Ohio City’s […]

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