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Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates 100 years

The exhibitions planned for the centennial year include a collaboration with the British Museum and a showcase of minimalist art.

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016

This year holds special meaning for the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), which is celebrating 100 years since opening its doors on June 6, 1916. To commemorate this milestone, the museum will hold various events, exhibitions and parties throughout the year. Led by Director William M. Griswold, all of...

Beautifully creepy

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2015

The crisp, bright ambiance of the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has recently received some dark, morbid and downright creepy additions. These new pieces are masterpieces by one of Italy’s most controversial artists, Salvator Rosa. You can tell a lot about an artist from a self-portrait, and Rosa’s...

New Senufo exhibits brings African Art to CMA

Sculptures such as this one, which depicts a mother breastfeeding a child, will be included in CMA's newest exhibit.

Maria Fazal, Copy Editor

February 27, 2015

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has recently unveiled its newest exhibition, “Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa.” The much-anticipated display features artworks from the countries of Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso. The display, which is held in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation...

The eye in its wild state

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014

Surrealist photography typically conjures up images of manipulated digital masterpieces. However, the surrealist form of photography has been around for quite a long time, beginning in the early 20th century. The Cleveland Museum of Art now highlights these early but equally effective works in their...

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