The Observer

Interview with Cleveland Scene’s Andrew Zelman

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2016

Despite exams, homework, job interviews and the general stresses of Case Western Reserve University life having fun should never fall out of the picture. I am not talking the house party and slightly trashy kind of fun many of us may use to unwind after a long week, but some cultural, stimulating fun....

From Traces to Faces: Crisis Photographer Richard Mosse Lectures at CMA

From Traces to Faces: Crisis Photographer Richard Mosse Lectures at CMA

Christopher Dwyer, Fine Arts Reporter

October 19, 2012

In 1839, chemist Louis J.M. Daguerre’s innovative daguerreotype process producing images on silver plate launched photography.  In 1853, photographer Roger Fenton founded Britain’s Royal Photographic Society; that same year, Britain and France allied with Turkey and Sardinia in the Crimean War t...

CMA Part 2: The Etchings of John Taylor Arms

Christopher Dwyer, Fine Arts Reporter

September 21, 2012

About Whoville’s dulcet yuletide chorus, Dr. Seuss’s garlic-souled Grinch exclaimed, “Oh, the noise!  Noise!  Noise!  Noise!”  What if he had cried, with jeers or joy, “Oh, the lines!  Lines! Lines!  Lines!”?  He would have visited the Cleveland Museum of Art’s tour-de-force exhi...

In over his head: Analyzing CMA’s new acquisition “Drusus Minor”

In over his head: Analyzing CMA’s new acquisition

Christopher Dwyer, Fine Arts Reporter

September 14, 2012

Imagine: Your father is Tiberius, Rome’s moody second emperor (r. 14-37 AD); he, with your colorful cousin Caligula, regularly retreats to Capri to watch tortures and executions. Your adoptive grandfather, Augustus, Rome’s venerated first emperor (r. 27 BC-14 AD), insists your sadistic father adopt...

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