Blogs with tag: Contemporary Art

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Blogs with tag: Contemporary Art

August 6, 2014

Born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Andy Warhol was a key figure in pop art and revolutionized artistic production during the 20th century. Through the 1960s, Warhol created more 20 silkscreen paintings of the same Marilyn Monroe image after her death in August of 1962. Marilyn x 100, currently on display at the Cleveland Museum of Art, is the largest of these Marilyn paintings.

July 9, 2014

Roman Signer is thought by many to be Switzerland’s most important artist and undoubtedly one of the major figures in international contemporary art since the early 1970s. On Saturday, July 26, Signer will present a selection of his films, with commentary, at his only public appearance in the United States at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In the meantime, if you aren't familiar with Roman Signer, here are five things you need to know from the CMA's Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Reto Thüring.

May 21, 2014

The Cleveland Museum of Art is pleased to present the acquisition of a monumental sculpture by American artist Jim Hodges (born 1957) commissioned for the museum’s Donna and Stewart Kohl Sculpture Garden. The garden is located on the museum’s east lawn, near East Boulevard, and was created as part of the renovation and new construction of the CMA. The museum's Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Reto Thüring, discusses the work in this blog post.

January 10, 2012

Photographer and contemporary visual artist, Hank Willis Thomas, will be giving a free lecture on Saturday, January 28, at 2:30 p.m. in the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Recital Hall.

April 8, 2011

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March 14, 2011

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November 18, 2010

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August 20, 2010

“Totally drew me in–an incredible experience."

"I thought the piece was simply beautiful. Beautifully executed, as well as beautiful to watch."

July 6, 2010
The Casting by Omer Fast is  contemporary video art that features narratives about love and war while grappling with questions of memory and recollectio
November 24, 2009

“Art goes on in your head. If you said something interesting, that might be a title for a work of art and I'd write it down. Art comes from everywhere. It's your response to your surroundings.