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This Week at CMA: FINAL WEEK: #CMAkatz, MIX: Summer, "Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens" Opens

Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!

FINAL WEEK: Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s
Through Sun, 8/6
Discover Alex Katz’s innovative paintings of the 1950s in the first major museum exhibition of these works. Combining abstraction with recognizable imagery, Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes foreshadowed the development of Pop Art. 

Fri, 8/4, 6:00–10:00 p.m.
Step into a 1950s summer with the best of the decade’s art, music, dancing, and drinks. Learn the jitterbug with Get Hep Swing, and enjoy a crafted cocktail. Don’t miss your chance to tour Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s in its final days! 1950s-themed outfits encouraged! 

 

COMING SOON: Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens
Sat, 8/5–Sun, 11/5
See the first US exhibition exploring the unique type of still-life painting called chaekgeori, translated as books and things. Go deeper into the exhibition with Sooa McCormick, assistant curator of Korean art. 

 

Curator Chats: Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III
Tues, 8/1
Join curator Sinéad Vilbar for a discussion of work from Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III. Meet in the exhibition.

Through Sun, 8/13
Explore some of the most visually exciting and technically innovative prints ever made at Atelier 17, an experimental workshop for modernist printmakers during the mid-20th century. 
 
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