Artist Lecture

Five Things You Need to Know About Contemporary Artist Roman Signer

Posted on July 9, 2014 by rthuring

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.

Janet Cardiff's Forty-Part Motet

Posted on May 2, 2013 by kmiers

On May 5, the Cleveland Museum of Art and MOCA Cleveland present a lecture by multimedia artist Janet Cardiff. Cardiff’s audio installation Forty-Part Motet will be on display at the CMA beginning May 4 and is presented in conjunction with her piece The Paradise Institute at MOCA. Cardiff will speak on Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. in the museum’s Gartner Auditorium. Reserve your ticket through the Ticket Center at (216) 421-7350 or online.

Paola Morsiani Previews Artist Omer Fast’s Visit to Discuss The Casting

Posted on July 6, 2010 by ClevelandArt
The Casting by Omer Fast is  contemporary video art that features narratives about love and war while grappling with questions of memory and recollection. In this dialogue, Paola Morsiani, curator of contemporary art, shares her thoughts about this artwork which is currently on view at the museum. The Casting was acquired by the museum in 2008.


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