Cleveland (August 3, 2017) – Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens showcases a unique type of Korean still-life painting. Chaekgeori 책거리 (pronounced check-oh-ree), literally translated as “books and things,” are painted screens that depict scholarly objects, exotic luxuries, symbolic flowers, and gourmet delicacies dispersed in artful arrangements on bookshelves.
CMA's next exhibition Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens opens this Sat, 8/5!
See the first international exhibition in the US to explore the unique type of still-life painting called chaekgeori, translated as “books and things.”
CMA's current special exhibition, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, showcases Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes which foreshadowed the development of Pop Art. Take a look at what the media is saying about the exhibition in the coverage roundup below and don't miss your chance to see this stunning show open through Sun, 8/6!