This Week at CMA: 9.16.19–9.22.19 – CMA Thinker

This Week at CMA: 9.16.19–9.22.19 - CMA Thinker

Check out these must-attend events this week at the CMA.Seated male nude, separate study of his right arm (recto), 1511. Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564). Red chalk, heightened with white; 27.9 x 21.4 cm. Teylers Museum, Haarlem, purchased in 1790. © Teylers Museum, HaarlemMichelangelo: Mind of the MasterCOMING SOONOpens Sun, 9/22Members: FREEMember Preview Days: Fri, 9/20, Sat, 9/21TicketsGet drawn in. Immerse yourself in the genius of Michelangelo’s creative process. September’s tickets are selling quickly, and the holidays will be busy — reserve early to secure your preferred date. Member guest tickets are half-price.Video courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art via YouTube.Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, WondersOPEN NOW FREEWhere do monsters come from? Discover the answer in this exhibition, the first of its kind in North America. Unicorns, sirens, and dragons leapt from the minds of medieval artists to inspire fear, entertainment, and wonder. Learn more #ontheblog here.Ámà: The Gathering Place. Image courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art.Ámà: The Gathering PlaceOPEN NOWFREE“One of Europe’s Fastest-Rising Stars” — Kate Brown, artnetArtist Emeka Ogboh integrates sound, sculpture, and textiles in the first commissioned artwork for the Ames Family Atrium. Ogboh compares the museum’s atrium to the ámà — or village square — the physical and cultural center of Igbo life in southeast Nigeria, where he was born.Image courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art.Landscape ToursFinal tour: Wed, 9/183:00–4:00 p.m.FREEStroll through the tree-lined walkways of the Fine Arts Garden — masterfully designed by the firm of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, designer of Central Park in New York City — to view sculptural favorites.Benidorm #1, Spain, 2010. Edward Burtynsky (Canadian, b. 1955). Digital chromogenic print on paper; 121.9 x 162.6 cm. New Orleans Museum of Art, Gift of the artist, 2016.46.48. © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Weinstein Hammons Gallery, Minneapolis / Nicholas Metivier Gallery, TorontoWater: Edward BurtynskyFINAL WEEKFREEThrough Sun, 9/22Burtynsky’s global portrait explores humanity’s increasingly stressed relationship with water, the world’s most vital natural resource. These 13 hauntingly beautiful photographic images encourage us to ponder whether current water-management strategies are among humankind’s great achievements or its most dangerous failures. The CMA is pleased to present this exhibition as part of Cuyahoga50.Creation of the gunpowder work Cuyahoga River Lightning, 2018. Photo: Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio.Cai Guo-Qiang: Cuyahoga River LightningFINAL WEEKFREEThrough Sun, 9/22Showcasing three monumental gunpowder works — including one inspired by the Cuyahoga River — by contemporary Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang, this exhibition is part of Cuyahoga50.Seated male nude, separate study of his right arm (recto) (detail), 1511. Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564). Red chalk, heightened with white; 27.9 x 21.4 cm. Teylers Museum, Haarlem, purchased in 1790. © Teylers Museum, Haarlem


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