This Week at CMA: 9.23.19–9.29.19 – CMA Thinker

This Week at CMA: 9.23.19–9.29.19 - 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 MasterOPEN NOWMembers: FREETicketsGet drawn in. Immerse yourself in the genius of Michelangelo’s creative process. The holidays will be busy — reserve early to secure your preferred date. Member guest tickets are half-price.Brian Kay and Amanda Powell. Photo courtesy Apollo’s FireApollo’s Fire performs “Tuscan Sun”Fri, 9/2712:00 p.m.A Lunchtime Bistro ConcertFREEMembers of Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Grammy-winning baroque ensemble, celebrate Michelangelo and the sounds of his homeland.Bronze ornament from a chariot pole (detail), AD 1–200. Roman, Imperial. Bronze, silver, copper; 18.3 x 17.9 x 10.7 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1918, 18.75Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical ArtSun, 9/292:00 p.m.THE DR. JOHN AND HELEN COLLIS LECTUREFREETicketsBeginning in the fifth century BC, Medusa became increasingly anthropomorphic and feminine, undergoing a visual transformation from grotesque to beautiful. Kiki Karoglou, associate curator of Greek and Roman art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses a selection of works drawn primarily from the Met’s collection, including the earliest portrayal of Medusa in Greek art.Video courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art via YouTube.Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, WondersOPEN NOWFREEThrough Sun, 10/6Where 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.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.


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