Despite all of the ancient painted objects in our museums, it’s rare to see an actual paint set.
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A Showcase for Shintō’s Gods
An exhibition of rarely seen, ancient art explores the complex ideas and rich expressions of Japan’s indigenous religion.
How Museums Are Combatting a Shortage of East Asian Art Conservators
While American collections of East Asian art have grown tremendously, the specialized conservation laboratories that maintain these collections have not.
The Cleveland Museum of Art Digitized 30,000 Artworks in the Public Domain
The museum is now offering unrestricted access to nearly half of its collection. As an added bonus, metadata for more than 61,000 works is also available without restriction.
Carl Pope Returns from His Hiatus with His Largest Installation Ever
After four years away from the art scene the artist returns with work that maps the visual language of contemporary blackness through 108 letterpress posters in the most important installation in the US right now.
Cleveland Mounts Global Triennial But Local Artists Are Largely Overlooked
No one art festival can do everything, but FRONT has made a bold inaugural effort to establish itself as a new art destination.
The “Shelfies” of Korea’s Joseon Dynasty
Chaekgeori may not be well known in the United States, but it’s an art form that influenced centuries of art in Korea.
A Forest of Chaos and Control
Trees frequently figure in Oehlen’s work. As a formal device, it allows freedom of invention, but the invention is structured by internal logic.
In New Drawings, Kara Walker Traces American Histories of Christianity and Racism
Her tumultuous charcoal drawings enshrine an unresolved US narrative filled with racism, martyrdom, and political violence.
Best of 2016: Our Top 15 Exhibitions Across the United States
Here’s a small taste of what this vast country had to offer in art this year.
A One-of-a-Kind Room Fragrancer from Medieval Europe Finally Gets Its Due
The Cleveland Museum of Art’s ornate table fountain, a 14th-century hydraulic automata, is the focus of a new exhibition on the popular medieval decorative objects.