Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens showcases a unique type of Korean still-life painting called chaekgeori (pronounced check-oh-ree), translated as “books and things.” They commonly feature scholarly objects, exotic luxuries, symbolic flowers,
Peter Fischli and David Weiss worked collaboratively for 33 years until Weiss’s death in 2012. The Swiss artist duo is best known for elevating ordinary subject matter into the realm of high art.
The Jazz Age gave way to the Great Depression on October 29, 1929, when the American stock market crashed. The following decade was marked by massive unemployment, deepened by a drought that created the Dust Bowl, which transformed tens of thousands of farm families into migrants.
Ancient gods and goddesses, daring heroes, and magnificent rulers star in this exhibition of drawings and prints by Renaissance artists.
In 2017 major museums in Europe and America are celebrating the centennial of Auguste Rodin’s (1840–1917) death with traveling exhibitions, permanent collection installations, and educational activities.
Cleveland’s celebrated alabaster mourners from the tomb of Philip the Bold will be part of a major exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam this fall.
At the turn of the 1200s, the Khmer Empire of Cambodia was one of the most powerful in the world. From 1181 to 1218, King Jayavarman VII ruled under the banner of Buddhism and expanded his dominions to include most of peninsular Southeast Asia.