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Beyond the Glamour: Considering Race and Inequality in an Era of Opulence

Cleveland Museum of Art

  • Date Saturday, December 16, 2017
  • Time 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and breadth of its collection, which includes almost 45,000 objects and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. Having recently completed an ambitious, multi-phase renovation and expansion project across... more

The Jazz Age features all that glitters and shines in the 1920s, but what we cannot immediately see are the other ways in which the 1920s roared. Inaugurating the educational series What Lies Beneath: Seeing the Unseen in Works of Art, this panel discussion considers how race and inequality, while not seemingly present on the surface of these works, ghost their glimmer.

FREE, ticket required. *Ticketed tour of the exhibition follows; adults $15, senior/student $13, CMA members free. Limit 25.

216-421-7350

clevelandart.org

Image caption: Muse with Violin Screen (detail), c. 1930. Rose Iron Works, Inc. (American, Cleveland, est. 1904). Paul Fehér (Hungarian, 1898–1990), designer. Wrought iron, brass; silver and gold plating; 156.2 x 156.2 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, On Loan from the Rose Iron Works Collections, LLC, 352.1996. © Rose Iron Works Collections, LLC.

Beyond the Glamour: Considering Race and Inequality in an Era of Opulence

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