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Woman’s Work by John Sloan

I saw this picture for the first time during a tour for the 100th anniversary of the museum.  Apparently, people at the time would have been shocked at the fact that the artist depicts a corset.  You can see the … Continue reading

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Bandolier (Shoulder) Bag, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) People

The people who made this bag lived in the Great Lakes region, like me.  I love the ornate designs.

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The Pie Wagon by Carl Gaertner

Carl Gaertner is another Cleveland painter.  He died at 54 and his paintings highlight the industrial life in Cleveland at the time.  

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Saint George and the Dragon by Russell Barnett Aitken

Russell Barnett Aitken was born in Cleveland and studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, graduating in 1931. This picture is in the local artists areas of the Cleveland Museum of Art, in the Modern Art section.  Strangely enough this … Continue reading

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Seaside (July: Specimen of a Portrait) by Jacques-Joseph Tissot

My mom loves this painting.  She actually bought a print of it and framed it.  I bought a postcard of it and keep it at my desk at work. My mom loves the folds in the dress.  She points out … Continue reading

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Future (Woman in Stockholm) by Gabriele Munter

Gabriele Munter is a German expressionist.  I like the hopefulness of this picture.  

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Tournament Armor of Archduke Charles II of Austria

The Cleveland Museum of Art has an armor court.  This is because Cleveland, at the time the museum was built, was a steel town.  The museum wanted to honor the city by celebrating art in steel. The young boys in … Continue reading

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