First time to the Cleveland Art Museum - and it is such a beautiful place! I'm not sure what the details are, but I guess it just received a major renovation and there are parts that are still not open to the public.
This is a large indoor/out room central in the museum. I felt like I was in a giant terrarium!
I studied Pre-Columbian art for a long time in undergrad - I think they have a major PC collection that is not open now? Here are some closeups of a Mayan vessel:
I love the Medieval times - freakin' huge space devoted to armour, crossbows, and chainmail. Badass.
Reliquary with shard of bone.
Sometimes I find myself shopping when I'm in the museum, I want this:
And maybe a little...
A couple of pieces that resonated in the modern art galleries.
|Dexter Davis, American painter|