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Cleveland Museum of Art

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Conservation & Preservation

‘A resting time for the art’: with museums shut, US conservators seize on strategies to safeguard their collections

Experts embrace a blend of remote monitoring and on-site tours, while marvelling at diminished levels of dust

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Acquisitions

Cleveland Museum of Art receives art gifts valued at more than $100m

Works donated by a collecting couple include paintings by Bonnard, Vuilliard, Matisse, Braque, Caillebotte and many others

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Exhibitions

Michelangelo drawings head (Mid)West for Cleveland show

The exhibition, which includes a preliminary drawings for the Sistine Chapel ceiling, will also travel to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles

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Exhibitions

The all-too-human Shinto gods descending on Cleveland

Exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art aims to bring the Japanese belief system and its often quarrelsome deities vividly to life

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Art's Most Popular 2019

How global art can provide a kick-start to local economies

Special exhibitions mean big money—not only for the museums that hold them but for local businesses as well

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Art's Most Popular 2019

Art's Most Popular: here are 2018's most visited shows and museums

Fashion continues upward trend in the US, shooting to the top of The Art Newspaper's chart, while the British Museum slips from the top spot in the UK

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Biennials & festivals

Cleveland’s Front International triennial teams up with local museums for new commissions

Existing works by artists like Kerry James Marshall and Martine Syms will also be included in the show

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Cambodia

The US announces plans to to return more Khmer Cambodian artefacts, adding momentum to Cambodia's quest for restitution

Cambodian officials believe the last two looted works out of seven are in Denver Art Museum and the Cleveland Museum of Art

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Restitution

Turkey turns up the heat on foreign museums as list of antiquities demanded gets longer

More exhibitions are hit by the loans boycott as Turkey pushes for restitution

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Exhibitions

Cleveland Museum of Art opens three new Old Masters exhibitions

This makes it the first US city host Raphael drawings from the Lille Palais des beaux-arts’ renowned collection

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Restitution

Italian town begs the Cleveland Museum for their cross back, per favore

Illegally sold in the 1960s, it was bought by the US museum in good faith but the Italians would like it returned