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This Week at CMA: OPEN NOW: Dana Schutz: Eating Atom Bombs, Brett Weston: Photographs, FINAL WEEKS: Fashionable Mourners

Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!

CMA at Transformer Station 
Through 4/15
This exhibition debuts a new series of paintings by Schutz that focuses on the precariousness of our current political and social moment. On view at the Transformer Station. Read the Plain Dealer review.

OPEN NOW: Brett Weston: Photographs
Through 5/6
“Nature is a great artist. The greatest,” said photographer Brett Weston, who made it his primary subject matter. Drawn from the museum’s collection, this exhibition surveys four decades of his work and debuts more than 40 photographs from the Brett Weston Archive donated to the museum in 2017 by collector Christian Keesee.

Fashionable Mourners: Bronze Statuettes from the Rijksmuseum
FINAL WEEKS: Through Sun, 2/4
Don't miss the rare opportunity to see four bronze mourners from the tomb of Isabella of Bourbon (1436–1465). 
 
Film: Loving Vincent
Wed, 1/24
Thousands of pictures hand-painted in the style of Vincent van Gogh are brought to gorgeous, swirling, pulsating life in this singular Oscar-nominated animated feature that investigates and dramatizes the events that led to the Dutch artist’s death in France in 1890. 

Thu, 1/25
Curator of Contemporary Art Reto Thüring leads a tour of the exhibition, featuring the artist’s newest works, many of which depict dystopic scenes of conflict and shame, commenting on the turbulent political atmosphere that followed in the wake of the 2016 US election.

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