share this

Share This Search
News
View full story nicolemehle.jpg

Story: Oct 21, 2014

Senior curates exhibition of current students, recent grads ...

View details Adam Markanovic: No Body to Love

CIA Exhibition: Oct 17, 2014

Adam Markanovic: No Body to Love

View full story casey.jpg

Story: Oct 20, 2014

CIA grad transforms Corvette into canvas on wheels

View details Lunch On Fridays: Word!

Events: Oct 31, 2014

Lunch On Fridays: Word!

View Link

Social: about 18 hours ago via Facebook

Tomorrow, put on your best costume and join us for Lunch On Fridays, CIA's free lunchtime lecture series. In this edition, authors and artists will present the ...

View full story croppedrusso.jpg

Story: Sep 22, 2014

Television and film writer teaching narrative writing at CIA

View details Unruly Engagements Conference

Events: Nov 06, 2014 @ Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH

Unruly Engagements Conference

View full story dormdeckyoga.jpg

Story: Aug 27, 2014

New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...

View details Opening Reception Community Works: Artist as Social Agent

CIA Exhibition: Nov 07, 2014

Opening Reception Community Works: Artist as Social Agent

View full story bestregmidwest.jpg

Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

News . Feature Stories . Cleveland Institute of Art Presents Masters of Abstraction Gallery Show

News

October 20, 2011

Cleveland Institute of Art Presents Masters of Abstraction Gallery Show

One night, two amazing shows, three visionary artists

The work of legendary artists Robert Mangold, Julian Stanczak and Ed Mieczkowski will continue to amaze audiences with two gallery shows in “Masters of Abstraction” at CIA’s Reinberger Galleries. The opening night reception is on Friday November 4, 6-8 pm.

Mangold, one of the country’s preeminent modern painters, will be showcased in a solo show “Continuity and Discontinuity.” This exhibition features four striking large-scale canvases, measuring eight to 20 feet in length and six column structure drawings from 2006. Mangold is known for his visionary work that unites drawing and painting in a way that hadn’t been done prior to the start of the optical art movement. He attended CIA from 1956-1959 before receiving his bachelor's and master's degree from the School of Art and Architecture at Yale University..

Julian Stanczak and Ed Mieczkowski will be featured in the gallery exhibition “Boundary Formations and the Tease of the Familiar.” Both artists are famous for their exploration of the virtues of geometric and perceptual abstraction.

Stanczak, a 1954 CIA graduate and 30-year-plus CIA faculty member, is a true colorist who produced non-referential, abstract art for 60 years. His work resides in museums around the world, including Museum of Modern Art, New York, Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Mieczkowski is long been considered a founding member of the hard-edged, geometric abstraction movement Anomia in the early 1960s. He follows a rigorous, self-imposed program of painting exercise to explore the effects color on visual perception. He is a 1957 CIA graduate and served as a faculty member for nearly 40 years. His work is in the collections of museums of several international museums, including the Tel Aviv Museum of Modern Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art and museums in Poland and Denmark.

YouTube Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Flickr Pinterest Instagram

Social Feed

Check out this new video from CIA's Career Center that spotlights some amazing student internships: http://t.co/WYprczey9U @CIACareer

a day ago via Twitter

Questions?

For more information about this or other CIA news, contact us here.

Read More

Community Works

Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.

Read More

Uptown Residence Hall

Check out the new student digs.

Read More

Cores + Connections

Learn more about CIA's proven method for academic and professional excellence.