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  • Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle

    October 19, 2018 – January 27, 2019

About the Event:

Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle Organized by the Grand Rapids Art Museum; Coordinated at MOCA Cleveland by Deputy Director Megan Lykins Reich Mueller Family Gallery and Rosalie + Morton Cohen Family Gallery October 19, 2018 — January 27, 2019 MOCA Cleveland hosts the exhibition, Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle. Organized by Grand Rapids Art Museum, the exhibition is Rockman’s most ambitious body of work to date. Rockman, an acclaimed painter and environmental activist, creates ecologically-focused works that seduce and provoke with equal verve. Blending extensive research, diverse techniques, and site-specific materials like sand or soil, Rockman’s paintings document history while also imagining future environments. The exhibition includes five new, mural-sized paintings; a constellation of flora and fauna “field drawings”; a suite of watercolors; and a documentary film that all portray the evolution of the Great Lakes—which are among the world’s most beautiful, economically significant, and ecologically complex regions on the planet. Rockman’s new series celebrates the natural majesty and global importance of the Great Lakes while exploring how they are threatened by factors such as climate change, globalization, invasive species, mass agriculture, and urban sprawl. The exhibition affords MOCA an opportunity to connect relevant contemporary art practice with urgent environmental issues in ways that expand awareness, engagement, and community partnerships.

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October 19, 2018 – January 27, 2019

  • Fri Oct 19, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Oct 20, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Oct 21, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Oct 23, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Oct 24, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Oct 25, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Oct 26, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Oct 27, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Oct 28, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Oct 30, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Oct 31, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Nov 1, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Nov 2, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Nov 3, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Nov 4, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Nov 6, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Nov 7, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Nov 8, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Nov 9, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Nov 10, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Nov 11, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Nov 13, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Nov 14, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Nov 15, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Nov 16, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Nov 17, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Nov 18, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Nov 20, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Nov 21, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Nov 22, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Nov 23, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Nov 24, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Nov 25, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Nov 27, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Nov 28, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Nov 29, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Nov 30, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Dec 1, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Dec 2, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Dec 4, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Dec 5, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Dec 6, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Dec 7, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Dec 8, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Dec 9, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Dec 11, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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  • Sat Dec 15, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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  • Tue Dec 18, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Dec 19, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Dec 20, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Dec 21, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Dec 22, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Dec 23, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Dec 25, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Dec 26, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Dec 27, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Dec 28, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Dec 29, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Dec 30, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Jan 1, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Jan 2, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Jan 3, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Jan 4, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Jan 5, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Jan 6, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Jan 8, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Jan 9, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Jan 10, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Jan 11, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Jan 12, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Jan 13, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Jan 15, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Jan 16, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Jan 17, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Jan 18, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Jan 19, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Jan 20, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Jan 22, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed Jan 23, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu Jan 24, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri Jan 25, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat Jan 26, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Jan 27, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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