This Month's MagazineDining and SpiritsArts and EntertainmentTravel and LeisureHome and Real EstateHealth and WellnessShopping & FashionEvents and PicsElegant Wedding Magazine

Bookmark and share

Issue Date: October 2011


Image Conscious


Hallie Rybka

Working as an architect, John Bonebrake had a natural fascination with buildings. After joining the Cleveland Print Club in 1961, the Clevelander began to purchase artwork knowing he would one day donate the more than 1,000 prints to the Cleveland Museum of Art. Of those pieces, 58 will be on display during the exhibit A Passion for Prints: The John Bonebrake Donation opening Oct. 2. "[Bonebrake] collected with the museum in mind," says Jane Glaubinger, exhibit curator. For example, the museum had few works by French artist Henri Rivière. Bonebrake acquired 67 of his prints, including Thirty-Six Views of the Eiffel Tower: From Behind Frémiet's Elk, Trocadero (pictured). Eleven Rivière prints will be a part of the exhibit, which is geared toward showing Bonebrake's legacy and generosity. "He would advise people to buy what they like but, most importantly, to have fun," says Glaubinger. "Collecting really enriched his life." 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland, 888-262-0033, clevelandart.org

Comments:
Sunday, October 02, 2011 12:47:12 PM by mr.ed
It's a pity that in later life, John's failing eyes were unable to let him enjoy his prints and hundreds of artifacts.

Comments. All comments must be approved by our editorial staff.
 
Choose an identity
Other Anonymous
 
Name 
Website 
All of these fields are optional.
CAPTCHA Validation
Retype the code from the picture
CAPTCHA Code Image
Speak the code Change the code
 


Home | Subscribe | Archives | Advertise | Newsstands | Contact Us | Jobs | Legal
© Cleveland Magazine 2014 | P: (216) 771-2833 | F: (216) 781-6318 | 1422 Euclid Ave. Suite 730 Cleveland, Ohio 44115
This site is a member of the City & Regional Magazine Association