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ARTFIXdaily News Feed - Friday, January 9, 2015
The birth of vaccines: Photographer Alexia Sinclair portrays Dr.  Edward Jenner giving John Phipps the world's first vaccine, for smallpox, in 1796.
Bill Gates Commissions Artists to Promote Foundation's Agenda
Bill Gates has used his Microsoft billions to influence issues as wide ranging as education in the U.S. to clean water delivery for the world's poorest regions. Now he's enlisted artists to promote...
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Woodward Lobby, Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts Director to Retire
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced Thursday that Director Graham W. J. Beal will retire as of June 30, 2015, after serving as director, president and CEO for nearly 16 years. ...
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The Met Reveals Details of Costume Institute Exhibition "China: Through the Looking Glass" in Beijing
The Metropolitan Museum of Art held a press briefing on Thursday at the Palace Museum in Beijing, China, about its spring 2015 Costume Institute exhibition, China: Through the Looking ...
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Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford, 2004
God is Alive, He Shall Not Die (blue).  Nasser Al Salem, Saudi Arabia.  2012.  Neon in infinity box.  47 1/4 x 47 1/4 in., (120 x 120 cm).  Purchased with funds provided by anonymous .
First major exhibition of LACMA's Middle Eastern contemporary art collection opens Feb. 1
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East, opening Feb. 1, 2015, the first major exhibition of LACMA's holdings of ...
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Left: Mark Wethli 23 Minutes in Brussels 2014 Flashé acrylic on woven Jaipur paper 16 x 12 inches Right: Jean-Luc Le Balp Kelem 2009 Color etching 19.75 x 19.75 inches ed.  14 of 30
Former Magazine CEO Ann Moore's The Curator Gallery presents "Artists of the Year"
The Curator Gallery presents “Artists of the Year,” a group show featuring the gallery’s ten most popular artists of ...
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An Iznick black-and-white jar with “Tombak” (gilded copper), 2014
A Cavalcade of Ceramics & Glass in All Shapes and Sizes
When the 16th edition of The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair (Jan. 21-25) opens its doors at the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, visitors will be treated to an ...
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Ryan White working with students from Salem’s Phoenix School at PEM.
Peabody Essex Museum Invites Innovators to its Maker Lounge
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) launches the first of a series of mini-residencies in the museum’s Maker Lounge -- a new space dedicated to cutting-edge innovation, creativity and ...
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