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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opens to the Public Next Week

ArtfixDaily / September 22nd, 2021

An experience of the arts, sciences, artists, and social impact of moviemaking, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will open its doors to the public on Thursday, September 30, 2021, following a dedication ceremony. Located in Los Angeles, the world capital of moviemaking, the new museum is the ...

Move Over Van Gogh, Here Comes a Frida Kahlo Immersive Experience

ArtfixDaily / September 21st, 2021

Vincent van Gogh immersive experiences have lately drawn millions of visitors worldwide to massive light-filled digital art projections. Recent van Gogh experiences (about 40 across the U.S. that are produced by competing companies) have lit up New York, San Francisco and beyond.  “We just ...

$40M Basquiat, 2500-Loaf 'Bread House' Among Highlights at Art Basel

Hypebeast / September 21st, 2021

An approximately 7 feet tall and 11 feet wide cross-bar diptych painted by Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1983 is a headliner at Art Basel in Switzerland this week. Reportedly priced around $40M (USD), Hardware Store is offered at the fair by New York’s Van de Weghe gallery on behalf of an anonymous ...

Historical Objects Combine With Artists' Contemporary Responses In 'The Salem Witch Trials: Reckoning and Reclaiming' Exhibition

ArtfixDaily / September 20th, 2021

This fall, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents a new exhibition about the tragic events and lasting legacy of the 1692 witch trials. The Salem Witch Trials: Reckoning and Reclaiming dives into the circumstances that fueled the crisis while recognizing the individuals who rose to ...

Six Decades and 1000 Workers Later, It's Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s 'L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped'

ArtfixDaily / September 19th, 2021

Six decades in the making, the late Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, Paris, 1961-2021, was unveiled over the weekend. In accordance with Christo’s wishes, the artwork was completed by his team in partnership with the Centre des monuments nationaux (CMN) and with the support ...

Dallas Museum of Art Presents 'Point, Line, Plane' Honoring Gift of Works on Paper

ArtfixDaily / September 14th, 2021

Opening September 26 at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), a new exhibition honors a remarkable gift from the estate of distinguished scholar William B. Jordan and his husband, Robert Dean Brownlee. Celebrating the establishment of the Museum’s Works on Paper Department, Point, Line, Plane: The ...

Barbara Kruger Traveling Exhibition Kicks Off at Art Institute of Chicago

ArtfixDaily / September 14th, 2021

The Art Institute of Chicago will debut Thinking of Y̶o̶u̶. I Mean M̶e̶. I Mean You., a major solo exhibition devoted to the work of renowned artist Barbara Kruger. On view at the Art Institute of Chicago from September 19, 2021 through January 24, 2022, the exhibition will encompass four ...

ARTFIXdaily Returns Sept. 20; A Look Ahead: Artists of Hawai‘i Tackle Urgent Global Issues In New Exhibition at Honolulu Museum of Art

ArtfixDaily / September 13th, 2021

ARTFIXdaily e-newsletter service will resume on September 20. Coming soon: Artists of Hawai‘i tackle issues such as land use, sustainability and the environment This fall the Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA) offers a visually dynamic exploration of the most urgent global issues of our ...

Experiential Art Venture Superblue Launches in London with A.A. Murakami

ArtfixDaily / September 9th, 2021

Engaging sight, smell, sound and touch, the Tokyo/London-based artist duo A.A. Murakami, the artists behind Studio Swine, debuts a dynamic new multi-sensory experience next month in London. Specifically created for Burlington Gardens, Silent Fall builds on A.A. Murakami's practice of ...

Explore 'L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' in Paris, other Christo and Jeanne-Claude Works, with New App

ArtfixDaily / September 8th, 2021

Prior to and during L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, a temporary artwork for Paris, a free photographic exhibition will be on view on the Banks of the Seine, between the Pont-Neuf and Pont-au-Change (near Châtelet). Organized by the City of Paris with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, “Christo ...

Art on Paper Returns This Week for Seventh Edition in New York

ArtfixDaily / September 7th, 2021

Art on Paper returns to downtown Manhattan's Pier 36 this September with 75 galleries featuring top modern and contemporary paper-based art. Continuing the Fair's historical alignment with New York City's Arts week and The Armory Show, Art on Paper will take place from Thursday, September 9th ...

Works From Eames to Judy Chicago Join Iconic Fashion Designs in 'Christian Dior' Traveling Blockbuster at Brooklyn Museum

ArtfixDaily / September 6th, 2021

The New York premiere of the exhibition Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams traces the groundbreaking history and legacy of the House of Dior and features unique pieces drawn primarily from the Dior archives. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams explores the more than seventy-year history of the ...

ARTFIXdaily Closed to August 30; A Look Back at the Art Lost and Damaged on 9/11

ArtfixDaily / August 15th, 2021

ARTFIXdaily will be closed for two weeks. E-newsletter service will resume on August 30. Nearly twenty years ago, the tragedy of September 11th destroyed not only thousands of lives, but millions of dollars worth of public art. An estimated $100 million worth of art was ruined in addition to a ...

Broken Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin Swept Away By Typhoon Is Retrieved For Possible Restoration

Asahi / August 12th, 2021

Pieces of Yayoi Kusama’s popular “Yellow Pumpkin,” long-installed on a pier until it was washed out to sea on by a typhoon on Monday, have been recovered on the coast of Japan. Located in Naoshima, an island town in Kagawa Prefecture, the work has been a tourist magnet since 1994. Over six feet ...

Amon Carter Acquires More Than 240 Works from Collection of Finis Welch

ArtfixDaily / August 11th, 2021

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art (the Carter) has announced the acquisition of more than 240 photographs and works on paper that significantly expand the Museum's renowned photography and works on paper holdings. A bequest from the estate of Texas economist, entrepreneur, and collector ...

Fall Exhibition at Katonah Museum Explores American Origin Stories Through Five Centuries of Art

ArtfixDaily / August 11th, 2021

In Katonah, New York, the Katonah Museum of Art is set to present ARRIVALS, on view from October 3, 2021, to January 23, 2022. Organized around a select series of arrival moments—from Columbus in 1492 to the present day—ARRIVALS is a conversation about the stories we have told ourselves and those ...

Hung Liu, Chinese-Born American Artist With National Portrait Gallery Show Ahead, Remembered

ArtfixDaily / August 10th, 2021

Artist Hung Liu, born in Changchun, China, in 1948, has died at age 73 in California. (Read more in ARTnews) Kim Sajet, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, issued the following statement on the passing of Hung Liu, just weeks before the museum’s upcoming exhibition “Hung ...

California Man Pleads Guilty in Over $1 Million Art Forgery Case

ArtfixDaily / August 10th, 2021

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California: Jason Harrington pleaded guilty and admitted that he sold $1.1 million of forged art. Harrington sold artwork purportedly created by Richard Hambleton – a New York City artist who rose to fame in the 1980s and whose paintings ...

5 Highlights Coming Up at TEFAF Online This September

ArtfixDaily / August 8th, 2021

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF), has revealed a special preview of works that will appear at the second iteration of TEFAF Online, running September 9-13, 2021 with an invitation-only preview on September 8, 2021. This “First Look” provides a glimpse into the quality, breadth and depth ...

Sweeping Survey of Land Art Covers Iconic Works Across 5 Decades at Nevada Museum of Art

ArtfixDaily / August 8th, 2021

In one of the broadest surveys ever undertaken of contemporary Land Art, from the movement’s dramatic beginnings in the 1960s through the varied and critical initiatives artists are undertaking today, the Nevada Museum of Art now presents the exhibition Land Art: Expanding the Atlas, through ...