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In 'Smoke' Exhibition, Jason Jacques Gallery Partners with the Last Prisoner Project

ArtfixDaily / April 6th, 2022

Jason Jacques Gallery will present an upcoming exhibition in partnership with the Last Prisoner Project. Titled SMOKE, the exhibition centers on a 19th century smoking set made by the French jeweler Boucheron. The piece is a beautiful, somewhat rarefied, highly decorative, and yet functional ...

The Wonder of Wood Conference Explores Decorative Marquetry and Inlay

ArtfixDaily / January 23rd, 2022

The Wonder of Wood: Decorative Inlay and Marquetry in Europe and America, 1600–1900 will explore the history and artistry of inlay and marquetry in America and Europe. The conference will occur at both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Winterthur Museum, Garden & ...

Time Travel to Early 1900s Austria With Kirkland Museum's 'Josef Hoffman's Vienna'

ArtfixDaily / January 4th, 2022

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art in Denver presents Josef Hoffmann’s Vienna Jan. 21 through April 3, 2022, offering visitors the chance to time travel to early 1900s Austria without the need of a passport and plane ticket. Revel in the influence of architect and designer Josef ...

Must-See 'Majolica Mania' Exhibition Continues in New York Through January 2, Then Travels

ArtfixDaily / December 9th, 2021

Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915 is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition yet mounted of a significant nineteenth-century innovation in ceramics. Inspired by Italian Renaissance maiolica and French Palissy ware, “majolica” debuted at ...

'Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy' to Explore Extraordinary Fashion Displayed in European Art Galleries at San Francisco's Legion of Honor

ArtfixDaily / December 2nd, 2021

Through exquisite craftsmanship, lavish embroidery, and unconventional dressmaking techniques, designer Guo Pei creates a couture fantasy that fuses the influences of China’s imperial past with export art, the grandeur of European court life, architecture, and the botanical world. The Fine Arts ...

Exhibition on the Art of the Neapolitan Baroque Features Intricately Crafted, Monumental Nativity Scene at Colnaghi During London Art Week

ArtfixDaily / November 17th, 2021

Opening in conjunction with London Art Week, Colnaghi presents a special exhibition showcasing the enduring creative legacy of Old Master artists and artisans from Naples. Marking the first exhibition in London devoted to the Italian city and its arts in over forty years. As the centrepiece of ...

Exhibition Exploring How French Art and Design Inspired Walt Disney Will Open at The Met in December

ArtfixDaily / November 9th, 2021

Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts will be the first-ever exhibition at The Met to explore the work of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hand-drawn animation. Opening December 10, it will draw new parallels between the magical creations of the Disney Studios and their ...

Fine Arts Paris Returns to Carrousel du Louvre and Online

ArtfixDaily / October 26th, 2021

Fine Arts Paris – the Paris-based specialist art fair dedicated to the fine arts from Antiquity to modern times – returns for a fifth edition in its emblematic venue, the Carrousel du Louvre, November 6-11. The premier destination for fine arts in Paris, the fair will once more bring together the ...

Major Traveling Exhibition Debuting At Toledo Museum of Art Showcases Exceptional Arms and Armor

ArtfixDaily / August 13th, 2021

The image of the knight in shining armor is familiar from fairy tales, films and games, but what was the reality behind the myth? Armor is as old as human civilization and has taken many forms and served many purposes through the ages. A new exhibition explores armor made for the battlefield, ...

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 ...

Exhibition Exploring How French Art and Design Inspired Walt Disney Films Will Open at The Met in December

ArtfixDaily / July 1st, 2021

Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts will be the first-ever exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to explore the work of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hand-drawn animation. Opening December 10, it will draw new parallels between the magical creations of ...

Marine Arts Collection From Ratcliffe Estate & Multiple Other Estates At Schwenke Auctioneers July 10th Auction

ArtfixDaily / July 7th, 2021

675 Lots Include Over Sixty-Five Marine Paintings, Many Lots of Fine Art, Outsider Art, Antique Firearms, Dolls, Decoys & Rugs Woodbury, CT – On Saturday, July 10th Schwenke Auctioneers will offer 675 lots of estate property including the marine and nautical artifact collection from the ...

Norway's $723 Million National Museum Sets Opening Date After Delays

Art Insider / June 17th, 2021

After long delays and public criticism, Norway’s new consolidated Museum of Art, Architecture and Design is planning to open its doors in one year, on June 11, 2022. The seven year planning and construction process, with several years of the public missing access to many of Norway's most valued ...

A Major Exhibition of Historic Spanish Fashion Paired With Period Paintings Debuts at Meadows Museum in September

ArtfixDaily / June 10th, 2021

The Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas, has announced a major exhibition of Spanish dress and fashion that will pair paintings from the Meadows’s collection with historic dress and accessories from the Museo del Traje, Centro de Investigación del Patrimonio Etnológico in Madrid. Canvas & Silk: ...

Versailles Debuts Its First-Ever Hotel

ArtfixDaily / June 9th, 2021

France's most opulent palace that once housed Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette is emerging from the pandemic with a new luxury experience. Versailles has launched the hotel Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle featuring period 18th-century furnishings and meticulous design ...

Browse Art and Antique Finds In The Philadelphia Show With Tastemakers Martha Stewart, Michael Diaz-Griffith, Emma Bazilian and Others

ArtfixDaily / April 27th, 2021

The 2021 Philadelphia Show continues online this week through Friday, April 30, showcasing over 1,000 works of art, antiques, and design from the country's finest dealers. Visitors to the show can return daily to explore new inventory offered by exhibiting dealers. Three new Tastemakers, ...

Discover New Twists On Tradition In The Philadelphia Show With Online Programs and Offerings From 50+ Top Dealers

ArtfixDaily / April 22nd, 2021

Celebrating its 59th edition showcasing America's preeminent dealers of antiques and fine art, The Philadelphia Show has a fresh look and a new approach. A stalwart show known for American art and antiques, the 2021 Philadelphia Show includes international influences with European and Asian ...

Schwenke Auctioneers April 25th Spring Sale Features Paul McCartney’s Gold Record Award

ArtfixDaily / April 20th, 2021

Sale Comprises Estate Jewelry & Watches, Cameras, Folk Art, Americana, Political Ephemera, Fine Art & Outsider Art, Books & Rugs Woodbury, CT – On Sunday, April 25th Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its Spring Fine Estates Auction comprising over 600 lots of estate property including ...

ARTFIXdaily Closed Week of April 12, Returning Next Week With A Virtual Look at The Philadelphia Show

ArtfixDaily / April 11th, 2021

ARTFIXdaily will be closed for the week of April 12 and subscriber e-newsletter service will resume on April 19. Coming up, look for our coverage of The Philadelphia Show (April 23-30) as the 59th edition showcases stellar American fine and decorative arts along with European and Asian works. ...

Corning Museum of Glass to Open Groundbreaking Exhibition 'In Sparkling Company' on May 22

ArtfixDaily / March 23rd, 2021

On May 22, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will open the groundbreaking exhibition In Sparkling Company: Glass and the Costs of Social Life in Britain During the 1700s. Presenting the glass objects that delighted the British elite, the exhibition examines how those goods defined social ...