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ARTFIXdaily Will Be Closed Week of Sept. 20

ArtfixDaily / September 20th, 2020

ARTFIXdaily will be closed the week of Sept. 20 and subscriber e-newsletter service will return on Sept. 28. The historic images shown are included in the exhibition Votes for Women: A Visual History at the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, PA. On view through September 27, 2020, ...

5 Awesome Open-Air Art Settings to Stroll Outdoors or Online This Fall

ArtfixDaily / September 13th, 2020

Local fall foliage viewing and art getaways in the fresh air have added attraction during the pandemic. With the sampling of outdoor art destinations listed below, check ahead with each venue for advanced ticketing, as most museums now require pre-booking, or explore their websites from home for ...

'States of Mind: Art and American Democracy' to Open at The Moody in Houston

ArtfixDaily / September 17th, 2020

The Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University in Houston will be reopening its galleries on September 19 with the fall exhibition States of Mind: Art and American Democracy, on view through December 19, 2020.  Reflecting on some of the most pressing topics facing American democracy, ...

Art Dealer Sues Marlborough Gallery For $10.8 Million Over Alleged 'Scheme'

ARTnews / September 16th, 2020

Art dealer Max Levai is seeking at least $10.8 million in damages from his former employer. Levai sued Marlborough Gallery and two of its board members, Stanley N. Bergman and Franz Plutschow, in a suit filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York on Tuesday. Levai accuses them of a ...

American University Museum's Online 'Contested Space' Series Explores Themes Relevant to Presidential Election of 2020

ArtfixDaily / September 16th, 2020

Every four years, American University Museum in Washington, DC, presents exhibitions during the run-up to presidential elections addressing the most heavily contested issues, with the intention of educating and encouraging dialogue. This year, necessitated by the ongoing pandemic, the museum is ...

The Nation's First Native American Owned Gallery Focused Solely on Native Contemporary Artists to Open This Winter

ArtfixDaily / September 16th, 2020

K Art will debut at the end of 2020 in the heart of Buffalo’s Allentown historical district, near Seneca ­Nation of Indians Territory  New York State’s second largest city will receive unique added depth and energy to its social, economic and cultural profile at the end of 2020 with the ...

De Young and Legion of Honor Prepare To Welcome Visitors Back to Their 'Airy Galleries, Green Park Settings' in San Francisco

ArtfixDaily / September 15th, 2020

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announced the upcoming reopening of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums, following their temporary closure under the shelter-in-place order mandated by the City of San Francisco. “As the city’s museums, we have been eager to be able to share the ...

MFA Boston Will Reopen September 26 with Art of the Americas Galleries, "Women Take the Floor," "Black Histories, Black Futures," Plus a Trio of Blockbusters Later This Fall

ArtfixDaily / September 14th, 2020

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will reopen on Saturday, September 26, welcoming the community back for one-of-a-kind encounters with works of art. First to reopen will be 31 galleries of the Art of the Americas Wing, featuring the work of North, Central and South American and Caribbean ...

Explore One Man's Profound Impact On American Art, Culture and Nature Preservation With This Smithsonian Lecture Series

ArtfixDaily / September 13th, 2020

The Smithsonian American Art Museum will present a six-part online lecture series that examines the profound impact of Alexander von Humboldt, a renowned Prussian naturalist and explorer and one of the most influential figures of the 19th century. Talks by historians of art and science and ...

Feast Your Eyes On Monet's Birthday Cake

ArtfixDaily / September 12th, 2020

Looking for layers and layers of sugary comfort right now? For art's sake, we tried making Claude Monet's favorite birthday cake, Le Gâteau Vert. This lemony pistachio layer cake is wrapped in vibrant green fondant icing colored with spinach (don't tell the kids), and was featured as the ...

'The Blue Boy' Is Back — Take a Look at Gainsborough's Newly Restored Masterpiece

ArtfixDaily / September 10th, 2020

One of the most famous works at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788), has been reinstalled in the Thornton Portrait Gallery and will be on view for visitors when the Huntington Art Gallery is allowed to ...

UBS Global Art Market Report Reveals the Mid-Year Data For Gallery Sector

Art Basel / September 9th, 2020

Art Basel has released the mid-year UBS Global Art Market Report, written in partnership with economist Dr. Clare McAndrew, with data relating both the positive and negative impacts of the global health crisis on the art market. The Impact of COVID-19 on the Gallery Sector report surveyed 795 ...

Preview 'Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020' at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

ArtfixDaily / September 8th, 2020

Cut, folded, torn, glued, burned or embossed, paper becomes a transformational art medium in Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020, on view at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) from October 8, 2020 through January 18, 2021. Presenting the work of 22 emerging and underrepresented ...

Discover Works By Women Artists, Plus Fantastic Frames and Much More With London Art Week's Digital Platform In October

ArtfixDaily / September 8th, 2020

During October 2020 London Art Week’s new Digital platform at www.londonartweek.co.uk will present ‘Art History in Focus’, a series of themed erudite and enlightening discourses online and exhibitions in galleries. In the spotlight will be the work of significant women artists of the past 400 ...

Everyone is Invited to the New VOMA — the Virtual Online Museum of Art

ArtfixDaily / September 6th, 2020

VOMA, the Virtual Online Museum of Art, has opened its virtual doors. With an online debut that attracted enough virtual visits to have "obliterated our servers," says British artist and VOMA founder Stuart Semple, the museum has two exhibitions now open to browse. “I believe art should be for ...

Virginia Jaramillo's Curvilinear Paintings a Highlight of the Menil's Fall Reopening

ArtfixDaily / September 7th, 2020

The Menil Collection will reopen its main building and the Menil Drawing Institute in Houston on Saturday, September 12. In the main building galleries, visitors will be greeted with a fresh installation of works by John Chamberlain, Mary Corse, Dan Flavin, Barkley Hendricks, Leslie Hewitt, ...

See Inside Charles Woodbury's Recreated Studio as the Ogunquit Art Colony Gets Spotlighted During Maine Bicentennial

ArtfixDaily / September 7th, 2020

To mark the state of Maine’s bicentennial year, Ogunquit Museum of American Art is showcasing locally-active artists who have played significant roles as educators and founders of Maine’s influential visual and cultural heritage. The View From Narrow Cove: Bicentennial Oqunquit ...

Chrysler Museum's Exhibition 'Come Together, Right Now' Focuses on Timely Themes

ArtfixDaily / September 2nd, 2020

This fall, the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia, encourages everyone to consider the bonds between us with Come Together, Right Now: The Art of Gathering.  On view Oct. 11, 2020–Jan. 3, 2021 at the museum and in outdoor locations in Norfolk, the exhibition will feature more than ...

What Can Museums Expect When They Are Expecting to Reopen?

Colleen Dilenschneider / September 1st, 2020

Museums across the U.S. are slowly reopening as local, state and Centers for Disease Control guidelines allow. After nearly six months of closures due to the pandemic, cultural institutions are navigating new territory with health precautions in place and other needed controls. Since reopening ...

Preview '2020 Vision' Highlights As the Baltimore Museum of Art Readies to Reopen in September

ArtfixDaily / August 27th, 2020

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced that it will begin a phased reopening on September 16, with the intention of having all of its galleries and gathering spaces accessible to visitors by September 30, 2020. For visitor hours, guidelines and updates, visit the museum website. Upon ...