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Global Survey of Contemporary Glass Challenges Traditional Conceptions of Glass and Introduces New Perspectives

ArtfixDaily / October 6th, 2021

The exhibition “New Glass Now” offers a global survey highlighting the innovation shown by a dynamic selection of makers. Embracing the possibilities of glass as a vital and versatile medium, the featured artists challenge the status quo and represent a modern era in glassmaking full of new ...

New Exhibition Examines Cultural Exchange Between American Artists and Venetian Glassmakers During the Late 19th Century

ArtfixDaily / October 6th, 2021

The exhibition “Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano” brings to life the Venetian glass revival of the late 19th century and the artistic experimentation the city inspired for visiting artists. It is the first comprehensive examination of American ...

Designed to Inspire: The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement Debuts September 7

ArtfixDaily / August 29th, 2021

The highly-anticipated Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement in St. Petersburg, Florida, will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Founded and funded by local businessman, philanthropist, and collector Rudy Ciccarello, the museum is the first in the world ...

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 ...

Dale Chihuly Returns to the Sonoran Desert with a Stunning New Exhibition at Two Iconic Arizona Venues

ArtfixDaily / August 8th, 2021

Dale Chihuly makes a dramatic return to the Sonoran Desert on Dec. 3 with a stunning new exhibition at two of Arizona's most iconic venues, Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Combining art, architecture and nature, Chihuly in the Desert, is set against ...

A Luminous 26-Foot Tiffany Landscape Window Is Unveiled at The Art Institute of Chicago

ArtfixDaily / May 31st, 2021

Seen by very few people for over a century, the monumental window will now be a permanent centerpiece welcoming thousands of visitors near the Michigan Avenue entrance of The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago revealed in its galleries last week an extraordinary memorial ...

ARTFIXdaily Will Return June 1

ArtfixDaily / May 24th, 2021

ARTFIXdaily e-newsletter service will resume on June 1 following a break. Check the ArtWire section for the latest news from our ArtGuild members. In June, look for ARTFIXdaily's coverage of summer auctions, exhibitions and even in-person art fairs. Coming up on the East Coast, the Spring ...

Rago Design Auctions Bring In $10 Million With A World Record Smashed For Tiffany

ArtfixDaily / May 17th, 2021

With a total of $10 million, more than double the high estimate, and a 89% sell-through rate, Rago’s Early 20th Century Design and Modern Design auctions illustrate the continued strength of the design market. The highlight of the two-day auction event was the record sale of an important ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dive Right Into the V&A's New Digital Platform of 1.2 Million Collection Objects

ArtfixDaily / February 28th, 2021

The V&A has launched Explore the Collections, a new digital platform that enables everyone from around the world to search, explore and discover over 1.2m objects from the museum’s collections. This new online experience forms a key part of the V&A’s goal to revolutionize access to ...

U.S. Premiere of 'Glasstress' Showcases The Work of Leading International Artists in Collaboration With Venetian Glass Masters

ArtfixDaily / January 26th, 2021

Some of the world's leading contemporary artists have been invited to breathe new life into centuries-old glassmaking in Venice ― maestros of glassblowing from the legendary Berengo Studio residency help artists manifest their visions. A new exhibition features 34 artists in the glass ...

Netflix’s Blown Away Features Corning Museum of Glass in Season 2, Streaming January 22

ArtfixDaily / January 11th, 2021

Arguably the hottest show on Netflix, the glassblowing competition series Blown Away–once again featuring expert glassmakers from The Corning Museum of Glass–returns for a second season on January 22, 2021. The Museum will also host an exhibit of work made during Season 2, featuring one object ...

Craft in America Awarded $100,000 Inaugural Prize for Excellence and Innovation by the Decorative Arts Trust

ArtfixDaily / December 7th, 2020

As part of the Decorative Arts Trust's dedication to nurturing academic and educational programs, Executive Director Matthew A. Thurlow announced Craft in America as the recipient of the inaugural Prize for Excellence and Innovation in a special presentation last evening. Established in 2020, the ...

10 Holiday Gift Finds From U.S. Museum Stores

ArtfixDaily / November 25th, 2020

While November 29 was Museum Store Sunday, organized by the Museum Store Association, the online shopping opportunities continue this holiday season. Consider a membership or gift cards to a local museum, or browse these selections from U.S. museum stores to discover artist-made, art-inspired and ...

Take a Virtual Tour of 'Tiffany Glass: Painting With Color and Light'

ArtfixDaily / November 5th, 2020

Reynolda House Museum of American Arts’s fall exhibition (through Nov. 29), Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light, is a traveling show organized by the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in Queens, NY. The exhibition will continue to The Long Island Museum, Stony Brook, NY, in ...

Preview Highlights of This Weekend's ADA/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show Online

ArtfixDaily / October 5th, 2020

Following a successful virtual spring show, the Antiques Dealers' Association of America (ADA) is looking forward to hosting the annual ADA/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show online in the year of their 35th anniversary. The online show opens at 10 am October 9 and continues through 10 pm ...

Museum of the American Revolution Set to Reopen Sept. 3; Special Exhibition 'When Women Lost the Vote' to Open Oct. 2

ArtfixDaily / July 29th, 2020

The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia is scheduled to reopen to the general public on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, with special access for Museum Members beginning Thursday, August 20. Please check the Museum’s website for the most up-to-date hours and information for visitors. The ...