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'The Voyage of Life: Art, Allegory, and Community Response' Opens at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

ArtfixDaily / July 19th, 2021

The Voyage of Life: Art, Allegory, and Community Response opened July 16 to members, first responders, and Wake Forest University faculty, staff, and students, with Weekend of Gratitude, and opens on July 20 to the public at Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, N.C., ...

ARTFIXdaily Closed to August 9; Ahead: Solo Exhibition Exploring Light and Loss in 2020 Debuts Immersive Works by Anila Quayyum Agha at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

ArtfixDaily / July 19th, 2021

ARTFIXdaily will be closed and e-newsletter service suspended until August 9, 2021. Looking ahead, a dozen new ornate works by the multidisciplinary artist, Anila Quayyum Agha: A Beautiful Despair will open this fall at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (the Carter). The ...

The Humboldt Forum Opens In Berlin

ArtfixDaily / July 19th, 2021

The Humboldt Forum, the largest cultural development in Europe and the most ambitious in Germany this century, will open its doors to the public for the first time on Tuesday July 20, 2021, with free admission for the first 100 days to the inaugural exhibitions. From the Palace Cellar to the ...

The National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards $3 Million in Grants to 40 Places Preserving Black History

ArtfixDaily / July 15th, 2021

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, through its African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, has announced more than $3 million in grants to 40 sites and organizations dedicated to preserving landscapes and buildings imbued with Black life, humanity, and culture.  Due to the ...

Exhibition of Vickie Pierre's Lyrical Works Examines Themes of Race, Colonialism and Who Gets to be the Princess

ArtfixDaily / July 15th, 2021

Like the town crier in a fractured fairy tale, “Be My Herald of What’s to Come” rings in Vickie Pierre’s premiere solo museum show (through Sept. 5, 2021) at the Boca Raton Museum of Art.  In this new exhibition, her works cast a feminine deity spell within the Museum gallery. In the ...

Recent Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey Go On View At Ohr-O'Keefe Museum and Crystal Bridges

ArtfixDaily / July 14th, 2021

Highlights from an important private collection are now shown in separate exhibitions at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. The works on view include loans and numerous transformative gifts to the respective museums from advocate, scholar and collector ...

Nevada Museum of Art Presents Exhibition of Andrea Zittel and High Desert Test Sites

ArtfixDaily / July 14th, 2021

In 2000, artist Andrea Zittel relocated from Brooklyn, New York, to a property she purchased in the Mojave Desert near Joshua Tree National Park, where she established a home, studio, and “testing grounds” called A-Z West. In 2002, with collaborators Andy Stillpass, John Connelly, Lisa Anne ...

Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee Exhibition Opens at The Westmoreland in September

ArtfixDaily / July 13th, 2021

From September 26, 2021 through January 9, 2022, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art will premiere Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee, which will then travel to three other museum venues as part of a national exhibition tour. The Westmoreland’s Chief Curator, Barbara L. Jones partnered ...

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 ...

Fall Exhibition of American Drawings at the Chazen Museum of Art Reflects Broader Image of Nation

ArtfixDaily / July 7th, 2021

A survey of American drawings from the 18th century to the early 20th century will introduce audiences to a range of artists, from anonymous to well-known practitioners, who excelled in a variety of drawing media and subject matter. Organized by the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of ...

The Morgan Offers an Unprecedented Look inside the World of Enheduanna and the Women of Mesopotamia

ArtfixDaily / July 1st, 2021

The Morgan Library & Museum will present She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia, 3400-2000 BC opening September 10, 2021, and running through January 16, 2022. The exhibition brings together for the first time a comprehensive selection of artworks that capture the rich and ...

The Rose Art Museum Highlights Its Radical Roots in Exhibition to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

ArtfixDaily / July 1st, 2021

“I don’t want to wallow in art history,” wrote Jack Whitten. “I want to use art history as a catapult." As an artist, Whitten recognized the past as both a foundation and a launching pad to reach uncharted realms. Organized in celebration of the Rose’s 60th anniversary and opening June 25th, the ...

Picasso Work Found in Closet Fetches More Than $150,000 at John McInnis Auctioneers

Boston Globe / July 2nd, 2021

A small painting attributed to 20th-century master Pablo Picasso that was recently discovered in a closet in Maine has sold at auction in Amesbury, Mass., for more than $150,000, according to the Boston Globe. On June 26, John McInnis Auctioneers hammered down the work for $150,000, plus a 24 ...

LUMA Arles Opens with New Frank Gehry Building and Artist Commissions

ArtfixDaily / July 1st, 2021

LUMA Arles, a 27-acre creative campus at the Parc des Ateliers in the French city of Arles, opened to the public on June 26. Work by over 45 artists and designers features in the opening programme, with special new commissions for LUMA by major international artists, including Etel Adnan, Ólafur ...

Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine

ArtfixDaily / June 30th, 2021

Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine is a moving exhibition of 65 rare vintage or early prints surveying Lewis Hine’s life’s work documenting the travails and triumphs of immigration and labor. It culminates in his magnificent, oversized photographs of the ...

ARTFIXdaily Closed Week of June 27; An Unveiling Ahead of the Stebbins Collection at Florida's Morse Museum of American Art

ArtfixDaily / June 25th, 2021

ARTFIXdaily will be closed the week of July 27. E-newsletter service will resume July 5. A major highlight this fall season is The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art's revealing of The Stebbins Collection gift, announced earlier this year, in the exhibition The Stebbins ...

The Wolfsonian­–FIU Seeks New Heights With 'Aerial Vision' Exhibition

ArtfixDaily / June 23rd, 2021

Drawing largely from its renowned collection of art and design, The Wolfsonian­–FIU will examine modern-age ambition in Aerial Vision, an exhibition about progress, promise, and perspective on view November 19, 2021 through April 24, 2022. The show will shed light on seismic changes brought in ...

An Embodied Dialogue Between the Earthly and the Spiritual, The Work of Alison Saar Is Shown Together In Major Survey

ArtfixDaily / June 21st, 2021

“A lot of my life has been a balancing act between anger and a kind of serenity, and that’s also reflected in my process.” - Alison Saar California's Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College and the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena will present the largest museum survey to date of the work ...

'Twilight of American Impressionism' Exhibition Explores the Work of Boston School Artists Alice Ruggles Sohier and Frederick A. Bosley

ArtfixDaily / June 21st, 2021

At the Discover Portsmouth Welcome Center (Portsmouth Historical Society) in New Hampshire this summer is a special exhibition on two underappreciated American Impressionists. “Twilight of American Impressionism: Alice Ruggles Sohier and Frederick A. Bosley” (through Sept. 12, 2021) showcases ...