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Man Ray: The Paris Years

ArtfixDaily / October 12th, 2021

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' upcoming exhibition, Man Ray: The Paris Years, will be on view in Richmond from October 30, 2021, through February 21, 2022. Organized by Dr. Michael Taylor, VMFA’s Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Art and Education, the exhibition includes more than ...

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 ...

Georgia Museum of Art Receives Major Photography Gift

ArtfixDaily / September 7th, 2021

Multimillion dollar gift places the museum among the nation’s best in 20th-century photography The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has received a gift of nearly 3,000 photographs with a current appraised value of nearly $8 million. The gift dramatically expands the museum’s ...

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 ...

'Ansel Adams: Compositions in Nature' Exhibition Captures the Life’s Work of the Renowned Artist, Environmentalist and Musician

ArtfixDaily / September 2nd, 2021

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is set to host the exhibition Ansel Adams: Compositions in Nature. The exhibition, which features an iconic collection of more than 70 works by American photographer Ansel Adams (1902-1984), will be on view at the Richmond museum from September 25, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Reopening August 15, The Santa Barbara Museum of Art Is Transformed Following $50 Million Renovation

ArtfixDaily / June 12th, 2021

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) has announced the August 15, 2021 grand re-opening of its renewed and expanded galleries following a six-year, $50 million renovation, led by the Santa Barbara-based firm of Kupiec Architects PC and executed by Santa Maria-based Diani Corporation. Marking ...

'Decade of Change' Photography Award Winners Spotlight Environmental Issues in Touring Exhibition

ArtfixDaily / April 28th, 2021

1854 & British Journal of Photography have announced the winners of the inaugural Decade of Change award From the creators of Portrait of Humanity and Portrait of Britain, two of the most viewed photographic exhibitions in history, Decade of Change is a new environmental ...

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. ...

New Orleans Museum of Art Acquires Transformative Gift of Photography from Dr. Russell Albright

ArtfixDaily / February 4th, 2021

Noted radiologist and art collector Dr. H. Russell Albright (1934-2017) bequeathed his extensive and important photography collection to the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), and left a fund to create an endowment in support of the museum’s Department of Photographs. Dr. Albright had a long and ...

Whitney to Present Exhibition of Kamoinge Workshop Photographers this November

ArtfixDaily / October 15th, 2020

This November, the Whitney presents Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop, a groundbreaking exhibition featuring over 150 photographs by fourteen early members of the Kamoinge Workshop, nine of whom are living and working today. In 1963 a group of Black photographers based ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'Forward Into Light': See Museums, Libraries and Civic Buildings Illuminated Nationwide To Celebrate Women’s Suffrage Centennial — And Join In

ArtfixDaily / August 25th, 2020

A national initiative celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage has cultural institutions, national park sites and civic buildings illuminating their façades in purple and gold lights, the official colors of the suffrage movement, starting on Women's Equality Day (August 26).  ...

Take a Video Tour of 'We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South'

ArtfixDaily / August 4th, 2020

Take a video tour of We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South on view to September 6, 2020, at Turner Contemporary (Margate, UK). This first exhibition of its kind in the UK showcases the work of artists and makers from Alabama and surrounding states, revealing a little-known ...

Timely Exhibitions 'Just Connect,' 'Alien vs. Citizen' Debut and More Ahead at MCA Chicago

ArtfixDaily / July 14th, 2020

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago plans to reopen to the public on Friday, July 24, 2020, after several months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Visit the museum website for visitor guidelines and to make online reservations in advance. MCA Director Madeleine Grynsztejn says, ...

Diverse American Stories⁠—Told Through Marine Art Plus Surveys of Crafting and Diego Rivera⁠—Ahead at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

ArtfixDaily / July 9th, 2020

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art's 2021 temporary exhibition schedule includes the Crystal Bridges-organized exhibitions Crafting America and In American Waters, along with Diego Rivera’s America. The museum also has updated its 2020 schedule including Ansel Adams: In Our Time, and a focus ...