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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, ...

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 ...

National Museum of Women in the Arts Acquires Over 170 Works by 4 Artists

ArtfixDaily / July 7th, 2020

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) has announced recent major collection acquisitions that reflect a commitment to telling the fullest possible story of women in art. The newly acquired works include 166 photographs by the renowned American documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, a ...

Explore the Brave Work of Early Modern Photographer Anne Brigman With Fresh Books and a Zoom Panel Discussion

ArtfixDaily / June 17th, 2020

Following a major retrospective in 2018-19 at the Nevada Museum of Art, the late 19th-early 20th century photography of Anne Brigman is getting a closer look.  Born in Hawaii, Brigman (1869-1950) was championed by photographer-art dealer Alfred Stieglitz in New York and while living ...

Historic New England Presents Artful Stories, An Online Experience That Explores Regional Stories Through Art

ArtfixDaily / May 30th, 2020

Artful Stories reflects what it is about New England – its architecture, landscapes, townscapes, and people – that imbues the region with a unique sense of place. The paintings, selected from an extensive collection, date from the 1730s to today, and are arranged by theme. Land & ...

Escape With This Virtual 'Art in Bloom': American Paintings + Filoli Garden

ArtfixDaily / April 28th, 2020

{{image}} Spring is not cancelled. Just around the corner, select historic properties with ample walking trails and gardens in the U.S. will reopen after temporary closures during the health crisis, while many others can be strolled virtually with websites and social media channels. (Call the ...

Online Auction of Doris Day Estate Items Catapults to $3 Million, 10 Times Pre-Sale Low Estimate

Variety, for photos of Doris Day / April 6th, 2020

An online auction of memorabilia and estate items from popular mid-20th century singer and actress Doris Day fetched nearly $3 million over the weekend, far above its $300,000 to $600,000 pre-sale estimate range, at Julien’s Auctions. Top lots included a classic 1930 Ford convertible from the ...

Starry Nights: Visions of the Night Sky—Wildling Museum Online Exhibit Explores Nocturne Painting, Astrophotography and Light Pollution

ArtfixDaily / April 5th, 2020

If you're enjoying the Pink Supermoon this week, pair your lunar looking with some nocturnes in art. The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature in Solvang, California, offers a dazzling virtual view of its exhibition Starry Nights: Visions of the Night Sky. The expanse of the open night sky has ...

After Strong Initial Sales, TEFAF Maastricht Closes Early Due to Coronavirus

ArtfixDaily / March 10th, 2020

UPDATE 3/11/2020: TEFAF has closed four days early after an exhibitor from Italy, who had already returned home on Monday, March 8, tested positive for COVID-19, reported the Art Newspaper. The 33rd edition of TEFAF Maastricht drew 10,000 international visitors over Early Access Day (March 5) ...

Spectacular Discoveries Abound at TEFAF Maastricht 2020

ArtfixDaily / March 5th, 2020

TEFAF Maastricht has launched its largest and most international edition to date, less just 3 exhibitors due to coronavirus concerns, with a Preview on Friday and continuing March 7 to 15 at the MECC, Maastricht. The fair provides collectors with the opportunity to acquire some of the ...

10 Artworks to See at The Armory Show in New York This Weekend

ArtfixDaily / March 5th, 2020

The Armory Show has opened in New York at Piers 90 and 94, and the 20th-21st century art fair continues through March 8. VIPs swept through on Wednesday and snapped up their favorite works, including a massive mixed-media collage by nonagenarian artist Betye Saar for a reported $1.2 ...

25th Annual LA Art Show Celebrates the Meteoric Rise of the Los Angeles Art Scene

ArtfixDaily / January 23rd, 2020

The LA Art Show, the most comprehensive international contemporary art show in America, will officially kick-off the city’s 2020 art season at the Los Angeles Convention Center from February 5-9, 2020, with a full lineup of international galleries, museum exhibitions, panel discussions, film ...

5 Things to To Do During NYC's Americana Week

ArtfixDaily / January 21st, 2020

New York's signature Americana Week continues through February 2, with a number of fairs, auctions, gallery and museum exhibitions and events centered on American art and antiques, and other categories, offering a mix of historic period objects deftly combined with contemporary works to reflect ...

'Safe Return Doubtful': Discover Intrepid Heroes in Spink's London Exhibit Covering 200 Years of Polar Expedition in Historic Images and Memorabilia

ArtfixDaily / November 5th, 2019

From an advertisement (attributed both to Shackleton’s Nimrod and Endurance expeditions): “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.” This fall, an unprecedented display will cover ...