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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Important Fine Art Auction to be held on Boston’s North Shore

ArtfixDaily / June 18th, 2021

On Saturday, June 26th at 11:00 am (ET), John McInnis Auctioneers, LLC will present its June Important Fine Art Auction which will be conducted before a live audience and online. Over (550) lots of paintings, prints, sculptures, mid-century modern furniture and fine art reference books that ...

Take a Trip to 'Robert Frost, At Present in Vermont' at Bennington Museum

ArtfixDaily / June 20th, 2021

Robert Frost’s life and work as a poet and farmer in Vermont are illustrated with an exhibition at Bennington Museum. Just over 100 years ago Robert Frost arrived in Vermont's Bennington County, where he lived in South Shaftsbury from 1920 to 1938. This exhibition celebrates and explores the ...

New Book Covers the Major Georgia O'Keeffe Retrospective Travelling in Europe

ArtfixDaily / June 17th, 2021

A visual feast of flowers, abstractions, cityscapes and landscapes from American modernism’s most iconic painter, a new book on Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) corresponds with the traveling retrospective now on view at Spain's Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.  Offering a complete ...

Crystal Bridges 2022 Exhibitions Will Explore Fashion, Architecture and Black Culture in the South

ArtfixDaily / June 16th, 2021

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the 2022 temporary exhibition schedule which includes the museum’s first fashion exhibition, Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour, its first architecture exhibition, Architecture at Home, and The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and ...

Smithsonian American Art Museum's Nationally Touring Exhibition Re-Examines the American West Through Modern and Contemporary Art

ArtfixDaily / May 20th, 2021

 “Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea” Opens in Boise, Idaho, July 31   Ideas about the American West, both in popular culture and in commonly accepted historical narratives, are often based on a past that never was, and fail to take into account important events that ...

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 ...

Freeman's American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists Sale Breaks Multiple Auction Records

ArtfixDaily / June 9th, 2021

Freeman’s has announced the results of its June 6 American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists auction, which far outperformed its overall estimate to achieve an impressive sale result of nearly $3.5M. The 89-lot auction featured a 91% sell-through rate and multiple standout sales, confirming ...

Traveling Exhibition and New Catalogue Highlighting the Multidimensional Creativity of Alma W. Thomas Premieres at the Chrysler in July

ArtfixDaily / June 8th, 2021

Renowned artist Alma W. Thomas’ (1891-1978) artistic journey took her from Columbus, Georgia to international acclaim. Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful will offer a comprehensive overview of her extraordinary career with more than 150 objects, including late-career paintings that have ...

Sublime Works in 'Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group' To Be Revealed in U.S. Museum Tour

ArtfixDaily / June 7th, 2021

The major traveling exhibition Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group kicks off this summer. This landmark museum exhibition—the first exhibition of this important group of American modernists to be shown beyond New Mexico’s borders, and the first to be accompanied by a ...

Brandywine River Museum Reopens June 20 With 'Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War'

ArtfixDaily / June 7th, 2021

The Brandywine River Museum of Art will reopen to the public on Sunday, June 20, 2021, with a new special exhibition, Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War. During its temporary closure, the Museum underwent several facility renovations. Additionally, the Museum’s other galleries have been ...

Thomas Clark Collection of American Impressionist Paintings On View at the Palmer Museum This Summer

ArtfixDaily / June 2nd, 2021

As the days grow longer and the weather warmer, the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State will open Summer Light: American Impressionist Paintings from the Thomas Clark Collection. On view through August 29, this special exhibition features twenty-four paintings from the major forthcoming gift ...

Summer Destination: 'Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and Our Contemporary Moment' Opens June 12 at the Thomas Cole Site and Olana

ArtfixDaily / June 1st, 2021

From June 12-October 31, 2021, a special new exhibition is presented jointly at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill and Frederic Church’s Olana (State Historic Site) in Hudson in New York’s Hudson River Skywalk Region. The Olana Partnership, Olana State Historic Site, and the ...

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 ...