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Dallas Museum of Art Presents 'Point, Line, Plane' Honoring Gift of Works on Paper

ArtfixDaily / September 14th, 2021

Opening September 26 at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), a new exhibition honors a remarkable gift from the estate of distinguished scholar William B. Jordan and his husband, Robert Dean Brownlee. Celebrating the establishment of the Museum’s Works on Paper Department, Point, Line, Plane: The ...

Barbara Kruger Traveling Exhibition Kicks Off at Art Institute of Chicago

ArtfixDaily / September 14th, 2021

The Art Institute of Chicago will debut Thinking of Y̶o̶u̶. I Mean M̶e̶. I Mean You., a major solo exhibition devoted to the work of renowned artist Barbara Kruger. On view at the Art Institute of Chicago from September 19, 2021 through January 24, 2022, the exhibition will encompass four ...

The Resonant Surface: Movement, Image, and Sound in California Painting

ArtfixDaily / September 7th, 2021

The Institute and Museum of California Art (IMCA) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) will present its fall exhibition, The Resonant Surface: Movement, Image, and Sound in California Painting from September 11, 2021 through January 15, 2022 at IMCA’s interim museum location at 18881 Von ...

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 ...

A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art

ArtfixDaily / September 6th, 2021

"...the only American master who interests me is Ryder." -Jackson Pollock The landmark New Bedford Whaling Museum exhibition A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art brings together major masterworks across the career of New Bedford, Massachusetts native ...

Joan Mitchell Retrospective Debuts at SFMOMA

ArtfixDaily / September 5th, 2021

Joan Mitchell has long been hailed as a formidable creative force — a painter who attained critical acclaim and success in the male-dominated art circles of 1950s New York. She then spent nearly four decades in France creating distinctive, vibrant abstract paintings that draw on landscape, ...

African American Art in the 20th Century Exhibition Opens at the Hudson River Museum in October

ArtfixDaily / September 3rd, 2021

Hudson River Museum will present African American Art in the 20th Century, an exhibition of exemplary paintings and sculptures by thirty-four African American artists who came to prominence during the period bracketed by the Harlem Renaissance starting in the 1920s and the Civil Rights movement ...

Exhibition of Late Works by Helen Frankenthaler Ahead at Palm Springs Art Museum

ArtfixDaily / September 2nd, 2021

This fall, Palm Springs Art Museum will present Helen Frankenthaler: Late Works, 1990-2003, the first museum exhibition dedicated to the late work of Helen Frankenthaler. The exhibition will feature 20 paintings on paper and 10 paintings on canvas on loan from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation. ...

Gift of Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld's NYC-Centric Art Collection Goes On Exhibit at New-York Historical Society This Fall

ArtfixDaily / September 1st, 2021

This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection, an exhibition of 130 paintings, works on paper in various media, and sculpture from an extraordinary promised gift by philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah ...

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 ...

A Lifetime Retrospective Dedicated to Jasper Johns Is On View Simultaneously in New York and Philadelphia This Fall

ArtfixDaily / August 29th, 2021

The most comprehensive retrospective to date of the work of Jasper Johns, organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, will be presented simultaneously in New York and Philadelphia this fall. A single exhibition in two venues, this unprecedented ...

ARTFIXdaily Closed to August 30; A Look Back at the Art Lost and Damaged on 9/11

ArtfixDaily / August 15th, 2021

ARTFIXdaily will be closed for two weeks. E-newsletter service will resume on August 30. Nearly twenty years ago, the tragedy of September 11th destroyed not only thousands of lives, but millions of dollars worth of public art. An estimated $100 million worth of art was ruined in addition to a ...

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 ...

Fall Exhibition at Katonah Museum Explores American Origin Stories Through Five Centuries of Art

ArtfixDaily / August 11th, 2021

In Katonah, New York, the Katonah Museum of Art is set to present ARRIVALS, on view from October 3, 2021, to January 23, 2022. Organized around a select series of arrival moments—from Columbus in 1492 to the present day—ARRIVALS is a conversation about the stories we have told ourselves and those ...

Exhibition on Jules Tavernier and the Elem Pomo Offers Perspectives On Western Expansion and Indigenous Resiliency

ArtfixDaily / August 9th, 2021

Rediscovered masterwork reveals a remarkable story about California history and Indigenous communities. Exhibition is on view December 18, 2021–April 17, 2022, at the de Young museum, San Francisco.  The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will be the exclusive West Coast presentation ...

'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., ...

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 ...

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 ...