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Last Weeks to Catch Sublime Views in 'Nikolai Astrup: Visions of Norway' at The Clark; Catalogue Available

ArtfixDaily / September 1st, 2021

The Clark Art Institute is presenting the first North American museum exhibition focused on the Norwegian painter Nikolai Astrup (1880–1928), who deftly wove tradition and innovation into his artistic production. Astrup is considered one of Norway’s most important artists, yet he is largely ...

Art Nouveau Visionary: Alphonse Mucha Loan Exhibition Arrives in the U.S. This Fall

ArtfixDaily / August 31st, 2021

The special exhibition Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau Visionary, opening October 23, 2021, at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) will include events, lectures, tours, and more online and at the museum. Czech-born Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939) was one of the most celebrated artists in Paris at ...

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 ...

New Exhibition Explores Impressionism in Russia

ArtfixDaily / August 29th, 2021

A current exhibition at the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany, is dedicated to the reception of French painting in Russia, a subject that has received little attention to date. With over eighty works, the show (August 28, 2021 – January 9, 2022) demonstrates the extent of their international ...

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 ...

Major Traveling Exhibition Debuting At Toledo Museum of Art Showcases Exceptional Arms and Armor

ArtfixDaily / August 13th, 2021

The image of the knight in shining armor is familiar from fairy tales, films and games, but what was the reality behind the myth? Armor is as old as human civilization and has taken many forms and served many purposes through the ages. A new exhibition explores armor made for the battlefield, ...

Broken Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin Swept Away By Typhoon Is Retrieved For Possible Restoration

Asahi / August 12th, 2021

Pieces of Yayoi Kusama’s popular “Yellow Pumpkin,” long-installed on a pier until it was washed out to sea on by a typhoon on Monday, have been recovered on the coast of Japan. Located in Naoshima, an island town in Kagawa Prefecture, the work has been a tourist magnet since 1994. Over six feet ...

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 ...

Hung Liu, Chinese-Born American Artist With National Portrait Gallery Show Ahead, Remembered

ArtfixDaily / August 10th, 2021

Artist Hung Liu, born in Changchun, China, in 1948, has died at age 73 in California. (Read more in ARTnews) Kim Sajet, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, issued the following statement on the passing of Hung Liu, just weeks before the museum’s upcoming exhibition “Hung ...

California Man Pleads Guilty in Over $1 Million Art Forgery Case

ArtfixDaily / August 10th, 2021

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California: Jason Harrington pleaded guilty and admitted that he sold $1.1 million of forged art. Harrington sold artwork purportedly created by Richard Hambleton – a New York City artist who rose to fame in the 1980s and whose paintings ...

Private Lives: Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889–1900

ArtfixDaily / August 10th, 2021

In 1889, a small group of avant-garde artists in Paris formed a brotherhood to promote a radical new direction in art. Adopting the name Nabis—Hebrew for “prophets”—they shifted away from the Impressionist style, which sought to capture the fleeting effects of nature, and instead aimed to depict ...

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 ...

5 Highlights Coming Up at TEFAF Online This September

ArtfixDaily / August 8th, 2021

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF), has revealed a special preview of works that will appear at the second iteration of TEFAF Online, running September 9-13, 2021 with an invitation-only preview on September 8, 2021. This “First Look” provides a glimpse into the quality, breadth and depth ...

Sweeping Survey of Land Art Covers Iconic Works Across 5 Decades at Nevada Museum of Art

ArtfixDaily / August 8th, 2021

In one of the broadest surveys ever undertaken of contemporary Land Art, from the movement’s dramatic beginnings in the 1960s through the varied and critical initiatives artists are undertaking today, the Nevada Museum of Art now presents the exhibition Land Art: Expanding the Atlas, through ...

Dale Chihuly Returns to the Sonoran Desert with a Stunning New Exhibition at Two Iconic Arizona Venues

ArtfixDaily / August 8th, 2021

Dale Chihuly makes a dramatic return to the Sonoran Desert on Dec. 3 with a stunning new exhibition at two of Arizona's most iconic venues, Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Combining art, architecture and nature, Chihuly in the Desert, is set against ...

'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 ...