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'Love, Life, Death, and Desire' Exhibition Opens at Yale Center for British Art

ArtfixDaily / October 14th, 2020

Damien Hirst’s seminal installation In and Out of Love (Butterfly Paintings and Ashtrays) is presented alongside works of historic, modern, and contemporary art.  The Yale Center for British Art presents its first new special exhibition since ...

ARTFIXdaily Returns Week of November 1

ArtfixDaily / October 18th, 2020

ARTFIXdaily will be closed the week of October 25. Subscriber e-newsletter service will resume November 1. The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California, has recently reopened with Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings, an extensive, celebratory retrospective ...

Deutsche Bank Is Refocusing Its Art Collection Starting With a Downsize of Historical Works

Forbes / October 14th, 2020

Deutsche Bank, which holds around 55,000 artworks—one of the world's largest corporate art collections—will sell around 200 modern works to fund new art acquisitions, says Friedhelm Hütte, head of Arts Deutsche Bank. "The number of branches is becoming less and less," Hütte says. "That has had ...

Smithsonian Exhibition Explores the Relationship Between Art and Nature

ArtfixDaily / October 8th, 2020

Nature and art have the power to reframe perspectives and offer moments of release during times of uncertainty. The exhibition “Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020,” opening Oct. 16 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, turns to nature for inspiration to help explain ...

Crystal Bridges Announces Director-Level Appointments, Sam Gilliam Acquisition and New Exhibits on View Including 'Nick Cave: Until'

ArtfixDaily / October 8th, 2020

Crystal Bridges has announced the appointments of Sandy Edwards as senior director, and Jill Wagar as deputy director, effective immediately.   Sandy Edwards’ career exemplifies her deep commitment during her 46-year career to improving quality of life through arts and education. ...

'Landslide 2020: Women Take the Lead'  – A Century of Women-Designed Landscapes Now At-Risk Shown in Digital Exhibition and New Report

ArtfixDaily / October 1st, 2020

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has released Landslide, its annual thematic report and exhibition about threatened and at-risk landscapes. Landslide 2020: Women Take the Lead, timed to the centennial of women’s right to vote, focuses on sites across the country designed by women (there ...

New Book 'Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly' Documents the Influential Activist-Artist Group Since 1985

ArtfixDaily / September 30th, 2020

In 1985, a bunch of feminist masked avengers began plastering posters all over downtown New York. They named galleries, museums, critics, collectors, and white male artists who contributed to an art system prejudiced against women and artists of color. Since then, the Guerrilla Girls have ...

Landmark Exhibition at Kew Gardens Explores the Fragility of the Natural World

ArtfixDaily / September 28th, 2020

Paradise Lost will be the first UK solo exhibition by Dutch-born, Mexico-based visual artist Jan Hendrix. The landmark show at Kew Gardens, featuring new works in a number of mediums, will convey the artist’s response to the transformation of the landscape known as Kamay Botany Bay, in Sydney, ...

The Very Timely Philip Guston Retrospective Will Be Postponed For 4 Years

Guardian / September 27th, 2020

A much-anticipated exhibition of Philip Guston — the 20th-century American artist who boldly took on subjects from racism to fascism, along with abstraction and American identity themes — has been delayed for four years. Now falling on the run-up to the 2024 U.S. presidential election, the show ...

A Powerful Trio of Must-See Exhibitions Are Extended As Yale University Art Gallery Reopens

ArtfixDaily / September 27th, 2020

On September 25, the Yale University Art Gallery opened to visitors for the first time in nearly seven months with new covid-19 safety measures in place. “Our world has transformed in ways we never could have imagined since the Gallery closed in March. Now, more than ever, cultural institutions ...

'States of Mind: Art and American Democracy' to Open at The Moody in Houston

ArtfixDaily / September 17th, 2020

The Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University in Houston will be reopening its galleries on September 19 with the fall exhibition States of Mind: Art and American Democracy, on view through December 19, 2020.  Reflecting on some of the most pressing topics facing American democracy, ...

Art Dealer Sues Marlborough Gallery For $10.8 Million Over Alleged 'Scheme'

ARTnews / September 16th, 2020

Art dealer Max Levai is seeking at least $10.8 million in damages from his former employer. Levai sued Marlborough Gallery and two of its board members, Stanley N. Bergman and Franz Plutschow, in a suit filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York on Tuesday. Levai accuses them of a ...

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 ...

The Nation's First Native American Owned Gallery Focused Solely on Native Contemporary Artists to Open This Winter

ArtfixDaily / September 16th, 2020

K Art will debut at the end of 2020 in the heart of Buffalo’s Allentown historical district, near Seneca ­Nation of Indians Territory  New York State’s second largest city will receive unique added depth and energy to its social, economic and cultural profile at the end of 2020 with the ...

MFA Boston Will Reopen September 26 with Art of the Americas Galleries, "Women Take the Floor," "Black Histories, Black Futures," Plus a Trio of Blockbusters Later This Fall

ArtfixDaily / September 14th, 2020

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will reopen on Saturday, September 26, welcoming the community back for one-of-a-kind encounters with works of art. First to reopen will be 31 galleries of the Art of the Americas Wing, featuring the work of North, Central and South American and Caribbean ...

Preview 'Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020' at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

ArtfixDaily / September 8th, 2020

Cut, folded, torn, glued, burned or embossed, paper becomes a transformational art medium in Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020, on view at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) from October 8, 2020 through January 18, 2021. Presenting the work of 22 emerging and underrepresented ...

Virginia Jaramillo's Curvilinear Paintings a Highlight of the Menil's Fall Reopening

ArtfixDaily / September 7th, 2020

The Menil Collection will reopen its main building and the Menil Drawing Institute in Houston on Saturday, September 12. In the main building galleries, visitors will be greeted with a fresh installation of works by John Chamberlain, Mary Corse, Dan Flavin, Barkley Hendricks, Leslie Hewitt, ...

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 ...

UK's Dyson Family to Open Art Gallery Showcasing Their Stellar Collection

Wallpaper / August 26th, 2020

The UK's bagless vacuum cleaner inventor and billionaire James Dyson, and his wife Deirdre, are planning to open an art gallery at their historic property in the Cotswolds. The new space will feature the Dyson's major collection of modern and contemporary artworks by the likes of David Hockney, ...