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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 ...

The Morgan Offers an Unprecedented Look inside the World of Enheduanna and the Women of Mesopotamia

ArtfixDaily / July 1st, 2021

The Morgan Library & Museum will present She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia, 3400-2000 BC opening September 10, 2021, and running through January 16, 2022. The exhibition brings together for the first time a comprehensive selection of artworks that capture the rich and ...

The Rose Art Museum Highlights Its Radical Roots in Exhibition to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

ArtfixDaily / July 1st, 2021

“I don’t want to wallow in art history,” wrote Jack Whitten. “I want to use art history as a catapult." As an artist, Whitten recognized the past as both a foundation and a launching pad to reach uncharted realms. Organized in celebration of the Rose’s 60th anniversary and opening June 25th, the ...

Picasso Work Found in Closet Fetches More Than $150,000 at John McInnis Auctioneers

Boston Globe / July 2nd, 2021

A small painting attributed to 20th-century master Pablo Picasso that was recently discovered in a closet in Maine has sold at auction in Amesbury, Mass., for more than $150,000, according to the Boston Globe. On June 26, John McInnis Auctioneers hammered down the work for $150,000, plus a 24 ...

LUMA Arles Opens with New Frank Gehry Building and Artist Commissions

ArtfixDaily / July 1st, 2021

LUMA Arles, a 27-acre creative campus at the Parc des Ateliers in the French city of Arles, opened to the public on June 26. Work by over 45 artists and designers features in the opening programme, with special new commissions for LUMA by major international artists, including Etel Adnan, Ólafur ...

Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine

ArtfixDaily / June 30th, 2021

Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine is a moving exhibition of 65 rare vintage or early prints surveying Lewis Hine’s life’s work documenting the travails and triumphs of immigration and labor. It culminates in his magnificent, oversized photographs of the ...

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 ...

An Embodied Dialogue Between the Earthly and the Spiritual, The Work of Alison Saar Is Shown Together In Major Survey

ArtfixDaily / June 21st, 2021

“A lot of my life has been a balancing act between anger and a kind of serenity, and that’s also reflected in my process.” - Alison Saar California's Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College and the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena will present the largest museum survey to date of the work ...

'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 ...

Cincinnati Art Museum presents 'Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s'

ArtfixDaily / June 17th, 2021

The Cincinnati Art Museum will showcase an array of jewelry as groundbreaking as the era it hails from in Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s, on view from Oct. 22, 2021–Feb. 6, 2022. The civil rights and women’s movements, space race, rock ‘n’ roll, the Vietnam War, ...

Norway's $723 Million National Museum Sets Opening Date After Delays

Art Insider / June 17th, 2021

After long delays and public criticism, Norway’s new consolidated Museum of Art, Architecture and Design is planning to open its doors in one year, on June 11, 2022. The seven year planning and construction process, with several years of the public missing access to many of Norway's most valued ...

MacKenzie Scott Sends Millions to Arts Organizations in a $2.7 Billion Grant Give-Away

ArtfixDaily / June 16th, 2021

MacKenzie Scott, novelist and former wife of Jeff Bezos, announced on Tuesday donations of over $2.7 billion in unrestricted grants, notably targeted at the arts, small and mid-sized colleges, and racial justice groups. "Because community-centered service is such a powerful catalyst and ...

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 ...

'New Light: Encounters and Connections" Brings Recent Contemporary Acquisitions into Conversation with Rarely Seen Works from Across MFA Boston's Collection

ArtfixDaily / June 14th, 2021

This summer, New Light: Encounters and Connections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), brings more than 60 works of art from across the collection—including 23 newly acquired contemporary pieces—into thought-provoking dialogue. Organized into 21 “conversations,” the exhibition ...

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 ...

London Looks To 'Reimagining' With Kensington + Chelsea Art Week Launching June 21

ArtfixDaily / June 12th, 2021

Part of the inaugural Kensington + Chelsea Festival 21 June – 31 August Kensington + Chelsea Art Week (KCAW) will launch the inaugural Kensington + Chelsea Festival in West London as part of the summer-long festival season of arts experiences in venues and unusual spaces, putting culture ...