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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 ...

Transformed Asian Art Museum Unveils New Pavilion with teamLab: Continuity

ArtfixDaily / June 12th, 2021

“We believe that there is a borderless, continuous relationship between us and the world.” — Toshiyuki Inoko, teamLab founder  Swirls of butterflies that twirl and fade, sunflowers that bloom and perish, crisscrossing crows in flight, streams of luminous ink, rooms alive with light ...

Julie Mehretu Painting Brings Artist Auction Record of $6.5 Million on Artsy

ArtfixDaily / June 12th, 2021

Julie Mehretu’s massive painting Dissident Score (2019–21) brought $6.5 million on Artsy last Thursday, setting a record for the artist at auction. Ethiopian-born American artist Mehretu, 51, whose two-decades worth of work is currently on view in a major retrospective at the Whitney ...

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 ...

Baltimore Museum of Art to Open Show Celebrating Rebellious Women Through History

ArtfixDaily / June 10th, 2021

From the heroines of ancient myth to the female trailblazers of the modern era, centuries of independent and rebellious women have been trivialized or condemned through the degrading myths and gendered stereotypes perpetuated in printed imagery. From July 18–December 19, 2021, the Baltimore ...

A Major Exhibition of Historic Spanish Fashion Paired With Period Paintings Debuts at Meadows Museum in September

ArtfixDaily / June 10th, 2021

The Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas, has announced a major exhibition of Spanish dress and fashion that will pair paintings from the Meadows’s collection with historic dress and accessories from the Museo del Traje, Centro de Investigación del Patrimonio Etnológico in Madrid. Canvas & Silk: ...

Venice Biennale 2022 Will Center On A Re-Envisioning Life Theme Inspired By Leonora Carrington Book

ArtfixDaily / June 9th, 2021

The pressure of technology, the outbreak of the pandemic, the heightening of social tensions, and the looming threat of environmental disaster remind us every day that as mortal bodies, we are neither invincible nor self-sufficient, but rather part of a symbiotic web of interdependencies that ...