Openings & Closings: Exhibitions, Shows, Fairs 9/2/19–9/8/19

Editorial Staff Exhibitions

Xie Kitchin by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), 1869. National Gallery of Art, Washington, gift of Mary and David Robinson.

Brimfield Antique Show, September 3–8

Treasure hunters rejoice! The Brimfield Antique Show is back. For one fabulous week in September thousands of dealers coalesce along a half-mile strip of Route 20 in south-central Massachusetts to hawk untold quantities of folk art, furniture, and collectibles. We wouldn’t miss it for the world (and the staff of The Magazine ANTIQUES looks forward to seeing you there).

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, ends September 8

From the man who’s dressed celebrities from David Bowie to Beyoncé comes his first museum exhibition, which encompasses more than 150 pieces of couture, as well as archival documents and photos by Helmut Newton and David LaChapelle, among others.

Stage costumes by Thierry Mugler for the show Mugler Follies, 2013. Photograph by Christian Gautier / © Manfred Mugler.

The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art at the National Gallery of Art, September 8–December 1

The work of Anna Atkins, Édouard Baldus, Gustave Le Gray, Charles Marville, Roger Fenton, Francis Frith, Eadweard Muybridge, Augustus Washington, E. Carleton Watkins, Julia Margaret Cameron, Oscar Gustave Rejlander, Lewis Carroll, and many, many more is on view in this comprehensive survey of early photography, which also includes over eighty of the NGA’s newest acquisitions.