April 12, 2018

College Art Association Awards Seven Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grants

NEW YORK—The College Art Association, in partnership with the Terra Foundation for American Art, has awarded seven international publication grants to support authors in book-length studies of the history of American art. Since 2012, the grant has awarded up to $15,000 to publishers in the United States considering the relationship between American art and international contemporaries, non-US publishers producing manuscripts on American art, and translators of texts on American art to or from English. The award defines “American art” as art made from 1500–1980 in what is now the geographic United States.

The 2018 Terra Foundation grantees are:

Benoît Buquet, Graphics: Art and design graphique aux États-Unis dans les anées 1960 et 1970, Les Presses Universitaires François-Rabelais.

Judy Chicago, Through the Flower—My Struggle as a Woman Artist, translated into French by Sophie Taam, Les Presses du Réel.

Patricia Hills, Modern Art in the USA: Issues and Controversies of the 20th Century, translated into Chinese by Qiao Hu, Jiangsu Phoenix Fine Arts Publishing.

Frank Mehring, Riding the Tidal Wave of Modernism: (Trans)National Approaches to the Artwork of Winold Reiss, Deutscher Kunstverlag.

Tanya Sheehan, Study in Black and White: Race, Photography, Humor, Pennsylvania State University Press.

Gloria Sutton, Stan VanDerBeek’s Movie-Drome: An Experience Machine, translated into French. Preface by Philippe-Alain Michaud. Éditions B2.

K.L.H. Wells, Weaving Modernism: Postwar Tapestry Between Paris and New York, Yale University Press.

Benoît Buquet and Frank Mehring were also winners of the International Author Conference Subvention and awarded travel stipends, complimentary registration to the 2019 College Art Association Annual Conference, and one-year CAA memberships.

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