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Explore Articles from Art Journal and the Art Bulletin in Honor of Professor David C. Driskell

Photo courtesy the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park.

We were saddened to learn of the passing of artist, collector, historian, and lifetime CAA member Dr. David C. Driskell this week at the age of 88. In addition to being a lifetime member, Driskell also served on the CAA Board of Directors and Executive Committee from... | Read More

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A. Victor Coonin explores Michelangelo’s Inner Anatomies by Christian K. Kleinbub. Read the full review at

Christina Yuen Zi Chung writes about Boundless: Stories of Asian Art at the newly renovated Seattle Asian Art Museum. Read the full review at

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Rejoin CAA in April and Get 25% Off Your Membership

Support. Resources. Community. Advocacy. 

At CAA, these have always been our goals.

We know the art world and higher education (and world, in general) have shifted dramatically over the last month. At CAA, we view this as a moment to reinforce our dedication to our members to provide support, resources, community, and... | Read More

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Announcing the 2020 Terra Publication Grant Winners


CAA is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant.

This program, which provides financial support for the publication of book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, is made possible by a... | Read More

CAA Announces Isimeme Omogbai as Executive Director and CEO

Isimeme Omogbai.

CAA is pleased to announce Isimeme (Meme) Omogbai as its next executive director in an executive search process guided by Arts Consulting Group. Omogbai succeeds David Raizman, who has served as CAA’s interim executive director since July 2019. Omogbai begins at CAA on March 30, 2020.

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B. Deniz Çalış Kural considers the book Ottoman Baroque: The Architectural Refashioning of Eighteenth-Century Istanbul by Ünver Rüstem. Read the full review at

Valérie Kobi discusses Charlotte Guichard’s La griffe du peintre: La valeur de l’art (1730–1820). Read the full review at

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As Art Schools Cancel Student Shows, One Instagram Account Pledges to Give Them Life

A new Instagram account is highlighting work from now-canceled BFA and MFA thesis shows, and students and faculty are encourage to submit. (ARTnews)Curators Impacted by COVID-19 Can Apply for This Emergency Grant

The Kinkade Family Foundation grants will award up to $5,000... | Read More

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John Muse writes about Dread Scott’s Slave Rebellion Reenactment, a contemporary recreation of the 1811 German Coast Uprising. Read the full review at

Catherine Spencer explores the immersive traveling exhibition Nick Cave: Until. Read the full review at

Alison Singer discusses three... | Read More

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Screenshot via Google Arts & Culture, one of MCN’s recommendations for virtual museum resources.

The Coronavirus and the Ruptured Narrative of Campus Life

“I think of students whose identities needed the entirety of spring to play out. What will they face when sent abruptly home? They’d just got started.” (The New... | Read More

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