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Emily Orr covers two publications on Norman Bel Geddes, The Man Who Designed the Future by B. Alexandra Szerlip, and Nicolas P. Maffei’s Norman Bel Geddes: American Design Visionary. Read the full review at

Sonya S. Lee discusses the exhibition The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka, currently on view at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Read the full... | Read More

Announcing the Recipients of the 2019 Spring Millard Meiss Publication Fund Awards

The Millard Meiss Publication Fund is made possible by a generous bequest of the late Prof. Millard Meiss. Two times each year, CAA awards grants to publishers in art history and visual culture to support presses in the publication of projects of the highest scholarly and intellectual merit that may not generate adequate financial return.

The Meiss grantees for spring 2019... | Read More

Celebrate Pride with CAA’s LGBTQ+ Article Collection

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and in celebration of Pride Month, we’ve made a collection of articles from Art Journal and The Art Bulletin focused on LGBTQ+ histories and perspectives free to read and explore online.

These articles will remain open access on Taylor & Francis through August 31, 2019.

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Photo Credit: Fay Fox

Facebook to Meet #WeTheNipple Campaigners Amid Nudity Censorship Row

The company’s announcement comes after a protest outside its New York headquarters, co-organized by the National Coalition Against Censorship and artist Spencer Tunick. CAA is... | Read More

The Getty Foundation to Fund the CAA-Getty International Program for a Ninth Year

CAA-Getty Scholars at the 2019 Annual Conference in New York. Photo: Ben Fractenberg

The Getty Foundation has awarded CAA a grant to fund the CAA-Getty International Program for a ninth consecutive year. The Foundation’s support will enable CAA to bring twenty international visual-arts professionals to the 108th Annual Conference, taking place February... | Read More

CWA Picks for June 2019

CAA’s Committee on Women in the Arts selects the best in feminist art and scholarship to share with CAA members on a monthly basis. See the picks for June below.

Sara Cwynar, Tracy (Cezanne), 2017. Dye sublimation print. Courtesy of the artist, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Foxy Production, New York. © Sara Cwynar


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Erin Silver discusses Jennifer L. Shaw’s Exist Otherwise: The Life and Works of Claude Cahun. Read the full review at

Megan Driscoll reviews Henry Taylor: The Only Portrait I Ever Painted of My Momma Was Stolen, with contributions by Zadie Smith, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, Charles Gaines, and Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah. Read the full review... | Read More

Affiliated Society News for June 2019

Affiliated Society News shares the new and exciting things CAA’s affiliated organizations are working on including activities, awards, publications, conferences, and exhibitions.

Interested in becoming an Affiliated Society? Learn more here.

American Society of Appraisers

The 2019 ASA Personal Property Connoisseurship Conference – NY will be held at the... | Read More

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Portion of Mary Sully’s The Indian Church (1938-45), on view in Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Collection of Philip J. Deloria.

Native American Women Artists Finally Get Their Due in New Minneapolis Exhibition

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International Review: Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art by Yiqian Wu

Exhibition Review: Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, February 2 –May 5, 2019, Sydney, Australia

The following article was written in response to a call for submissions by CAA’s International Committee. It is by Yiqian Wu, a graduate student at the University of Sydney.

Figure 1. Exhibition banner. The Art... | Read More

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