Author Archive

Thank You to our Long-time Members

Attendees at CAA 2018 (Professor Awilda Sterling-Duprey on the right). Photo: Rafael Cardenas

A senior scholar recently received a notice asking her to renew her CAA membership. She nicely wrote back to our membership department and suggested that perhaps CAA could offer a complimentary lifetime membership to those who had been long-time members. It was a good... | Read More

Affiliated Society News for May 2018

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

International Sculpture Center (ISC)

ISC is offering new graduates the professional resources they need to launch their careers –... | Read More

Your Feedback on the 2018 Annual Conference

Attendees at the 2018 Annual Conference. Image: Rafael Cardenas

Artists and scholars are members of CAA because of the connections they form at our Annual Conference. But putting together an Annual Conference is no small task. The process to plan and execute the CAA Annual Conference takes the CAA staff and committees nearly a full year. You might have noticed... | Read More

CAA Conversations Podcast: Kevin Curry and Christopher McNulty

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

This week, Kevin Curry and Christopher McNulty discuss the challenges and benefits of digital technology in... | Read More

New in


Todd Cronan writes about Principles of Art History: The Problem of the Development of Style in Early Modern Art by Heinrich Wölfflin. Read the full review at

Monique Kerman reviews Phenomenal Difference: A Philosophy of Black British Art by Leon Wainwright. Read the full review at

Yulia Karpova discusses Gruzinskii avangard:... | Read More

Join a CAA Professional Committee

ARTexchange at CAA 2018 in Los Angeles. Image by Rafael Cardenas.

The Professional Committees address critical concerns of CAA’s members set out in the goals of CAA’s Strategic Plan. CAA invites members to apply for service on one of these working groups.

Committee members serve three-year terms (2019-2022), with at least one new member rotating onto a... | Read More

Announcing New Benefits for CAA Individual Members

CAA is proud to announce a new suite of benefits for its members starting today. As an association concerned with supporting all aspects of its members’ lives, we are adding a series of benefits to your CAA membership that help you when you travel, with your insurance needs, and with technology and design programs. The full details about these new membership benefits will be behind... | Read More

News from the Art and Academic Worlds

Bernini’s Santa Bibiana, with its missing finger — which has since been reattached. Image: Silvia Mosetti via NYT

DC’s Defunct Corcoran Gallery Announces the New Homes for Over 10,000 Works of Art

Four years after the gallery was abruptly closed, trustees of the institution have announced how more than 10,000 objects from its original $1 billion... | Read More

The Avant-Garde and the Global South, Artworks in Motion, and More in Art Journal

“Proposition Avant-Garde: A View from the South,” by Geeta Kapur, the distinguished art critic, challenges readers of Art Journal to reconsider, reclaim, and rethink the idea of the avant-garde. The text by the Delhi–based Kapur appears for the first time in the Spring 2018 issue of the journal, along with responses from the scholars Saloni Mathur and Rachel Weiss.

Also... | Read More

Show Your Support for the Arts and Humanities

Presenting at the 106th Annual Conference in Los Angeles. Image by Rafael Cardenas.

With an ever-changing academic and museum landscape, it’s clear that CAA must respond to the evolving needs of its members. We can no longer be an organization satisfied only with producing a large annual conference and quarterly journals. We must be a leader in the national... | Read More

Sign up for the DADA Newsletter