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Allison Young reviews Grasping Shadows: The Dark Side of Literature, Painting, Photography, and Film by William Chapman Sharpe. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Talia Shabtay discusses Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen, a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Daniel Tovar covers the... | Read More

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Shannon Finnegan’s Anti-Stairs Club Lounge in front of public monument Vessel in New York. Photo: Maria Baranova, courtesy of Shannon Finnegan via Hyperallergic

Fighting the Art World’s Ableism

A call for arts institutions to move beyond ADA compliance and develop... | Read More

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Matthew Bird discusses Childhood by Design: Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700–Present, edited by Megan Brandow-Faller. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Brett M. Van Hoesen considers Trevor Paglen’s Orbital Reflector, on view at Nevada Museum of Art, Reno. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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Announcing New CAA Professional Committees

CAA is pleased to announce the creation of two new professional committees: a Committee on Research and Scholarship, and a Services to Historians of Visual Arts Committee. The new committees were approved by the Board of Directors at their May 2019 meeting. Concurrent with our annual call for new committee members, we seek applicants to form the inaugural teams for these two new... | Read More

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Toni Morrison. Photo courtesy Alfred A. Knopf.

No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear: Toni Morrison on the Artist’s Task in Troubled Times

Author and professor Toni Morrison passed away this week at the age of 88. Read her 2015 essay on the role of the artist, “No... | Read More

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Volker Schier reviews Liturgical Life and Latin Learning at Paradies bei Soest, 1300–1425: Inscription and Illumination in the Choir Books of a North German Dominican Convent by Jeffrey F. Hamburger et al. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Debra Pincus writes about the exhibition Mantegna and Bellini and its accompanying... | Read More

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Volker Schier reviews Liturgical Life and Latin Learning at Paradies bei Soest, 1300–1425: Inscription and Illumination in the Choir Books of a North German Dominican Convent by Jeffrey F. Hamburger et al. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Debra Pincus writes about the exhibition Mantegna and Bellini and its accompanying... | Read More

The CAA-Getty International Program: Looking Forward, Looking Back

This article was written by Janet Landay, project director of the CAA-Getty International Program since its inception.

2019 participants in the CAA-Getty International Program, photographed at the Annual Conference in New York. Photo by Ben Fractenberg

This is open season for the CAA-Getty International Program; that is, we’re accepting... | Read More

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Protesters in May demanding that Warren B. Kanders be removed from the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Photo: Jeenah Moon/NYT

Warren Kanders Quits Whitney Board after Tear Gas Protests

The vice chairman stepped down after months of protests, which led eight... | Read More

An Interview with Amy Meyers, Recently Retired Director of the Yale Center for British Art

In June, Amy Meyers ended a long and fruitful career as Director of the Yale Center for British Art, which she led for seventeen years. Prior to her appointment in 2002, she spent much of her career at research institutes including Dumbarton Oaks; the Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and... | Read More

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