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Susanna Temkin reviews Adiós Utopia: Art in Cuba Since 1950 edited by Ana Clara Silva and Eugenio Valdés Figueroa. Read the full review at

Namiko Kunimoto writes about Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities by Christopher Reed. Read the full review at

Anne Helmreich explores The Complete Writings... | Read More

News from the Art and Academic Worlds

Image: Free Cooper Union, via Wikimedia Commons

In a Historic Vote, Renowned Art School Cooper Union Commits to Bringing Back Free Tuition For All

The school may be tuition-free again as early as 2029. (artnet News)

How Do You Know If You’ve Hung a Painting Upside Down?

Genevieve Habert was the only one to realize something was amiss at the Museum of... | Read More

Manager of the Annual Conference

CAA – Advancing Art & Design 50 Broadway, Fl 21 New York, NY 10004 Date posted: March 20, 2018

Position Title: Manager of Annual Conference Supervisor: Director of Programs and Publications Full-time, salaried with benefits

Founded in 1911, CAA is the preeminent international leadership organization in the visual arts, promoting the field through intellectual... | Read More

Call for Papers: Art, Design & Society | CIHA India Colloquium 2018

The National Museum Institute (NMI) in New Delhi, India. Image: Wikimedia Commons

New Delhi, India, November 27 – 30, 2018 Deadline: May 7, 2018

ART, DESIGN & SOCIETY Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA) India Colloquium 2018

Art and design are intrinsic to all forms with aesthetic value. In the modern world, the... | Read More

CAA Conversations Podcast: Elizabeth Moran and Erica Molesworth

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, Elizabeth Moran and Erica Molesworth discuss teaching dark room to digital natives.

Elizabeth Moran is an artist... | Read More

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Lisa Lee reviews Something to Take My Place: The Art of Lonnie Holley by Bernard Herman. Read the full review at

Frédérique Baumgartner examines Delacroix and His Forgotten World: The Origins of Romantic Painting by Margaret MacNamidhe. Read the full review at 

Scott Volz writes about Art in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among... | Read More

CAA at 2018 Arts and Humanities Advocacy Days in Washington, DC

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CAA staff in Washington, DC (left to... | Read More

An Interview with Artist Serhat Tanyolacar on Censorship at Polk State College

Serhat Tanyolacar, Death of Innocence, 2018. Courtesy the artist’s website.

In January, Serhat Tanyolacar, an adjunct faculty member in the art department at Polk State College in Florida, was invited to submit artwork to an open faculty show. The work he submitted, Death of Innocence, was subsequently rejected by the college as being... | Read More Seeks Nine Field Editors

CAA invites nominations and self-nominations for NINE individuals to join the Council of Field Editors for a three-year term, July 1, 2018–June 30, 2021. An online journal, is devoted to the peer review of new books, museum exhibitions, and projects relevant to art history, visual studies, and the arts.

The journal seeks nine field editors in the following... | Read More

News from the Art and Academic Worlds

Vetting at the 2018 TEFAF Maastricht fair. Photo: Loraine Bodewes, courtesy of TEFAF via Artnet News.

Each week CAA News summarizes articles, published around the web, that CAA members may find interesting and useful in their professional and creative lives.

National School Walkout: Live Updates

Thousands of students walked out of their schools today in a... | Read More

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