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CWA Picks for July 2020

Sonya Kelliher-Combs (Native American, b. 1969) Mark, Polar Bear, 2019. Acrylic polymer, polar bear fur, fabric flag, metal brackets, 40 x 65 in. © 2019 Sonya Kelliher-Combs. Courtesy of the artist and Minus Space.

In response to COVID-19, artists, institutions, and organizations have initiated virtual exhibitions,... | Read More

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David Haberstich considers the exhibition catalog Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop by Sarah L. Eckhardt. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Laurence Schmidlin discusses Christina Weyl’s The Women of Atelier 17: Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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Stephanie Nadalo discusses the Louvre retrospective Léonard de Vinci. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Akiko Walley writes about Word Embodied: The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art by Halle O’Neal. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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New in caa.reviews

   

Stephanie Nadalo discusses the Louvre retrospective Léonard de Vinci. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Akiko Walley writes about Word Embodied: The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art by Halle O’Neal. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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FAQs for the 2021 Annual Conference

We will update this page frequently. Thanks for your patience and flexibility! 

Why are we changing the conference format? 

As we announced in our letter to CAA members this month, since the COVID-19 pandemic began, CAA’s prime consideration for planning the 2021 conference has been the health and safety of our membership and our communities. Even as parts of our... | Read More

An Update on the 2021 Annual Conference

Dear CAA Members,

As you will hear Meme Omogbai, CAA executive director, say time and time again, “Mission first. People always.” So we start this letter with the wish that you are safe, healthy, and finding some time for self-care this summer.

We are writing to share where we are in planning the 109th CAA Annual Conference. We had hoped to celebrate the vast scholarship and... | Read More

Meet the 2020 Recipients of Terra Foundation for American Art Research Travel Grants

Last year we announced our administration of the Terra Foundation for American Art Research Travel Grants, providing support to doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior scholars from both the US and outside the US for research topics dedicated to the art and visual culture of the United States prior to 1980.

We’re delighted to announce twenty-four scholars have been awarded... | Read More

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Gayle Clemans reviews the exhibition In Plain Sight at Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Robert Bork considers Dany Sandron and Andrew Tallon’s Notre Dame Cathedral: Nine Centuries of History. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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RAAMP Coffee Gathering: Participatory Conversation on Reimagining Engagement in Academic Art Museums

Coffee Gathering: Reimagining Engagement in Academic Art Museums

On Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT) CAA’s Cali Buckley will speak with Berit Ness, Assistant Curator of Academic Initiatives, Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, and Celka Straughn, Andrew W. Mellon Director of Academic Programs at the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas. To... | Read More

Meet the Meiss Fund Recipients for Spring 2020

Red and White Plum Blossoms, Ogata Kōrin, early 18th century, via Wikimedia Commons

MEET THE GRANTEES

Twice a year, CAA awards grants through the Millard Meiss Publication Fund to support book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of art, visual studies, and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits, but cannot be published in the most desirable... | Read More

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