Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art, in partnership with Yale University Press, is pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the American Art in Translation Book Prize: Hélène Valance, for her volume Nuits américaines: l’art du nocturne aux États-Unis 1809–1917. In addition to a $5,000 cash prize, Ms. Valance will have her book translated […]
Oxford, United Kingdom—Professor David M. Lubin has been appointed as the first Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford. Professor Lubin will hold the position during the 2016–17 academic year. The key objectives of the visiting professorship will be to establish American art from the colonial period onward as a […]
Terra Foundation Announces $8.4M in Grants in FY2015, More than $66M since Grantmaking Began a Decade Ago
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that more than $8.4 million was awarded in fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015) for nearly 70 initiatives and partnerships worldwide, including: A new visiting professorship at the University of Oxford; An international essay prize; The symposium “Wordstruck: American Artists as Readers, Writers, and […]
Terra Foundation Adds Paintings by Bearden, Chase, Dove, Haberle & Peto to its American Art Collection
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the recent acquisition of five major paintings: Romare Bearden, After Church, 1941; Arthur Dove, Boat Going through Inlet; c. 1929; John Haberle, One Dollar Bill, 1890; John Frederick Peto, Old Time Letter Rack, 1894; and William Merritt Chase, Untitled (Harbor Scene), c. 1888 (gift of Jamee and […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the recipients of its 2015 international academic awards and fellowships, including Dr. Heather Shirey, associate professor of art history at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, Minnesota, who received a Fulbright-Terra Foundation Award in the History of American Art to teach at Tsinghua University, […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Munsch to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Munsch, who has more than 20 years of finance and management experience, will assume the role in September.
Hadrien Viraben Awarded the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2015 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize
Washington, DC—The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded Hadrien Viraben the 2015 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize. Viraben’s prize-winning essay, “Achille Segard Interviews Mary Cassatt: A Living Master of Impressionism, Her Biographer and the General Audience,” considers the French critic Achille Segard’s 1913 biography of Cassatt as an important document of an […]
Chicago, IL—The newly announced Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professorships at the University of Oxford will enable two eminent scholars of American art to each spend one academic year at the university. During their time at Oxford, the visiting professors will teach undergraduate and master’s students, in addition to pursuing original research and establishing new […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the upcoming exhibition Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic, the first-ever exploration of landscape painting from a truly pan-American perspective. Bringing together more than 100 works of art from private collections and museums in Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean, Ecuador, Mexico, […]
Paris—The Terra Foundation for America Art announced today the new location of its expanded Paris Center & Library, in the historic hôtel Lévis-Mirepoix, at 121 rue de Lille. Re-opening to the public in September, the new facility will include larger and improved event and library facilities and a collaborative exhibition space with the Fondation Custodia.