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 […]
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.
Chicago, IL —The Terra Foundation for American Art has awarded Yale University Press an $80,000 grant to establish a new book prize. The American Art in Translation Book Prize will be awarded to a non-US author whose work contributes significantly to scholarship on historical American art (c. 1500–1980). The grant provides the winner a $5,000 […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that John Davis has been appointed to serve a three-year term as its Executive Director of Global Academic Programs and Terra Foundation Europe, located in Paris. Currently the Alice Pratt Brown Professor of Art and Director of the Smithsonian Internship Program at Smith College, in Northampton, […]
Louvre, High, Crystal Bridges, and Terra Foundation Announce Final Installation in Multi-year American Art Collaboration
Chicago, IL—The Musée du Louvre, the High Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art have announced the final installation in their four-year collaboration focusing on the history of American art. Opening at the Louvre on Feb. 5, 2015, American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that Samuel F. B. Morse’s monumental painting Gallery of the Louvre will embark on a multi-year tour across the United States in January. Kicking off at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, in San Marino, CA (January 24–April 20, 2015), the tour will visit […]
Terra Foundation Awards Nearly $7.7M in FY2014, Prepares to Celebrate 10 Years of Grantmaking in 2015
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that it awarded $7.679 million in fiscal year 2014 (July 1, 2013–June 30, 2014) for 53 initiatives and partnerships that advance its mission of fostering the exploration, understanding, and enjoyment of the visual arts of the United States. Included among these projects is From Tierra del […]
Tate and the Terra Foundation for American Art are delighted to announce the appointment of Alex J. Taylor as the Terra Foundation Research Fellow in American Art.