Terra Foundation and Yale University Press Announce New Book Translation Prize

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 […]

Terra Foundation Announces New Global Academic Programs Head

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, […]

Terra Foundation Announces U.S. Tour and Published Anthology of American Masterpiece

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 Announces Recipients of 2014 International Academic Awards & Fellowships

Chicago, IL—Today, the Terra Foundation for American Art announced the recipients of its 2014 international academic awards and fellowships, including Hiroko Ikegami, an associate professor in the Graduate School of Intercultural Studies at Kobe University. Ms. Ikegami received one of seven publication grants awarded by the foundation this year to translate her critically acclaimed book […]

John Fagg Awarded 2014 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded John Fagg the 2014 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize. In his prize-winning essay, “Bedpans and Gibson Girls: Clutter and Matter in John Sloan’s Graphic Art,” Fagg suggests that the early 20th-century realist artist’s graphic work is a complex critique of commercial illustration and operates as […]