Terra Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to US Arts & Culture Organizations for Permanent Collection Projects

…Museum, Salem, MA Reinstallation of the permanent collection, The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA Reinstallation entitled Conspicuous Consumption: The Price of Luxury in American Art (1675–1870), Worcester Art Museum, Worcester,…

Painting that is primarily red vertical marking painted over an image underneath, which appears only as blue, yellow, and green marks beneath the red.
Alma Thomas, Red Atmosphere, 1973, acrylic on canvas, 35″ x 52″, Tougaloo College Art Collections, 1973.072, Purchased by Tougaloo College with support from the National Endowment for the Arts
Online Artist Conversation: “Addressing Sexuality, Gender, and the Decorative since the 1970s: Los Angeles-Based Artist Lari Pittman and Art Historian David J. Getsy” – Event

…Chicago, and he is the 2020–21 Terra Foundation Visiting Professor of American Art at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. This conversation…

Lari Pittman, How Sweet the Day After This and That, Deep Sleep is Truly Welcomed, 1988, acrylic, enamel, and 5 framed works on paper on panel, 96 x 192 in. (243.8 x 487.7 cm), © Lari Pittman, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Online Dialogue: “Toward a Transnational Approach to American Art: Isamu Noguchi in India and Beyond” – Event

…and the Atlantic, 1945-1965 (Haus der Kunst, 2016–17), has significant implications for the study of US art history. It renders visible artists who disdained a singular allegiance to America. In…

Samrat Yantra, Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, India. Image Courtesy of The Noguchi Museum Archives (08447.3). Photo by Isamu Noguchi. © The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York / ARS.
Chicago Partnerships: Supporting Arts and Culture in the City

…of Lithuanian Culture received support to develop an exhibition entitled Bridging Two Cultures: Lithuanian Immigrant Artists in Chicago: 1950–2000. Through works of art, archival materials, and new oral histories of…

A person looks into a plexiglass case housing teal-colored ceramics.
Visitors to Arte Diseño Xicágo: Mexican Inspiration from the World’s Columbian Exposition to the Civil Rights Era, National Museum of Mexican Art, 2018, supported in part by Art Design Chicago
Online Dialogue: “Walker Evans and Renewals of American Documentary” – Event

…Walker Evans (1903–75) and the renewals of American documentary from the 1960s to the present. Expanding from her recently published book Walker Evans: No Politics (University of Texas Press, 2020),…

Walker Evans, Houses. Atlanta, Georgia, March 1936. Nitrate negative, 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm), Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives, LC-USF342- 008057-A [P&P] LOT 1538
Collection Loan: Mother! – Event

…is on view in MOTHER!, at the Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany, July 2–November 7, 2021. The exhibition is organized by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. For more information, please visit: https://www.kuma.art/en/…

Mary Cassatt, Jenny and Her Sleepy Child, between 1891 and 1892, oil on canvas, 28 15/16 x 23 3/4 in. (73.5 x 60.3 cm), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1988.24
Terra Foundation Acquires Chicago Imagist Roger Brown “Disasters” Series Painting and Other Major Works

…Boy (1970) and Beauford Delaney’s Untitled (Village Street Scene) (1948)—were also collected with a focus on building the post-1945 collection. Paschke (1939–2004) was a Chicago artist who studied at SAIC….

Painting of a gray skyscraper with four tiers. The top tier crumbles, chunks of cement and a man falling into the cavern the building sits in. The background is black with bright yellow at the horizon line.
Roger Brown, The Big Jolt, 1972. Oil on canvas, Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Art Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2019.1 Image: Courtesy Roger Brown Study Collection