Chicago Humanities Festival To Present “Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon” with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Part of Art Design Chicago 2018

Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago Humanities Festival, EXPO CHICAGO, and Navy Pier today announced a partnership to produce and present “Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon,” featuring one of the world’s leading curators, critics, and art historians, Hans Ulrich Obrist, artistic director of London’s Serpentine Galleries.

Newest Terra Foundation Essays Releases Focus on Experience & Circulation

Paris, France—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the release of Experience, the fourth volume of the Terra Foundation Essays series, which explores fundamental ideas and concepts shaping American art and visual culture over the last three centuries. Experience, edited by Alexander Nemerov, Department Chair & Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities […]

Terra Foundation Announces Recipients of 2017 International Academic Awards & Fellowships

Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today its international academic award and fellowship recipients for 2017, including Dr. Adeyemi Akande, an African scholar who received a travel grant to the United States to conduct research on photographer Ezra Stoller, and Susanneh Bieber, a German scholar currently teaching at Texas A&M University who was […]

Terra Foundation Announces More than $11.4M in Grants in FY2016, Nearly $80M since Grantmaking Began in 2005

Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that $11,459,646 was awarded in fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016) for nearly 80 initiatives and partnerships worldwide, including: A $4.5 commitment to the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art to increase access to its extensive collection of archival material on the artists, collectors, […]

Newest Terra Foundation Essays Release Focuses on Scale in Art Historical Thinking

Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the release of Scale, the second volume of the Terra Foundation Essays series, which explores fundamental ideas and concepts shaping American art and visual culture over the last three centuries. “This new volume opens up a dialogue by proposing the concept of scale as an understudied […]