Chicago—The Terra Foundation for American Art is pleased to welcome two new members to its board of directors: Raymond J. McGuire, Vice Chairman of Citigroup and Chairman of Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory; and Dr. Jay Xu, Director and CEO of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. “Ray McGuire and Jay Xu, both at […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the 65 recipients of its 2019 international academic awards and fellowships, including the inaugural year of its visiting professorship in Japan. The visiting professorship in Japan, shared by Doshisha University and Kobe University, includes three American art historians who each reside in Kyoto for one year and […]
Terra Foundation Partners with Brazil’s Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo to Present “Atelier 17 and Modern Printmaking in the Americas;” Accompanying Symposium—April 11–12—to Examine Major Trends in Modern Printmaking Across America
Chicago, IL—In an unprecedented partnership, Terra Foundation for American Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo in Brazil (MAC USP) have joined forces to organize the exhibition Atelier 17 and Modern Printmaking in the Americas, along with a two-day international symposium, mini-course, and new catalogue publication.
Terra Foundation for American Art Announces Key Results of Art Design Chicago Initiative; Partners Report 2.5 Million Participants in Art Design Chicago Exhibitions and Programs
Chicago, IL—Initiated by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Art Design Chicago was a citywide exploration of Chicago’s role as a catalyst and incubator for innovations in art and design.
Elizabeth Glassman, President & CEO of Terra Foundation for American Art, Announces She Will Step Down; Announcement Coincides with the Foundation Exceeding $100 Million in Grants Given
Chicago, IL—Elizabeth Glassman, who has served as President & CEO of the Terra Foundation for American Art for nearly two decades, announced today that she will step down, effective upon the Foundation’s appointment of her successor.
New Handbook Reveals Unique International Perspectives on 100+ Artworks from Terra Foundation Collection, Launches at Frick Collection Panel
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation announced today the release of Conversations with the Collection: A Terra Foundation Collection Handbook, which showcases more than 100 paintings from the foundation’s exceptional holdings of historical art of the United States. In addition to full-color reproductions, contextualizing thematic essays, and interpretive texts for individual collection objects, the publication also contains short […]
Chicago, IL—From September 28, 2018, through January 6, 2019, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Terra Foundation for American Art will jointly present Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945, developed in collaboration with and on view at the Shanghai Museum.
Terra Foundation Invests Nearly $1.5 Million on More Than 65 International Academic Awards & Fellowships in 2018
Chicago, IL—Today, the Terra Foundation for American Art announced a total investment of $1.4 million on its 2018 international academic awards and fellowships, including inaugural research programs in Italy and Germany.
Theaster Gates Organizes A Johnson Publishing Story, An Exhibition Examining the Legacy of the Johnson Publishing Company
Chicago, IL—As part of Art Design Chicago, a year-long celebration of Chicago’s art and design history spearheaded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Rebuild Foundation presents A Johnson Publishing Story, organized by artist Theaster Gates and on view at the Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 South Stony Island Avenue, June 28–September 30.
Chicago, IL—In conjunction with and inspired by Arte Diseño Xicágo, an exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) exploring the contributions of Mexican and Mexican-American artists and designers in Chicago, NMMA and Art Design Chicago will host Arte Diseño Xicágo: A Neighborhood Fiesta in the heart of Pilsen. Free and open to the […]