To support Chiura Obata: A California Modern, an exhibition presenting the first survey of the art of Chiura Obata, a Japanese American artist whose work illuminates both Japanese artistic traditions and American modernism. Along with the organizing venue, the exhibition will be on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (University of Utah, Salt Lake City), the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, DC) and the Okayama Prefectural Museum (Okayama City, Japan). A catalogue published in English- and Japanese-language editions accompanies the exhibition.
Art Gallery of Ontario
To support Riopelle/Mitchell: Face to Face, an exhibition co-organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. This exhibition is devoted to the personal and artistic relationship between American Joan Mitchell and Canadian Jean-Paul Riopelle, illuminating the roles these painters played within the Parisian and international abstract movements. The exhibition is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue for English- and French-language readers.
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
To support Charles Howard: A Margin of Chaos, the first US overview of artist Charles Haughton Howard in 60 years and the first scholarly catalogue ever devoted to his work. The exhibition examines his artistic trajectory and role in cross-pollinating major artistic movements as they developed in the US and Europe. The exhibition travels to the Art Gallery of Ontario and is accompanied by a catalogue.
To support Walker Evans, a major retrospective focused on the vernacular work of American photographer Walker Evans, spanning the artist’s entire career. It features more than 300 photographs and some 100 contextual documents and objects, including drawings and paintings by Evans and his personal postcard collection. The exhibition will also travel to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and is accompanied by an illustrated album in English and French, as well as a French-language catalogue.
Dulwich Picture Gallery
To support Sargent’s Watercolors: A New Look, an exhibition of over eighty works that highlight the modernist, experimental nature of Sargent’s watercolors, with the aim of demonstrating his bold and idiosyncratic views of the world. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue.
Harvard Art Museums
To support The Philosophy Chamber: Harvard’s Lost Collection, 1766–1820, an exhibition that re-assembles and re-assesses a collection of over 100 works of art and artifacts that exemplify the intellectual spirit of the Enlightenment. The exhibition will also travel to The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery at the University of Glasgow and is accompanied by a catalogue.
Honolulu Museum of Art
To support Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West, an exhibition and catalogue that brings the contributions of Asian American artists together with those of artists of the New York School. The exhibition considers the ways in which Eastern traditions from Chinese and Japanese calligraphy to Zen Buddhism advanced Abstract Expressionism’s aesthetic agenda regardless of the artist. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue.
The Jewish Museum
To support Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, an examination of over 50 paintings and drawings, selected costumes and theater designs, photographs, ephemera and poetry that tell the story of the Florine Stettheimer’s personal life and her artistic development. The exhibition travels to the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto – the first ever solo exhibition of the artist in Canada – and is accompanied by a catalogue.
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
To support William Blake and the Age of Aquarius, which explores the impact of British visionary poet and artist William Blake on American artists in the years following the Second World War. The exhibition considers how Blake’s art and ideas were absorbed and filtered through the work of Diane Arbus, Wallace Berman, Jay DeFeo, Robert Frank, Charles Seliger, Clyfford Still, Minor White, and others. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
To support The Irving Penn Centennial, an exhibition and catalogue featuring 225 photographs, primarily drawn from The Met’s collection. This exhibition traces the career of the American photographer and marks the centennial of his birth. The exhibition travels to Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (Paris) and Instituto Moreira Salles (São Paulo, Brazil), and co-organizer Berlin. Catalogues printed in French-, Portuguese-, German-, and English-language editions accompany the exhibition.