To support the participation of U.S.–based artists in the 2023 edition of the March Meeting of the Sharjah Biennial (UAE). Entitled Thinking Historically in the Present, the convening explores the multiplicity of interpretations of time and place that exist outside of Euro-American-centric perspectives. The March Meeting’s video-recorded sessions and papers are accessible online for free on the organization’s website.
The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art
To support Viva Video!: The Art and Life of Shigeko Kubota at each co-organizing institution: The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art; The National Museum of Art, Osaka; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. The exhibition is the first major survey of Shigeko Kubota in Japan in nearly three decades. A bilingual catalogue in Japanese and English accompanies the exhibition.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
To support A Retrospective of Gordon Matta-Clark, the first Asian retrospective of Gordon Matta-Clark, an American conceptual artist who opened new horizons in sculpture and photography. The exhibition re-evaluates the artist’s pioneering examples of site-specific and installation works from a contemporary standpoint. A catalogue will be published by the museum in both Japanese and English.
National Gallery Singapore
To support Minimalism: Space, Light, Object, an exhibition that aims to introduce local audiences to Minimalism, an influential postwar movement most strongly associated with the US, and to consider the international practice and manifestations that continue to shape contemporary art and culture today. A catalogue will be published in conjunction with the exhibition.
To establish a visiting professorship in Japan to be shared by Doshisha University and Kobe University. Throughout this program, three American art historians will reside in Kyoto for one year each, offering four courses annually in American art history before 1980.
Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865-1945
To support the development of Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945 in collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago and the Shanghai Museum. The exhibition is currently proposed to be shown at the Shanghai Museum in fall 2018.
NHK Promotions, Inc.
To support Mary Cassatt Retrospective, an exhibition held at the Yokohama Museum of Art and the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto. The accompanying English- and Japanese-language catalogue is published by NHK Promotions, Inc. (Tokyo).
Bunkamura Museum of Art
To support the catalogue and 2010–2011 exhibition Monet and the American Painters of Giverny, co-organized by the Bunkamura Museum of Art and the Terra Foundation for American Art, and traveling to three venues in Japan. The exhibition introduces Japanese audiences to numerous American artists who lived and worked in the Normandy village of Giverny, where Claude Monet made his home.
To support “Multi-Locale Pops in the 1960s,” a symposium that brings together seven prominent postwar art specialists to promote scholarship of American art from a global perspective through discussion of the international development of Pop Art in Latin America, Asia, New York, and California.
NHK Promotions Inc.
To support a retrospective of the work of James McNeill Whistler, which visits the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, and the Yokohama Museum of Art. The first of its kind since 1987, this exhibition introduces the artist’s work to the Japanese public, paying special attention to the influence of Japanese art on the development of his style. A catalogue accompanies the project.