To support America: Painting a Nation, the AG NSW’s major summer exhibition for 2013 and the first ever broad historical survey of American art at an Australian museum.The exhibition is drawn from Art Across the Americas, co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the National Museum of Korea, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Terra Foundation.
Griffith Centre for Cultural Research
To support a three-day symposium “Broken Images: A Symposium on Early American Photography in the Asia Pacific, 1850-1950,” which analyzes American photographs of the exploration of the Asia Pacific in the mid-nineteenth century.
Art Gallery of New South Wales
To support the exhibition Pop to Popism: Origins to New Wave, 1955–85, which is the first exhibition of Pop Art in Australia since 1985. The exhibition contains approximately 180 works that trace the movement’s development in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia. A fully illustrated catalogue in English accompanies the exhibition.
Los Angeles County Museum/National Museum of Korea/Art Gallery of New South Wales
To support the 2013–14 exhibition, Art Across America, at the National Museum of Korea, Daejeon Museum of Art, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales (under the title America: Painting a Nation). Co-organized by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the National Museum of Korea, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art, the exhibition is the first major survey of historical American art mounted in Korea and Australia and features more than 100 American paintings and six vignettes of decorative arts and design drawn from the collections of the U.S. partners. In addition to the support provided to the co-organizers, the National Museum of Korea and the Art Gallery of New South Wales received funding for a series of public lectures, education programs, and a major publication featuring texts in Korean and English.
The United States Studies Centre
To support a symposium that will address a major collection of American art from the 1960s and 1970s at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. “Minimal. Conceptual. Pop: A Symposium on American Art 1960–80” was held on August 16–17, 2013, bringing together four American scholars and six Australian scholars.
The United States Studies Center
To support a 2012 symposium focused on the holdings of Abstract Expressionist art at the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra). Six leading American scholars of Abstract Expressionism and six Australian academics and curators discuss the impact of the movement on Australian painters, sculptors, and art critics.