Australia


Power Institute Foundation for Art and Visual Culture, University of Sydney
$556,300
Sydney, Australia
2019

To support a three-year visiting professorship and research program devoted to Native American art at the Power Institute Foundation. The program introduces Native American art to Australian students and initiates research on connections between the Indigenous cultures of Australia, Asia-Pacific, and North America.

University of Queensland Art Museum
$269,276
St. Lucia, Australia
2018

To support Robert Smithson: Time Crystals, the first exhibition in Australia to focus on sculptor, photographer, and pioneering land artist Robert Smithson. The exhibition travels to Monash University Museum of Art (Melbourne, Australia). An exhibition catalogue will be produced.

National Portrait Gallery
$7,000
Parkes, Australia
2017

To support research travel to Washington, D.C., New York City, New Haven, Chicago, Denver, and San Francisco to prepare for the exhibition New World Faces: America and Australia 1780-1850.

Art Gallery of South Australia
$7,000
Adelaide, South Australia
2017

To support a research trip to the United States to visit Pittsburgh and New York City to prepare for the exhibition Andy Warhol and Photography.

University of Sydney
$24,500
Sydney, Australia
2017

To support “Transatlantic Gardens and Enlightenment Ideas in American Art,” a two-day international symposium co-organized by the University of Sydney and the University of Southampton. Ten speakers will investigate how ideas about, and representations of, landscapes developed and were transmitted across the Atlantic in the 18th century. It will be hosted at the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia estate.

National Gallery of Australia
$250,000
Canberra, Australia
2017

To support American Masters: 1940–1980, a survey of American post-war art and the profound impact that American artists had on the cultural and artistic lives of Australians. The exhibition includes major works by Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and many others. This exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue.

Continental Shift: Nineteenth-Century American and Australian Landscape Painting
$393,191
Perth, Australia
2016

To support a partnership between the Terra Foundation, the Art Gallery of Western Australia (Perth), the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne, and the University of Western Australia (Perth). The program consists of comparative exhibitions of nineteenth-century landscape paintings from Australia and the United States presented at the two art venues, which serve as the focus for related university courses, international symposia, and a publication.