Europe


Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi
$5,000
Łódź, Poland
2019

To support research travel to explore the work and legacy of the Societé Anonyme in preparation for the upcoming exhibition on the beginnings of the institutionalization of the avant-garde in the United States and Europe.

Copenhagen Contemporary
$5,500
Copenhagen, Denmark
2019

To support research travel in connection to a large-scale Light and Space exhibition in Denmark, exploring the Californian ‘Light and Space-artists’ of the 1960s and 70s, and considering them as a historical movement contributing to the practice of contemporary artists.

Tate
$200,000
London, United Kingdom
2019

To support “Terra Foundation for American Art Series: New Perspectives,” a series of 10 events that develop original research, generate debate, promote the exchange of ideas, and contribute to an expanded view of American art and artists. The series amplifies a suite of seven recent and forthcoming American art exhibitions throughout the various Tate institutions, and provides an opportunity for audiences to engage with American art and artists.

Rijksmuseum
$165,000
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2019

To support the Terra Foundation Research Fellowship in American Photography at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (2020-2022) to spearhead research on works in the museum’s permanent collection. Two fellows will be selected for one year each to conduct in-depth research on selected works, photographers, and/or themes based on the fellows’ individual research.

Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny / Terra Foundation for American Art
$275,000
Giverny, France
2019

To support The Studio of Nature: Landscapes from the Terra Foundation for American Art, a Terra Collection Initiative exhibition developed in partnership with and presented at the Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny and additional European venues. Through a selection of 60 paintings and prints from the Terra Foundation’s collection, the exhibition explores the evolution of American landscape depiction from 1860 to 1910. A French-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art / Terra Foundation for American Art
$16,070
Humlebæk, Denmark
2019

To support an academic conference co-organized by the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark) and the Terra Foundation to accompany the Terra Foundation-supported exhibition Marsden Hartley. The conference focuses on gender issues, spirituality, and Hartley’s influence on contemporary art in relation to American modernism.

Courtauld Institute of Art
$275,000
London, United Kingdom
2019

To support the programs of the Centre for American Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Founded in 2016, the Centre is the only art history program in Europe exclusively devoted to the teaching and study of American art prior to 1980. A special unit within the Courtauld, the Centre promotes research and education for undergraduate and graduate students with a wide range of scholarly programs.

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archeology / Terra Foundation for American Art
$32,000
Oxford, United Kingdom
2019

To support a multi-year loan of the Terra Foundation’s painting Autumn Afternoon, the Wissahickon of 1864 by American artist Thomas Moran for integration into a gallery devoted to British landscape painting of the nineteenth century. This extended loan to the Ashmolean Museum complements the Terra Foundation Visiting Professorships in American Art at the University of Oxford (2016-2021).

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
$175,000
Madrid, Spain
2019

To support H. C. Westermann: Goin’ Home, a retrospective consisting primarily of sculptures—the art form for which Westermann is best known—and including paintings, lithographs, drawings, and archival materials. Across these media, the exhibition considers themes and concerns embedded in Westermann’s work. Spanish- and English-language catalogues accompany the exhibition.