All Grants


Museum Ludwig
$300,000
Cologne, Germany
2017

To support James Rosenquist. Painting as Immersion, an exhibition positioning painter James Rosenquist as one of the most influential figures of the Pop Art movement in the US and around the world. Over thirty large-scale works from the late 1950s through the 2000s are featured, with an emphasis on Rosenquist’s output from the 1960s and 1970s. The exhibition travels to the ARoS Art Museum (Denmark) and is accompanied by German- and English-language catalogues.

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.

The Phillips Collection
$200,000
Washington, D.C.
2017

To support 10 American Artists: After Paul Klee, co-organized by the Phillips Collection and the Zentrum Paul Klee (Bern, Switzerland). This exhibition examines the artistic impact of Swiss-born artist Paul Klee on the development of the following artists: Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Adolph Gottlieb, Bradley Walker Tomlin, Mark Tobey, Theodoros Stamos, William Baziotes, Kenneth Noland, Gene Davis, and Lee Gatch. English- and German-language catalogues accompany the exhibition.

Royal Academy of Arts
$175,000
London, United Kingdom
2017

To support Jasper Johns: Something Resembling Truth, the first major retrospective of Jasper Johns in the UK since 1964. This exhibition charts the artist’s development from the 1950s onward, examining both his thematic interests and the many techniques and materials employed in his artistic practice throughout his career. The exhibition travels to the Broad Museum in Los Angeles and is accompanied by a catalogue.

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
$170,610
Frankfurt, Germany
2017

To support Peter Saul, a the first German retrospective exhibition of the artist, whose idiosyncratic style draws on Pop Art, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Chicago Imagism, and California Funk in its explorations of American politics and pop culture. The exhibition brings together 60 major works with a focus on Saul’s early work from the 1950s and 1960s. The exhibition travels to Sammlung Falckenberg at Deichtorhallen Hamburg (Germany) and is accompanied by English- and German-language catalogues.

Tate Modern
$250,000
London, United Kingdom
2017

To support Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, an introduction to audiences in the UK of leading African American artists working between 1963 and 1983. Bringing together more than 150 works from private and public collections, the exhibition features paintings, collage, photographs, prints, and sculpture. Artists include Norman Lewis, Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Betye Saar, Faith Ringgold, Sam Gilliam, and others. The exhibition travels to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas and the Brooklyn Museum and is accompanied by a catalogue.

Courtauld Institute of Art
$51,800
London, United Kingdom
2017

To support the Centre for the Study of American Art, an initiative which establishes a national, European, and international nexus for the study of historic American Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Deutsches Forum Für Kunstgeschichte
$24,740
Paris, France
2017

To support “Networks, Museums and Collections. Surrealism in the United States,” an international conference established by Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte in collaboration with Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense, Universität Leipzig, and Texas Christian University. This conference, focused on the development of the Surrealism movement in the US between 1930 and 1950, is hosted in Paris.

Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design, & Technology
$24,155
Dublin, Ireland
2017

To support “Photography as Contact Zones: Migration and Cultural Encounters in America,” a workshop and symposium co-organized by Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design, & Technology and the University of Bergen in Norway. These programs investigate the impact of geographic migration within the practice of American photography and bring into dialogue the aesthetics and cultural politics of American photography from 1850 to 1980.

Institut national d’histoire de l’art
$44,713
Paris, France
2017

To support the seventh edition of France’s annual gathering devoted to art history, the Festival de l’histoire de l’art. The festival takes place in the château and town of Fontainebleau, outside Paris, and designated the United States as the country of honor for its 2017 edition. During the three days of the festival, more than 300 conferences, debates, tours, concerts, exhibitions, films, lectures, and workshops are offered to the public by museum curators, artists, and scholars.