$100,000 - $200,000


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.

Art of the United States, 1750-2000
$186,000
Chicago, Illinois
2019

To support phase three of the Terra Foundation Publication Art of the United States, 1750-2000: Primary Sources and the production of the anthology in Japanese and Chinese languages. This book presents the history of three centuries of US art through a wide range of historical voices, bringing together period documents and artworks.

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.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park
$200,000
Wakefield, United Kingdom
2019

To support David Smith in Yorkshire, the largest exhibition on David Smith to take place in the United Kingdom outside of London. Smith was a key figure in the history of twentieth-century sculpture, and the exhibition includes approximately 40 sculptures, drawn from four decades, beginning with Smith’s earliest experimental works from the 1930s and ending with his large-scale sculptures of the 1960s, along with a selection of drawings. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery
$200,000
Washington, DC
2019

To support Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture, which positions Prussian naturalist’s Alexander von Humboldt’s ties to the United States as a crucial factor in the construction of American cultural identity and visual arts. The exhibition examines Humboldt’s century-long influence on five spheres of American cultural development: visual arts, sciences, literature, politics, and exploration. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Richard H. Driehaus Museum
$100,000
Chicago, Illinois
2019

To support Eternal Light: The Sacred Stained-Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany, an exhibition that examines ecclesiastical windows created by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his workshops between 1880 and 1920. Commissioned by churches across the United States, these works—varying from intimate portraits to monumental triptychs—feature imagery drawn from the Christian religious tradition, illustrated in the figurative style contemporary to the time. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Museu de Arte de São Paulo
$75,000
São Paulo, Brazil
2019

To support Picture Gallery in Transformation: MCA Chicago at MASP, which is part of a series to bring works of art by non-Brazilian artists from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s collection to MASP for integration into the exhibition displays of MASP’s own collection.

Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín
$150,000
Medellín, Colombia
2019

To support Dan Flavin. Light and Space, an exhibition that presents 18 of Flavin’s fluorescent- tube artworks, made between 1963 and 1974. Together, these works trace the evolution of the artist’s developing interests in this commercially produced medium. A catalogue in Spanish and English accompanies the exhibition.

Les Abattoirs Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain–FRAC Occitanie Toulouse
$140,000
Toulouse, France
2019

To support Peter Saul, Pop, Funk, Bad Painting and More, an exhibition devoted to the work of artist Peter Saul that explores his engagement with sensitive issues of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Covering Saul’s career since the late 1950s to the present day, the exhibition brings together more than 70 paintings, many previously unseen, as well as a collection of archival material. The exhibition travels to the House of Culture in Belgium and is accompanied by a catalogue in English and French.