To support “Unearthing the Archive,” a four-year research project that explores archival materials, oral histories, primary documents, and other sources to illuminate the histories and legacy of the Studio Museum as a nexus for Black art in Harlem’s epicenter. Publications as well as accessible and alternative modes of storytelling will accompany the archival work, giving voice to the creative ideas, output, and patrimony of Black art and culture. This project anticipates the opening of the museum’s new building in 2024.
South Side Community Art Center
To support a four-year project to expand the South Side Community Art Center’s capacity to preserve its art and archival collections and make them accessible for research and study.
University of Oxford
To support two visiting professorships in the history of American art in the 2023–24 and 2024–25 years. Through this program, visiting professors are appointed to yearlong terms in the international art history department at the University of Oxford to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to give a series of public lectures on campus.
To support a daily virtual conversation series “The New Social Environment,” in which thinkers from across the arts, the humanities, and the sciences engage in accessible and diverse conversations on the role of art and artists in society. The conversations, which include audience participation, are recorded and archived.
Whitney Museum of American Art
To support Edward Hopper’s New York (working title) at the Whitney Museum and the Seoul Museum of Art in Korea. The exhibition brings together more than 200 works along with a trove of little-known personal materials from the Whitney’s newly acquired Sanborn Hopper Archive to offer unprecedented insights into Edward Hopper’s world and his way of working. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.
To support Shirley Jaffe: An American in Paris, an exhibition that explores the full scope of the artist’s career that travels to Kunstmuseum Basel, Musée Matisse (Nice), and possibly one additional venue. A French- and English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.
To support Light & Space, an exhibition examining the Light and Space movement that emerged on the US West Coast in the 1960s, including exploring the important contributions of women artists and the movement’s influence on contemporary European art. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
To support Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents at The Met and the National Gallery London. The exhibition is a re-examination of the artist’s work through a lens of conflict and addresses his lifelong engagement with the subjects of race, nature, and the environment. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.
Grey Art Gallery
To support Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962, an exhibition to be shown at the Grey Art Gallery, The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery, and one additional US venue, that assesses the expatriate scene in Paris in the years after World War II. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
To support Carolina Clay: Black Potters and the American Experience, an exhibition to be mounted at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition focuses on African American potters in the nineteenth-century American South, specifically those who worked in Edgefield, South Carolina, and the contemporary artists who have responded to this body of work. An English-language publication accompanies the exhibition.