University of Chicago Arts
$24,000
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support research and development activities for an exhibition tentatively entitled Ruth Duckworth: Theme and Variations, investigating the effect of Chicago on the sculptor’s creative output, while also situating Duckworth’s work and charting her influence in the history of twentieth-century ceramics in Chicago. The grant supports one public symposium and two curatorial research trips. The project is expected to lead to an exhibition as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago.