Below is a list of all recipients of the Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Award. The grant was a temporary measure to provide financial relief to scholars in art history and visual studies who are responsible for funding the image programs in their publications.
Amy R. Bloch, Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise: Humanism, History, and Artistic Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance, Cambridge University Press
Susan Cahan, The Politics of Race in American Museums, 1966–1972, Duke University Press
Maggie Popkin, The Architecture of the Roman Triumph: Monuments, Memory, and Identity, Cambridge University Press
Akiko Walley, Constructing the “Dharma King”: Hōryūji Śākyamuni Triad and the Birth of the “Prince Shōtoku Cult,” Brill
Sonal Khullar, Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, 1930–1990, University of California Press.
Pepper Stetler, Stop Reading! Look! Modern Vision and the Weimar Photographic Book, University of Michigan Press.
Sarah Hamill, David Smith in Two Dimensions: Photography and the Matter of Sculpture, University of California Press.
Ara H. Merjian, Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City: Nietzsche, Modernism, Paris, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).
Claudia Brittenham, The Cacaxtla Paintings: How Art Shaped the Identity of an Ancient Central Mexican City, University of Texas Press.
Chelsea Foxwell, In Search of Images: Kano Hogai and the Making of Modern Japanese-Style Painting, University of Chicago Press.
Jesse Locker, Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting, Yale University Press.
Megan R. Luke, Kurt Schwitters: Space, Image, Exile (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014).
Karl Whittington, Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination (Toronto: Press of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2013).