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Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Award

Grant Awardees

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.

Fall 2014

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

Spring 2014

Ara H. Merjian Giorgio de Chirico and the Metaphysical City

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.

Fall 2013

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).

Spring 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).

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