posted by Christopher Howard — Dec 03, 2014
This fall, CAA awarded grants to the publishers of nine books in art history and visual culture through the Millard Meiss Publication Fund. Thanks to the generous bequest of the late Prof. Millard Meiss, CAA gives these grants to support the publication of scholarly books in art history and related fields.
The nine Meiss grantees for fall 2014 are:
- Amy R. Bloch, Lorenzo Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise”: Humanism, History, and Artistic Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance, Cambridge University Press
- Elena Boeck, Imagining the Byzantine Past, Cambridge University Press
- Palmira Brummett, Mapping the Ottomans: Sovereignty, Territory, and Identity in the Early Modern Mediterranean, Cambridge University Press
- Robert DeCaroli, Image Problems: The Origin and Development of the Buddha’s Image in Early South Asia, University of Washington Press
- Lisa Pon, Printed Icon: Forlì’s Madonna of the Fire in Early Modern Italy, Cambridge University Press
- Maggie Popkin, The Architecture of the Roman Triumph: Monuments, Memory, and Identity, Cambridge University Press
- Stephanie Porras, Pieter Bruegel’s Historical Imagination, Pennsylvania State University Press
- Mary Roberts, Istanbul Exchanges: Ottomans, Orientalists, and Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture, University of California Press
- Freek Schmidt, Passion and Control: Dutch Architectural Culture of the Eighteenth Century, Ashgate
Books eligible for Meiss grants must already be under contract with a publisher and on a subject in the visual arts or art history. Authors must be current CAA members. Please review the application guidelines for more information.