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Spring Meiss Winners

posted by Christopher Howard — Jul 30, 2008

CAA has awarded five Millard Meiss Publication Grants for spring 2008. Thanks to the generous bequest of the late Prof. Millard Meiss, these grants are given twice annually to publishers to support the publication of scholarly books in art history and related fields.

The grantees are:

  • Molly Aitken, The Intelligence of Tradition: Form and Meaning in Mewar Painting (Yale University Press)
  • Elissa Auther, String, Felt, Thread, and the Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art, 1961–1979 (University of Minnesota Press)
  • Marin F. Hanson and Patricia Cox Crews, eds., American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870–1940: A Catalog from the International Quilt Study Center (University of Nebraska Press)
  • Richard King, ed., Art and the Artist in Cultural Revolution China (University of British Columbia Press)
  • Judith Ostrowitz, Interventions: Native American Art for Far-Flung Territories, (University of Washington Press)

Books eligible for a Meiss grant must already be under contract with a publisher on a subject in the arts or art history. Authors must be current CAA members. Application criteria and guidelines are available online or from Deadlines: March 15 and October 1 of every year