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CAA is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant. This award program provides financial support for the publication of book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art and is made possible by a generous grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this grant, “American art” is defined as art (circa 1500–1980) of what is now the geographic United States.

The eight Terra Foundation grantees for 2015 are:

  • Celeste-Marie Bernier, Suffering and Sunset: World War I in the Art and Life of Horace Pippin, Temple University Press
  • René Brimo, The Evolution of Taste in American Collecting (L’Évolution du gout aux États-Unis, d’après l’histoire des collections), translated and edited by Kenneth Haltman, Pennsylvania State University Press
  • J. B. Jackson, Habiter l’ouest (A Sense of Place, A Sense of Time), Wildproject Editions
  • David Lubin, Grand Illusions: American Art and the First World War, Oxford University Press
  • Frank Mehring, The Mexico Diary: Winold Reiss between Vogue Mexico and Harlem Renaissance, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier and Bilingual Press
  • Jennifer Mundy, Man Ray: Writings and Statements on Art, Getty Research Institute
  • The Seth Siegelaub Source Book, Walther König
  • Hélène Valance, Nuits américaines: l’art du nocturne aux États-Unis, 1890–1917, Presses de l’université Paris-Sorbonne

Two non-US authors of top-ranked books have also been awarded travel funds and complimentary registration for CAA’s 2016 Annual Conference in Washington DC, February 3–6, 2016, and a one-year membership in CAA.

The two author awardees for 2015 are:

  • Celeste-Marie Bernier
  • Hélène Valance

Please review the application guidelines for more information about this grant. Interested applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by September 21, 2015. Approved projects will be invited to submit applications by November 9, 2015.