Museums: FY 2010 Grants
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior Endowment approval.
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American Masterpieces: Visual Arts Touring
American Masterpieces: Museums
Aperture Foundation, Inc.
New York, NY
To support touring exhibitions of the American photographer Paul Strand's (1890-1976) work in Mexico, with accompanying catalogue. A large exhibition of 114 vintage and master prints, film stills, and a film screening will be complemented by a smaller exhibition of 20 images expressly designed for smaller venues with more limited budgets and space.
International Arts & Artists, Inc.
To support the touring exhibition Lois Mailou Jones: A life in Vibrant Color, with accompanying publication. Highlighting the prolific, seven-decade career of Jones (1905-1998), the exhibition will include approximately 70 artworks spanning the late Harlem Renaissance to her contemporary synthesis of African, Caribbean, American, and African American iconography.
Mint Museum of Art, Inc.
To support the touring exhibition Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections, with accompanying catalogue. Highlighting Bearden's (1911-1988) exploration of his native South, the exhibition will include approximately 75 collages, paintings, watercolors, and prints.
Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc. (on behalf of High Museum of Art)
To support a touring exhibition of the work of Danish American photographer Peter Sekaer (1901-1950), with accompanying catalogue. Highlighting the artist's pivotal but largely unknown contribution to Depression era photography, the High Museum of Art exhibition will underscore the importance of the documentary tradition in 20th-century photography and add to the scholarship of the field.
University of Georgia (on behalf of Georgia Museum of Art) (Consortium)
To support the touring exhibition Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy, with accompanying catalogue. The exhibition will reassemble a group of modernist paintings purchased by the U.S. State Department in 1946 for a goodwill tour.
Number of Grants: 5 Total Amount: $435,000
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
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Washington, DC 20506