CFP: American Art Economics Questionnaire

American Art, the peer-reviewed journal co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press, invites historians of American art to answer the question, "What do we talk about when we talk about economics, money, and the art market?”  In the spirit of the October Visual Culture questionnaire, replies may address any or all of the following questions and should take the form of brief position papers rather than intensive case studies.

TOC: American Art journal (Fall 2017)

Dear Colleagues,
 
I am pleased to announce the release of the Fall 2017 issue of American Art (vol. 31, no. 3), the scholarly journal co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press. 
 
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Print Nostalgia: Skeuomorphism and Rockwell Kent’s Woodblock Style, by Jamie L.

Deadline December 1st: 2018 Charles C. Eldredge Prize Call for Nominations

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Charles C. Eldredge Prize. The prize is given annually by the museum for outstanding scholarship in the field of American art. A cash award of $3,000 is made to the author of a recent book-length publication that provides new insights into works of art, the artists who made them, or aspects of history and theory that enrich our understanding of the artistic heritage of the United States.

2018 Charles C. Eldredge Prize Call for Nominations

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Charles C. Eldredge Prize. The prize is given annually by the museum for outstanding scholarship in the field of American art. A cash award of $3,000 is made to the author of a recent book-length publication that provides new insights into works of art, the artists who made them, or aspects of history and theory that enrich our understanding of the artistic heritage of the United States.

American Art journal's thirtieth anniversary issue (Summer 2017)

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the release of the Summer 2017 issue of American Art (vol. 31, no. 2), the scholarly journal co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press. This issue celebrates the journal’s thirtieth anniversary with thirty invited authors commenting on three themes:

TOC: American Art journal (Spring 2017)

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the release of the Spring 2017 issue of American Art (vol. 31, no. 1), the scholarly journal co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press. 

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Commentaries

Wendy Bellion, “Art and Destruction”

Jo Applin, “Cut Out, Drop Out”

Valerie Hegarty, “Alternative Histories: Three Activations in the Brooklyn Museum’s Early American Period Rooms”

DEADLINE DECEMBER 1: 2017 Charles C. Eldredge Prize Call for Nominations

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Charles C. Eldredge Prize. The prize is given annually by the museum for outstanding scholarship in the field of American art. A cash award of $3,000 is made to the author of a recent book-length publication that provides new insight into works of art, the artists who made them, or aspects of history and theory that enrich our understanding of the artistic heritage of the United States.

Michael Lobel to give Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture at SAAM, 10/27/16

The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites you to join Dr. Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Hunter College in New York City and winner of the 2016 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for distinguished scholarship, for a talk entitled “What John Sloan Can Teach Us about Illustration and American Art” on October 27, 2016, at 4:00pm at the museum.  If you are unable to attend, you can watch a live webcast at http://americanart.si.edu/research/awards/eldredge/.

2017 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical American art. Manuscripts should advance the understanding of American art, demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize winner will be given the opportunity to work toward publication in American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s scholarly journal.

TOC: American Art journal (Summer 2016)

Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce the release of the Summer 2016 issue of American Art (vol. 30, no. 2), the not-for-profit, scholarly journal co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press. 

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Paired Perspectives

Wendy Bellion, “Land Shark: Copley’s Reiterative Acts of Representation”

Mónica Domínguez Torres, “Havana’s Fortunes: Entangled Histories in Copley’s Watson and the Shark

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