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Task Force on Practical Publications Presents Mission and Survey Results
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CAA's newly formed Task Force on Practical Publications presents its mission and the results of its recent survey. More

Artists' Workshop at Space 4 Art in San Diego
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Space 4 Art will present a CAA National Professional-Development Workshop for Artists, called "The Nuts and Bolts of Professionalizing Your Art Practice," on Saturday, October 2. More



2010 Fellowships for MFA Students Available
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CAA is accepting applications from MFA students who are CAA members for the recently restored Professional-Development Fellowships in the Visual Arts. More

CAA Offers Grants to Help Publish Books in Art History
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CAA is offering two publishing grant opportunities this fall that support new books in art history. More



Mentors Needed for Career Services at the New York Conference
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For the 2011 Annual Conference, CAA seeks established professionals in the visual arts to volunteer as mentors for two Career Services programs: the Artists' Portfolio Review and Career Development Mentoring. More

Fictions of Art History, October 29-30

The 2010 Clark Conference, Fictions of Art History, brings together art historians, poets, and novelists to investigate the relationship between art history and creative writing.
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Receive Career Advice in CAA's Conference Mentoring Program
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The Artists' Portfolio Review and Career Development Mentoring offer free guidance to help further your career in the visual arts. More



caa.reviews publishes critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies.

Books Reviews
Richard Steven Street. Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850–2000.
Reviewed by Janet Zandy. FREE ACCESS

Kirk Savage. Monument Wars: Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape.
Reviewed by Barbara Groseclose.

Alick M. McLean. Prato: Architecture, Piety, and Political Identity in a Tuscan City-State.
Reviewed by Charles S. Buchanan.


Exhibition Review
Art Institute of Chicago. Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage.
Reviewed by Anne Helmreich.


Conference Review
Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto. "Feeling Photography."
Reviewed by Joy James.




A Tool Kit to Help Academic Librarians Demonstrate Their Value
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Like researchers and administrators throughout higher education, academic librarians have heard the drumbeat of accountability — the call to prove the usefulness of what they do on an institutional scale. A new report from the Association of College and Research Libraries seeks to help them make their case. More

Save the Warburg Library!
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British universities remain world leaders. Yet both Labour and Tory governments seem bent on rearing hierarchies, crushing autonomy, and destroying morale. Particularly painful is the University of London's attempt to disperse the unparalleled collections of the Warburg Institute, founded by Aby Warbug, a supremely imaginative historian of art and culture. More

Texas Southern University Paints Over Murals Created by Retired Professor
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Two murals painted by a Texas Southern University student 40 years ago were ordered destroyed by school president John Rudley, who disagreed with the university museum director's opinion that the artworks' historical significance made them worth saving. More

The End of Tenure?
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In tough economic times, it's easy to gin up anger against elites. The bashing of bankers is already so robust that the economist William Easterly has compared it, with perhaps a touch of hyperbole, to genocidal racism. But in recent months, a more unlikely privileged group has found itself in the cross hairs: tenured professors. More



UPS and Ogilvy on Apparent Rip-Off: No Similarities Here! Who's Ryan Johnson?
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Great artists make; great ad agencies steal. Maybe that's an exaggeration, but isn't it shameful how often ad agencies lift the ideas of others? There are, for example, those Christo rip-off ads AT&T has been flogging. We've caught another ad agency at the same old tricks. More

Ownership Isn't Everything — The Future Will Be Shared
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Art museums maintain that the ongoing acquisition of new objects is the crux of their mission, and that all their other activities stem primarily from additions to the permanent collection. But there are three primary reasons to question that orthodoxy today, hinging on ethics, cost, and scarcity. More

Cataloguing the Changes
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For Manly Pursuits: The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art gathered about 60 paintings, drawings, photographs and a sculpture portraying not only the artist's familiar subjects of rowing and swimming, but also wrestling, boxing, sailing, hunting, fencing, bicycling, and carriage-racing. But something was missing at the show: an exhibition catalogue. More

Brandeis to Hire New Rose Museum Director
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Brandeis University is launching a search for a new director at the Rose Art Museum, the latest step in an effort to move on from last year's controversy over the campus museum. But Rose boosters who are suing the university say they are not impressed. More
 


The Flying Trapeze Press presents:

Lloyd C. Engelbrecht’s comprehensive, two-volume biography of Moholy-Nagy, 866 pages plus DVD (ISBN: 978-0-615-32366-4)

Learn More Online.

 



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