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Renew Your Membership before a January 1 Dues Increase
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From now until the end of 2010, CAA is allowing members to renew their membership at the current rate before dues increase on January 1. More

caa.reviews Requests Dissertation Titles for Annual List
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caa.reviews is accepting PhD dissertation titles, both completed and in progress, from schools and departments for the 2011 list. More

The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque Hosts a Workshop for Artists
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The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque will host a CAA National Professional-Development Workshop for Artists, called "Professionalizing Your Practice," on Saturday, October 9, 2010. More



CAA's Committees Need Your Expertise
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CAA invites you to join one of its nine innovative, productive Professional Interests, Practices, and Standards Committees, which address crucial issues in the visual arts. More

Two Members Needed for Meiss Book-Grant Jury
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CAA seeks two individuals to serve on the jury for the Millard Meiss Publication Fund, which offers grants that support new books in art history, through June 30, 2014. More



2011 Annual Conference Website Goes Live
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Preliminary information about the upcoming 99th Annual Conference and Centennial Kickoff has been published on the new conference website. More

Register for the Conference and Book Your Hotel Room
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Register for the New York conference before December 11, 2010, to take advantage of discounted rates. You may also reserve your room now at one of three conference hotels. 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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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

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 recognizes the professional achievements of its members in a monthly website section called Member News.

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members
See when and where CAA members are exhibiting their art, and view images of their work.

Books Published by CAA Members
Publishing a book is a major milestone for artists and scholars. Browse a list of recent titles by CAA members.

Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members
Check out details on recent exhibitions organized by CAA members who are also curators.

People in the News
This section lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three areas: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations.

Grants, Awards, and Honors
CAA recognizes its members for their professional achievements, be it a grant, fellowship, residency, book prize, honorary degree, or related award.

Institutional News
Read about the latest news from CAA institutional members.



An Elaborate Ranking of Doctoral Programs Makes Its Long-Awaited Debut
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The American doctoral program with the longest median time-to-degree is the music program at Washington University in St. Louis: 16.3 years. That's just one of a quarter million data points that appear in the National Research Council's new report on doctoral education in the US. More

Lost Tax Break for Artists Donations "Robs" US, Lawmaker Says
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Ninety lawmakers are co-sponsoring legislation introduced by Representative John Lewis of Georgia, and 23 senators are backing Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont's measure to change the tax code so that artists can take a deduction for the fair market value of their work when they donate it to a museum, as collectors do. More

Color Preferences Determined by Experience
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Yellow or pink flowers? The green or blue sweater? From cars to furniture to iPods, we make decisions about color all the time. Now, scientists are starting to figure out why we like the hues we do. More

How NOT to Approach a Curator
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The first year after opening Hotcakes was a blur. Locally, the gallery was getting a ton of great press, and after being a part of the Stray Show, Thomas Blackman's more adventurous satellite fair during Art Chicago, artists started coming out of the woodwork to show at the gallery. One to five artists, from all over the world, would contact me every day. Needless to say, it was totally overwhelming, and artists continually found new and creative ways to overstep every possible boundary. More



Tensions Flare Over Handling of Holocaust Art Claims
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Groups representing museums in the US and groups advocating for the restitution of Nazi war loot say they have the same goal: to identify and restore looted art to its owners or their heirs. But how to achieve that goal has become a source of rising tension between the Jewish claims community and the American museum community. Among the issues that divide them are what exactly constitutes Holocaust art loot, who should adjudicate claims, and where and how final rulings should be made. But the major source of contention is the claims community's charge that museums are deliberately thwarting justice by wriggling out of ethical obligations through cynical legal maneuvers. More

Just a Click Away: Italian Masterpieces Go Online
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Imagine being so close to Botticelli's Venus that you can see the strands of her blond hair, the shades of pink in her cheeks, the cracks in the centuries-old paint. That sensation is now just a click away. An Italian company put online high-resolution images of The Birth of Venus and five other masterpieces from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, including works by Caravaggio and Leonardo. More

NEA Chief: Arts Jobs as Crucial as Others
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President Barack Obama's colorful and controversial point man for the arts—alligator boots and all—touched down in Columbus to meet and rally the creative community. Rocco Landesman's message: Creative jobs in orchestras, in theaters, and behind easels are just as legitimate and worthy of taxpayer support as those in health care, road construction, and other professions. More

From Picassos to Sarcophagi, Guided by Phone Apps
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Walk into a crowded museum, and what do you see? People with cameras or cellphones snapping pictures of people looking at objects. The artwork, document or fossil is a tourist site; the photograph is our souvenir. And the looking—for which museums were created—becomes a memory before it has even begun. More
 


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