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The Kress Foundation Awards a Grant to CAA to Support Fair-Use Guidelines
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The Samuel H. Kress Foundation has awarded CAA a start-up grant to support the development of a Code of Best Practices for Fair Use of Copyrighted Images in the Creation and Curation of Artworks and Scholarly Publishing in the Visual Arts. The project will address all areas of the visual arts and involve participants from the fields of art history, studio art, print and online publishing, art museums and related areas. More

WILLIAMSBURG HANDMADE OIL COLORS

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Appraisers Association Offers Discounted Registration to CAA Members for "On and Off the Road"
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The Appraisers Association of America, an affiliated society, invites CAA members to attend "On and Off the Road," an evening with America's most popular appraisers, to be held at the Grolier Club in New York on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Experts from television's Antiques Roadshow—Lee Dunbar, Kathleen Harwood, Daile Kaplan, Leigh Keno, Betty Krulik, Kevin Zavian, and Alasdair Nichol—will share their experiences on and off camera. More

October 12 Deadline to Apply for CAA Committee Service
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CAA invites members to apply for service on one of its nine innovative, productive Professional Interests, Practices, and Standards Committees, which address crucial issues in the visual arts and propose solutions that advance CAA's goals and the profession as a whole. Deadline: October 12, 2012. More

New Sennelier French Artists' Watercolors -
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November 10 Workshop for Artists in Columbus, Ohio
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CAA's next Professional-Development Workshop for Artists will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Columbus College of Art and Design. The one-day event, called "Art and Entrepreneurship in the Creative Community," will explore the necessity of entrepreneurship coexisting with creativity for those artists who strive to have their work seen and heard by a larger public. More

CAA Endorses Policy Paper from the American Association of Universities
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The CAA Board of Directors has endorsed a policy paper from the American Association of Universities, which proposes to the next presidential administration a detailed agenda for strengthening the partnership between the federal government and the nation's research universities as a means of fostering innovation, prosperity, and economic growth. More

Clark Fellowships 2012-2013

The Clark offers fellowships for scholars, critics, and curators working in the theory, history, and interpretation of the visual arts. Application deadline: November 1
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CAA's Response to the Closing of the Visual Arts Department at Emory University
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As a 14,000 member professional organization that promotes excellence in scholarship, teaching, and the practice of art history, criticism, and studio art, CAA regrets Emory University's recent decision to close its Visual Arts Department and to relocate tenured faculty members to other departments. More

Follow CAA on Twitter
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Follow CAA on Twitter to stay current with the organization's many programs and services. CAA's Twitter account also posts links to important news stories and feature articles on topics that matter to your professional life. More

New - MA in Art History

The School of Art also offers the following degree programs: MAE, MFA in Art, and PhD in Fine Arts with field of specialization in Art.  MORE




Register for CAA's Unconference on Digital Art History
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Register now for THATCamp CAA, an "unconference" on digital art history taking place on Monday and Tuesday, February 11–12, two days immediately preceding the 2013 Annual Conference in New York. More

Mira Schor and Janine Antoni at the 2013 Annual Conference
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The painter Mira Schor and the sculptor and multimedia artist Janine Antoni will participate in the Annual Artists' Interviews, taking place in ARTspace during the 2013 Annual Conference in New York. More

New from Getty Publications

Getty Publications produces award-winning titles that result from or complement the work of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute. These books cover a wide range of fields including art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities for both the general public and specialists. MORE


Help Fund CAA Travel Grants through Indiegogo
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Through the crowd-funding website Indiegogo, CAA seeks to raise $4,000 for sixteen additional travel grants for graduate students to attend the 2013 Annual Conference in New York. Please donate now and share this link with your friends and colleagues! More

Receive Career Advice and Feedback on Your Art
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As a CAA member, you have access to a diverse range of mentors at Career Services during the 101st Annual Conference, taking place February 13–16, 2013, in New York. All emerging, midcareer, and even advanced art professionals can benefit from one-on-one discussions with dedicated mentors about artists' portfolios, career-management skills, and professional strategies. More


CASVA Fellowships 2013-2014


CASVA fellowships support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts of any period or culture. Application deadlines: September 21 and October 15. MORE


Projectionists and Room Monitors Needed
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Working as a projectionist or room monitor at the 2013 Annual Conference in New York is a great way to save on conference expenses. All candidates must be US citizens or permanent US residents. CAA encourages students and emerging professionals—especially those in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut—to apply for service. Deadline: December 14, 2012. More

Priority Deadline for the Book and Trade Fair
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The priority deadline to secure booths and tables at the 2013 Annual Conference's Book and Trade Fair is Wednesday, October 31, 2012. Download the Exhibitor and Advertiser Prospectus for more information on how to exhibit. More

The Department of Art History at Virginia Commonwealth University presents:

“Traditions--IV," the 20th Symposium on Architectural History and the Decorative Arts, on Friday, November 16, 2012. For a brochure or information about registration, please visit traditions.art.vcu.edu.




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

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

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

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

FINE ARTS DOCTORAL PROGRAM

Texas Tech’s curriculum combines studies in music, theatre, and philosophy with a specialization emphasizing Critical Studies & Artistic Practice that examines diverse discourses in visual arts, explores transdisciplinary margins and disciplinary strengths, and supports a variety of professional goals. Doctoral students holding assistantships receive substantial reductions in tuition and fees. MORE:


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

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

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



Online, a Genome Project for the World of Art
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Any music fan knows that there are myriad ways to find new songs online: a scroll through digital playlists and streaming radio services like Pandora, which serve as musical recommendation engines. Likewise, Netflix subscribers are regularly showered with suggestions for, say, romantic comedies and horror films, based on previously viewed movies. But until now, there was no automated guidance for art lovers seeking discoveries online—no "If you like Jackson Pollock's No. 1, you may also enjoy Mark Rothko's No. 18." Enter Art.sy, a start-up whose public version went live on Monday. More

Publishers Settle Long-Running Lawsuit over Google's Book-Scanning Project
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After a seven-year legal battle, American publishers and Google have come to terms over the company's ambitious book-digitizing project. A settlement of the publishers' copyright-infringement lawsuit, announced last week by the Association of American Publishers and Google, "will provide access to publishers' in-copyright books and journals digitized by Google for its Google Library Project," according to the groups' statement, and "acknowledges the rights and interests of copyright-holders." Litigation over the book project continues, however, between a group of authors and Google. More

Appraising Art: The Definitive Guide

A comprehensive handbook covering appraisal methodology, legal guidelines, and fifty areas of the fine and decorative arts. Hudson Hills Press/Appraisers Association of America. Pre-publication $75.


Public Painting Quest Completed
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A mission to photograph all 210,000 oil paintings in public ownership in the United Kingdom has come to an end. The Public Catalogue Foundation has spent a decade photographing artworks in museums, galleries, universities, councils, and hospitals. Only around 20 percent are ever on show at once, but the entire collection is being made available on the BBC Your Paintings website. More

Your Right to Resell Your Own Stuff Is in Peril
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Tucked into the US Supreme Court's agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your grandmother's antique furniture to your iPhone 4. At issue in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons is the first-sale doctrine in copyright law, which allows you to buy and then sell things like electronics, books, artwork, and furniture, as well as CDs and DVDs, without getting permission from the copyright holder of those products. More

Research Fellowships in the Humanities

The Harry Ransom Center annually awards over 50 fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Application Deadline: February 1, 2013. MORE


Academic Motherhood
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Do colleges support professors who are mothers trying to balance their parental and professional responsibilities? Every few months, there is a debate prompted by a campus controversy or a new study. Two scholars of the issue have written a new book, Academic Motherhood: How Faculty Manage Work and Family, based on surveys, interviews, and extensive research. Inside Higher Ed talks to the authors: Kelly Ward of Washington State University and Lisa Wolf-Wendel from the University of Kansas. More

Dealers Slapped with Mandatory Code
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Aboriginal art dealers and galleries in Australia may soon be bound by legally enforceable standards of behavior designed to finally eliminate unethical conduct from the industry. Two years after the introduction of a code of conduct, a well-meaning but voluntary set of standards that failed to receive widespread support, the board overseeing the code wants the backing of the competition regulator to apply minimum standards of behavior. Ron Merkel, chairman of the Indigenous Art Code, said that mandatory regulations would return confidence to the sector at a critical time. More

Bard Graduate Center
Learning from Things


Our MA and PhD students learn from things—from those of the most exquisite aesthetic value to the ordinary objects of everyday life. MORE


Rothko Vandal Arrested over Defaced Painting
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If his aim was to get the world talking about him, then the obscure artist who has claimed responsibility for defacing a Mark Rothko painting worth tens of millions of pounds certainly succeeded. A man calling himself Vladimir Umanets claimed that he scrawled a message on the painting hanging in London's Tate Modern, but insisted he was "not a vandal" and had in fact added to the work's value. Little is known about his background, but he has posted extensive details online about his bizarre artistic manifesto known as "Yellowism." More

Research Libraries Increase Spending on Digital Materials
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Spending by research libraries appears to be rising, especially for digital materials, according to new data from the Association of Research Libraries. The data are part of the association's Library Investment Index, which ranks member libraries each year based on total library expenditures, salaries, and wages of professional staff, spending on library materials, and the number of professional and support staff. More


 



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