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Fall 2010 Art Journal Published
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The Fall 2010 issue of Art Journal, on the broad theme of "war and other disasters," features essays on David Smith, On Kawara, and contemporary ink painting, as well as artists' projects by Yun-Fei Ji, Kerry James Marshall, and Walid Raad. More

October Picks from the Committee on Women in the Arts
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Read this month's list of recommended exhibitions and events related to feminist art and scholarship, produced by CAA's Committee on Women in the Arts. More



Recent Deaths in the Arts
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CAA recognizes the lives and achievements of the artists, scholars, and other important figures in the visual arts that have recently passed away. More

Friday Deadline to Apply for Service on a CAA Committee
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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

Join the Meiss Book-Grant Jury
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CAA seeks two individuals to apply by October 15 for service on the jury for the Millard Meiss Publication Fund, which offers grants that support new books in art history. More



2011 Annual Conference Website Goes Live
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The new CAA conference website publishes important details on the upcoming 99th Annual Conference and Centennial Kickoff, to be held in February 2011 in New York. More

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

Clark Fellowships 2011-2012

The Clark offers fellowships for scholars, critics, and curators working in the theory, history, and interpretation of the visual arts. Application deadline: November 1, 2010.
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Artists Invited to Participate in an Open-Portfolio Event
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The Services to Artists Committee invites artist members to participate in ARTexchange, an open forum for sharing work at the 2011 Annual Conference in New York. More

Projectionists and Room Monitors Needed for New York
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Working as a projectionist or room monitor at the 2011 Annual Conference in New York is a great way to save on conference expenses. More



CAA supports the activities, programs, and publications of its many affiliated societies. Here is a selection of listings from this month's Affiliated Society News.

Association of Historians of American Art
The Association of Historians of American Art is offering a travel grant to cover CAA Annual Conference expenses up to $500 for an ABD student of historical art of the United States who will travel to New York to participate in the program.

Japan Art History Forum
The Japan Art History Forum has awarded its eight annual Chino Kaori Memorial Book Prize to Christina Striker of the University of California, Irvine.

Pacific Arts Association
At the upcoming CAA Annual Conference, the Pacific Arts Association will present "Documenting Oceania after the Twentieth Century," a session on how artists and scholars document contemporary Pacific identities through expressive forms such as social documentary film, the internet, the museum, and poetry.

Society for Photographic Education
Student members of the Society for Photographic Education can apply online for scholarships to offset the cost of attending the 2011 national conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Society of North American Goldsmiths
The Society of North American Goldsmiths and Hoover and Strong have joined to create the Harmony Jewelry Design Competition, named after Harmony Metals, the environmentally sustainable metals from Hoover and Strong.



Obama Shows His Support for National Arts and Humanities Month
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President Obama officially kicked off National Arts and Humanities Month by issuing a proclamation in which he stated that "American artists, historians, and philosophers have helped enable us to find our common humanity." More

Fisk University Files New Plan to Sell Share in Stieglitz Collection
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Fisk University has drafted a new plan to sell a $30 million share in its art collection to an Arkansas museum, hoping that this time the court will sign off on the deal. Documents filed with a Nashville chancery court attempt to remove provisions that had raised alarms — including language that could have allowed the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art to slowly buy up the entire $73 million art collection if Fisk was unable to pay its share of the upkeep. More

Artists Explore Concept of "Free Time" in Lecture Series
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What is "free time"? Joe Scanlan, director of the Program in Visual Arts at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University, found himself pondering this question during the recent recession, when discussion about free time was particularly prevalent. The Lewis Center is undertaking an examination of the topic this fall as it presents a lecture series that will illuminate how people acknowledge and value free time. More

For Students Nearing PhDs, Scant Hope in Tight Market
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Although the faculty-job market is notoriously tough, many graduate students are braving it with just a few dissertation chapters in hand — works very much in progress. The strategy, once reasonable, is now a long shot in some social-science and humanities disciplines. In today's market, there is more competition than ever from recent PhDs, tenure-track professors looking to upgrade, experienced postdocs, and visiting professors with plenty of teaching credentials. More



Montana Woman Takes Crowbar to Disputed Artwork in Colorado
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A woman armed with a crowbar entered the Loveland Museum/Gallery and destroyed a controversial exhibit that some said shows Jesus Christ engaged in a sex act. The Misadventures of Romantic Cannibals, by Stanford University's Enrique Chagoya, has been the subject of a week's worth of protests by those who claim it is blasphemy. More

What Passes for a Raise Today
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Several universities are hoping one-time bonuses will be enough to retain faculty during a period of economic uncertainty. The decision reflects a tension that's spreading across higher education, where administrators and trustees are grappling with how to end two or three years of stagnant wages without building permanent salary hikes into budgets that are still being slashed. More

Artists Rally to Defend Islamic Center
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While politicians and some clergymen continue to rail against the so-called Ground Zero mosque, there has been little acknowledgment of the fact that artists' studios and exhibition spaces are an integral part of the proposed 13-floor Islamic community center. Now artists are rallying to defend the project. More

Criticism Flies After State Eases Ban on Art Sales
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When the New York State Board of Regents met last month to consider making permanent a set of temporary regulations that bar the sale of artwork by museums to cover expenses, approval was widely considered a fait accompli. Instead the regents voted to let the regulations expire. More
 


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