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Museums Advocacy Day
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CAA is a partner in the upcoming Museum Advocacy Day, scheduled for February 27–28, 2012, in Washington, DC. Registration for the event, which takes place the week after CAA's conference in Los Angeles, is open now. More



Williamsburg offers one of the most extensive lines of handmade oil paints anywhere, including our famous Italian Earth, Cadmium and Cobalt colors lines. Guided by our passion for beauty in paint, each color is ground to accentuate the beauty and luminosity specific to that particular pigment.


Limited-Edition Prints by Contemporary Artists
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CAA currently offers five limited-edition prints that help support its programs and services. Among the works are a politically incisive lithograph by Willie Cole, a clever, playful editioned work by Buzz Spector, and a pair of prints by Kiki Smith using photogravure, aquatint, etching, and drypoint. More

Quote for Hope
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If CAA members receive a quote on automobile, home, or renter's insurance from Liberty Mutual, a CAA membership partner, by November 30, 2011, the company will donate $5 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure to support the fight against breast cancer. More

Low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at AULA

Our nationally ranked program is devoted to the education of literary artists, community engagement and the pursuit of social justice. Learn more about concentrations in Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Writing for Young People; cross-genre and dual genre options; and our Post-MFA Certificate in the Teaching of Creative Writing by visiting www.antiochla.edu/MFA.


Member Access to ACLS Humanities E-Book
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As a benefit of individual and institutional membership, CAA offers discounts on digital subscriptions to ACLS Humanities E-Book, a collection of more than 3,300 cross-searchable, full-text titles in the humanities and related social sciences—including many CAA monographs. More



Conference Information and Registration Is in the Mail
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This week CAA will begin mailing Conference Information and Registration, which provides important details, deadlines, and directions for attending the 100th Annual Conference in Los Angeles, to all individual and institutional members. Look for it soon, or visit the continually updated conference website. More

In the Wake of the Global Turn, November 4-5

In the Wake of the Global Turn, November 4-5 The 2011 Clark Conference will ask what a critical shift towards the "global" has and could mean for the discipline of art history, and what challenges and possibilities it could pose.
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Friday Deadline for the Book and Trade Fair
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This Friday, October 28, is the priority deadline for applications for Book and Trade Fair booths and tabletops at the 2012 Annual Conference in Los Angeles. Make your reservation now to help ensure prominent placement for your company or organization. The final deadline is December 9, 2011. More

Sign Up for Annual Conference Mentoring
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As a CAA member, you have access to a diverse range of mentors during Career Services at the Annual Conference. All emerging, midcareer, and even advanced professionals in the visual arts may benefit from one-on-one discussions with dedicated mentors about artists’ portfolios, career-management skills, and job-hunting strategies. More



Register for a Professional Development Workshop
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CAA offers helpful workshops on job hunting, portfolio and résumé preparation, and other important career-oriented topics at the Los Angeles conference. Enroll now to reserve your place in one or more of them. More



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.

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.

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

$1000 Oil Paint Grant

VASARI Classic Artists’ Oil Colors™
1. Bio
2. 3 images of oil paintings
3. 500 words or less essay: Does robust color make for more successful painting?
4. Email by 12/31/11. Twelve available this year. Click


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.

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.

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



Artists Sue Christie's and Sotheby's for "Resale Royalties"
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What do the New York painter Chuck Close, the Los Angeles artist Laddie John Dill, and the estate of the Los Angeles sculptor Robert Graham have in common? They are lead plaintiffs in a pair of class-action lawsuits recently filed against the New York operations of Sotheby's and Christie's, alleging that the auction houses violated the California Resale Royalty Act. More

PhD for Working Art Professionals

IDSVA offers a PhD in philosophy and theory for artists and creative scholars. Study includes residencies at the Venice Biennale, Paris, and NYC, plus distance-learning.
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The Smithsonian and New-York Historical Society Race to Preserve Occupy Wall Street's Art and Artifacts
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The Occupy Wall Street protests are already making for a historical movement—and museums aren't about to let that moment slip away from them. Major historical institutions, including the New-York Historical Society and the Smithsonian Museum of American History, have been sending representatives to the protests to collect ephemera for preservation, assembling the building blocks for future exhibitions on the movement's impact. More

Cleaning Acrylics
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On a museum time scale, acrylic paints are still new. They were invented in the late 1940s, and the first wave of acrylic paintings in museum collections is now between fifty and sixty years old. In the past decade, conservation scientists realized they needed to learn how to clean these modern materials. More

Embodied Fantasies: International Conference 2011

SVA. 28-30 October: Transdisciplinary conference hosting scholars and artists from the fields of architecture, art history, visual art, history of science and psychology among others.
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Weighing In on the Drying of Oils
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For several days now the painting was on fire. Not a literal one—no flames or smoke wafting into the air, no one scurrying to find a fire extinguisher. Rather it was a slow, barely perceptible simmering under the surface as unsaturated fatty acids reacted with oxygen in a process frequently described as a form of "flameless combustion" or, in more technical terms, "autoxidation." More

Job Seeking in the United States: Applications Advice for Academics
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Like many people, I'm watching jobs evaporate right before my very eyes, so while completing a postdoc in the United States, I thought it wise to keep track of the academic job opportunities here—it is the alleged land of plenty after all. More



The MFA in Art offered by the Meadows School of the Arts/SMU gives graduate students the time, resources and support necessary to make great art. MORE


Art Rules: The Things They Don't Teach You in Art School
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As I live through the third recession to take place during my career in the art world I've been reflecting on the value of an education in the arts. In his 1762 novel, Emile, Jean Jacques Rousseau sought to design the perfect educational program for the raising of universal citizens. Does such a thing exist in art education? Let me suggest some rules for young artists and curators to live by that are not taught in art school. More

Should a New Tech-Innovation Agency Be Created?
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Today, most of the education world is focusing on how No Child Left Behind might change with the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). As the Senate Education Committee prepares to mark up ESEA, another under-the-radar amendment is also being considered—one that has historical ties to the Department of Defense. It's called ARPA-Ed, and it stands for the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Education, a program President Obama proposed at the beginning of the year. More

Lecture Series at Michigan State University
The Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University is pleased to announce our 2011 – 2012 Guest Lecture Series participants. Held annually, the series invites twenty artists, scholars, and critics to campus. Associated programming includes: panel discussions, workshops, exhibitions, and studio visits with graduate & undergraduate students.  more


Guggenheim Abu Dhabi on Hold
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Construction of the vast, 24,000-square-meter Guggenheim museum planned for Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi has been put on hold after the emirate decided not to award the contract to do the work. The museum, designed by Frank Gehry, is one of four new institutions planned for a cultural district on the island. It was originally aiming for a 2013 opening, but recently this date was revised to 2015. More
 


George Fischoff presents Gauguin/ Savage Light

An exciting one person performance of the journey to greatness of the immortal French artist Paul Gauguin!

Read the NY Times Review

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