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October 18, 2019

Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art Announces Winner of 2019 Dedalus Foundation Graduate Research Essay Prize

Miriam Grotte-Jacobs, a PhD candidate in the history of art at Johns Hopkins University, has been awarded the 2019 Dedalus Foundation Graduate Research Essay Prize at the Archives of American Art. The prize recognizes original research by a graduate student that engages with the holdings of the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art and focuses on studies related to painting, sculpture, and the allied arts from 1940 to the present day.

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  • Matthew Simms, the Gerald and Bente Buck West Coast Collector, highlights the Eduardo Carrillo Papers, recently acquired by the Archives. The following essay was originally published in the Fall 2019 issue (vol. 58, no. 2) of the Archives of American Art Journal.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development Office Building, ca. 1968

Department of Housing and Urban Development Office Building, ca. 1968

A focused oral history initiative of interviews with twenty artists who produced major works of art for the Fine Arts or Art in Architecture program of the U.S. General Services Administration.