ANN: The Met’s Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art Launches Digital Archive Initiative

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art has launched the Digital Archives Initiative (DAI), a new project developed through partnerships with institutions and artists’ estates worldwide, and in collaboration with the Museum’s Digital Department. Through the initiative, rare documents and materials related to modern art that are largely unknown or inaccessible are made available online. The first DAI collection, made possible through a partnership with the Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, is Vincenc Kramář’s unpublished notes on one of Pablo Picasso’s first solo exhibitions outside France—at Heinrich Thannhauser’s Moderne Galerie in Munich in 1913, now available at: www.metmuseum.org/LauderDAI

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STIP: Fellowships in Modern Art, New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Application deadline: Nov 2, 2018

Founded in April 2013, the Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art is a leading center for scholarship on modern art. The first such institution dedicated exclusively to the study of modernism within an encyclopedic museum, the Research Center makes critical contributions to the field through its fellowships for emerging as well as senior scholars and its robust program of lectures, workshops, exhibitions, publications, and research projects. While maintaining a special focus on the study of Cubism and its enduring impact, the Research Center encourages new directions in the broader field of modernism. Continue reading “STIP: Fellowships in Modern Art, New York”

Apply Now: Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art

Deadline for all application materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendation: November 3, 2017, 5:00 p.m. (ET)

Founded in the spring of 2013, The Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art is a leading center for scholarship on modern art with a focus on Cubism and aims, through its various programs, to make critical contributions to the study of twentieth-century art. Continue reading “Apply Now: Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art”