CAA Reveals 2014 Awards, With T. J. Demos Taking Frank Jewett Mather Honors

(Courtesy Duke University Press)

(Courtesy Duke University Press)

The College Art Association announced that scholar T. J. Demos has won the 2014 Frank Jewett Mather Award, its annual prize for art criticism, for his 2013 book The Migrant Image: The Art and Politics of Documentary During Global Crisis, writing that it “eloquently analyzes contemporary art that engages the current political reality of continual humanitarian crises while maintaining an open-ended appeal to the imagination.”

CAA also announced its other annual awards, which follow below:

— Yvonne Rainer, Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement
— John Berger, Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art
— Kay Rosen, Artist Award for Distinguished Body of Work
— Margaretta M. Lovell and W. J. T. Mitchell, Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award
— Reni Gower, Distinguished Teaching of Art Award
— Lorraine O’Grady, Distinguished Feminist Award
— Yukio Lippit, Charles Rufus Morey Book Award
— Jeff L. Rosenheim, Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award
— Peter C. Sturman and Susan S. Tai, Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums, Libraries, Collections, and Exhibitions
— Sascha Scott, Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize
— Glenn Wharton, CAA/Heritage Preservation Award for Distinction in Scholarship and Conservation

Full citations are available on the association’s website.

CAA Reveals 2014 Awards, With T. J. Demos Taking Frank Jewett Mather Honors