The grants listed below were awarded between July 1, 2008, and December 31, 2008.
Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 19451980
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California. For research and planning for the exhibition Searching for Peace, Post-WWII Innovations in Clay. $141,000
Filmforum, Inc., Los Angeles, California. For research and planning for an exhibition on experimental film and video art in Southern California from 1957 to 1980. $118,000
Friends, the Foundation of the California African American Museum, Los Angeles, California. For research and planning for the exhibition Places of Validation, Art and Progression at the California African American Museum.
Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation, California. For research and planning for the exhibition Exchange and Evolution: World Wide Video / Long Beach, in collaboration with the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach. $175,000
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California. For research and planning for the exhibition Phenomenal: California Light and Space. $225,000
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California. For research and planning for the exhibition Circa 1969: California Art on the Cusp. $175,000
Otis Art Institute (Otis College of Art and Design), Los Angeles, California. For research and planning for the exhibition A Public Center of One's Own: The Woman's Building's Contribution to the Arts in Los Angeles. $130,000
Pomona College, Claremont, California. For research and planning of the exhibition The Shock of the New at Pomona College: 19691973 at the Pomona College Museum of Art. $190,000
Regents of the University of California, Oakland. For research and planning of the exhibition The Ranch House: Cliff May's Designs for Modern Living at the University Art Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara. $140,000
Santa Monica Museum of Art, California. For research and planning for an exhibition surveying the art of Beatrice Wood. $145,000
Scripps College, Claremont, California. For research and planning of the exhibition Clay Reconsidered: Ceramics in Southern California, 19451980 at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. $175,000
Fund for New Orleans
Louisiana Museum Foundation, New Orleans. For conservation of the collections of the Louisiana State Museum. $200,000
Panel Paintings Initiative
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. For training and treatment related to the conservation of Adam and Eve by Albrecht Dürer in the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain. $134,000
State Art Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark. For a needs assessment survey of the field of panel painting conservation in Europe and the United States. DKK 1,331,000
American Academy in Rome, New York. For the arrangement and description of the Photographic Archive. $200,000
American Research Center in Sofia, Ithaca, New York. For art history library acquisitions. $100,000
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. For the publication series Objects/Histories: Critical Perspectives on Art, Material Culture, and Representation. $100,000
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary. For the preparation of a catalogue of the 15th- and 16th-century German drawings collection. 100,000
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas. For the Documents of 20th-Century Latin American and Latino Art: A Digital Archives and Publications Project. $150,000
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. For the publication The Corpus of the Mosaics of Turkey. $150,000
Soprintendenza Speciale per il Patrimonio Storico, Artistico ed Etnoantropologico per il Polo Museale della Città di Roma, Italy. For the preparation of a catalogue of the sculpture collections of the Museo Nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia.
Stadt Dessau-Rosslau, Germany. For the preparation of a catalogue of the 15th- and 16th-century German drawings collection in the Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie Dessau. €93,000
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. For the publication of the catalogue Nineteenth-Century European Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. $100,000
Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany. For the preparation of a catalogue of the Northern European medieval collection in the Skulpturensammlung of the Bode-Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. $200,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlington. For the preparation of a catalogue of the Islamic illustrated manuscripts in the Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library in Patna, India. $100,000
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England. For the publication of a catalogue of the French furniture collection. $50,000
Visual Resources Association Foundation, Irvine, California. For the project Cataloguing Cultural Objects. $26,400
Achi Verein, Zurich, Switzerland. For a pilot conservation training program at the ancient fortress and monastery at Wanla, Lower Ladakh, India. $120,000
Beth Sholom Synagogue Preservation Foundation, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Beth Sholom Synagogue Building. $75,000
Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, Monterey, California. For the implementation of a conservation plan for the Royal Presidio Chapel. $100,000
Ennis House Foundation, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Ennis House. $73,000
Escuela Nacional de Conservación Restauración y Museografía, Coyoacán, Mexico. For equipment and library acquisitions for a new postgraduate course in photographic conservation. $50,000
Friends of the Coptic Museum, Cairo, Egypt. For a conservation survey of the manuscripts collection. $100,000
George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. For a conservation survey of the daguerreotypes of Albert Sands Southworth and Josiah Johnson Hawes at the George Eastman House; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. $150,000
Historic Royal Palaces, East Molesey, Surrey, England. For the implementation of a conservation plan for the White Tower of the Tower of London. £75,000
Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the City Palace Complex. $75,000
Obispado de Huacho, Lima, Peru. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Chapel of San Cristóbal de Rapaz. $64,000
Opera di Santa Croce, Florence, Italy. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the frescoes and wall paintings by Giotto in the Church of Santa Croce. $75,000
Ormylia Foundation, Greece. For treatment and research related to the conservation of post-Byzantine textiles from the Monastery of Simonos Petra at Mount Athos. $100,000
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania. For a conservation residency related to the treatment of St. Francis Confronts the Antichrist by Cristóbal de Villalpando. $100,000
Project Restore, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for wall paintings in Los Angeles City Hall. $73,000
Society for College and University Planning, Ann Arbor, Michigan. For dissemination of the results of the Getty Foundation's Campus Heritage Preservation Initiative. $307,000
Transylvanian Reformed Church District, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. For the implementation of a conservation plan for the Reformed Church. $200,000
University College London, England. For the preparation of an archaeological site management plan for the State Archaeological Park of Ancient Merv, Turkmenistan. $73,000
University of Cincinnati Foundation, Ohio. For an interdisciplinary study related to the conservation and presentation of a video wall by Nam June Paik. $75,000
University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Old Library. 47,000
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England. For the symposium "Crossing Borders: The Conservation, Science, and Material Culture of East Asian Lacquer." £38,000
Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the plaster ceiling of the 19th-century exhibit hall. $75,000
Autry National Center of the American West, Los Angeles, California. For the interpretive project Open Collections. $200,000
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For the interpretive project The Warhol: Timeweb at the Andy Warhol Museum. $150,000
The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Washington, D.C. For a strategic planning initiative. $100,000
National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, Inc., Washington, D.C. For the National Native Museum Training Program. $125,000
National Committee for the History of Art, Inc., Williamstown, Massachusetts.
For international scholars and students to attend the 2009, 2010, and 2011 College Art Association annual meetings. $144,000
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, D.C. For the Los Angeles Preservation Fund. $100,000
Organization of World Heritage Cities, Quebec, Canada. For participants from developing countries and Central and Eastern Europe to attend the 10th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities in Quito, Ecuador. $75,000
The following residential fellowships were awarded for research at the Getty Center. Residency periods vary based on research needs.
Getty Research Institute
Onians, John. University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. Untitled. $52,900
Schuster, Peter-Klaus. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Germany. The State Museums of Berlin in the Years 19331945." $44,473
Nygren, Edward J. Independent Scholar, Brookline, Massachusetts. "The Letters of James Ward, R. A. (17691859)." $7,903
Baumgarten, Jens. Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil. $6,762
Desmas, Anne-Lise. Université Paris SorbonneParis IV, France. $86,000
Library Research Grants
Residency periods for the following grants vary based on research needs.
Ayala, Matías. Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile. "Enrique Lihn, 19731988." $2,500
Berkowitz, Michael. University College London, England. "The Jewish Engagement with Photography, 18431967." $2,500
Bugajski, Jill Elaine. Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. "Places Impossible and Fantastic: Cold War Monumentality and Its East-West Network." $1,000
Burriel, Luis. School of Architecture of Madrid, Spain. "Saint-Pierre of Firminy-Vert: The Building as an Objet à Réaction Poétique." $2,300
Curley, John Joseph. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
"The Art That Came in from the Cold." $1,000
Ehninger, Eva Martina. Goethe Universitšt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. "Strategies of Interpretation–An Examination of the Correspondence between Artists and Critics of Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting."
Ferando, Christina Rosanna. Columbia University, New York. "Staging Neoclassicism: Exhibitions of Antonio Canova's Sculptures." $2,500
Gefter, Philip Harry. Independent Scholar, New York. "Sam Wagstaff: The Man Who Made Mapplethorpe." $1,000
Ghoche, Ralph. Columbia University, New York. "Ornament, Aesthetic Theory and Expressive Signs: Victor Ruprich-Robert and Architecture Culture in Second Empire France." $1,000
Gossart, Séverine Marie-Emilie. Université de Paris 1Panthéon-Sorbonne; France/Columbia University, New York. "To Each His Own: Marcel Duchamp's Critical Reception in France and in the United States in the 1960s1970s."
Holzaepfel, John. Independent Scholar, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. "A Musical and Intellectual Biography of David Tudor (19261996)." $1,000
Koering, Elise. Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France.
"Jean Badovici–Eileen Gray." $2,500
Kutukcuoglu, Burcu. Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. "Research on Jean Badovici: Publications and Papers." $2,500
Laidlaw, Anne. Independent Scholar, Baltimore, Maryland. "Research for a Comprehensive Monograph on the House of Sallust in Pompeii." $1,000
Mill, Alister. Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England. "Alfred Philippe Roll (1846–1919): The Career of a Third Republic Salon Painter." $2,340
Nakai, Yu. The University of Tokyo, Japan. "Analysis of the Manner of Operation of David Tudor's Electronic Music." $2,500
Saindon, Brent Allen. University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "Displaying Culture in Art: Daniel Libeskind's Negotiation of Public Concerns in His 'Between the Lines' Project Designs." $1,000
Sica, Beatrice. New York University. "'Magical Italy': The Italian Fantastic, French Surrealism, and the Debate Over Italian National Identity in the Fascist Period." $1,000
Sik, Sarah Joy. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. "François-Rupert Carabin and His Artistic Circle." $1,000
Simonds, Sylvie Laura. McGill University, Montreal, Canada. "Hypnagogically Seeing Carolee Schneemann's Kinetic Theater Work." $2,500
Sorkin, Jennifer M. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. "Live Form: Gender and the Performance of Craft, 1940–1970." $1,000
Stephan, Erik. Städtische Museen Jena, Kunstsammlung, Germany. "Walter Dexel: Correspondence." $2,340
Tapfer, Marie-Luise Margarethe. Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
"Bernhard A. Boehmer, a Dealer of 'Degenerate Art' in the Third Reich. A Biography." $2,500
Thomas, Julian Philip. University of Huddersfield, England. "The Performance Practice of Indeterminate Piano Music by John Cage and Christian Wolff."
Thomas, Valerie. Musée de l'Ecole de Nancy, France. "Emile Gallé's Archives."
Waters, Michael John. New York University. "Stampe Licentiose: Prints of Architectural Details and the Renaissance Anti-Canon." $1,000
146 matching grants totalling $166,728 were awarded.