25 February 2013

Claudia Calirman wins Arvey Book Award

"Brazilian Art Under Dictatorship" wins Arvey Book Award

AICA-USA member Claudia Calirman's book "Brazilian Art under Dictatorship: Antonio Manuel, Artur Barrio, and Cildo Meireles" has received the Twelfth Annual Arvey Book Award for best book of the year from the Association of Latin American Art (ALAA).

 The Association of Latin American Art, which is an affiliate of the College Art Association, presented their award to Calirman in February 2013 at the annual meeting of the College Art Association in New York City.

 Claudia Calirman is assistant professor in the Department of Art & Music at the City University of New York. Her expertise is in Latin American art, modern art, contemporary art and curatorial studies. She has lectured on the collections of MoMA, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and was the 2008-09 Leman Visiting Scholar of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University.

Headquartered in New York, AICA-USA's membership comprises over 400 critics, curators, scholars, and art historians working throughout the United States.

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