Senior Fellowships

The Dedalus Foundation’s Senior Fellowship program is intended to encourage and support critical and historical studies of modern art and modernism.

Under this program, fellowships are awarded to writers and scholars who have demonstrated their abilities through previous accomplishments and who are not currently matriculated for academic degrees. Applicants must be citizens of the United States. Fellowship stipends vary according to the needs of the specific project, with a maximum of $30,000.

 

 

Inquiries may be directed to fellowships@dedalusfoundation.org

 

Show Application Requirements

Recipients

2014

2014

Andrew M. Shanken

The Diagram in the City

2013

2013

Abigail McEwen

Revolutionary Horizons: Art and Polemics in 1950s Cuba

2012

2012

Adrian Sudhalter

Tristan Tzara’s Dadaglobe (1920-21), Reconstructed

2011

2011

Vanda Krefft

Lone Master of the Movies

2010

2010

Bruce Altshuler

Salon to Biennial: Exhibitions that Made Art History, Volume 2: 1960-2002

2009

2009

William Camfield

Francis Picabia (1879-1953) A Catalogue Raisonné

2008

2008

Wendy Lesser

Shostakovich and His Quartets: The Private Legacy of a Public Artist

2007

2007

William Camfield

Francis Picabia (1879-1953) A Catalogue Raisonné

2006

2006

Joan Rothfuss

The Unexpected Is Not A Threat: A Critical Biography of Charlotte Moorman

2005

2005

Catherine Craft

An Audience of Artists: Dada Artists and Viewers in New York, 1946-1969

Rhonda Garelick

Antigone in Vogue: The Theatrical Work of Coco Chanel

2004

2004

Jonathan Fineberg

When We Were Young: The Art of the Child

2003

2003

Christine Poggi

Modernity as Trauma: The Cultural Politics of Italian Futurism

2002

2002

Debra Balken

Harold Rosenberg and the Fate of American Art

Rochelle Gurstein

Modernism, The Avant-Garde, and Mass Culture: The Case of Harold Rosenberg

2001

2001

Lauren Weingarden

Reflections on Baudelairean Modernity

2000

2000

Paul Mattick

The Rationalization of Art: A Study in Modernism

Gary Shapiro

Archaeologies of Vision: Thinking and Seeing from Nietzsche to Foucault

1999

1999

Matthew Affron

Fernand Léger and the Spectacle of Objects

1998

1998

Thomas Cripps

Race and Modernism: A Paradox in the Berlin Olympiade of 1936 and its Film Homage, Olympia

Nancy Locke

Structures of Cubist Sculpture

Senior Fellowship Application Requirements

Please submit the following information to us as a single PDF, using Times New Roman, 12pt. typeface. Applications should not be larger than 10 MB, and should be emailed to fellowships@dedalusfoundation.org prior to September 15 (deadline extended to October 1, 5 pm (EST). If you do not receive confirmation of our receiving your application within 10 days, please contact us.

 

 

Applicant Information

Name

Email

Phone Number

Address

Current Professional Position (Title/Affiliation)

 

Project Information

Title or Nature of Proposed Project

Brief Description of Project (150 word limit)

Work Completed to Date (400 word limit)

Project Statement: Provide a brief statement (2,000 word limit) describing your proposed project. Address its significance for the general understanding of modern art and modernism. Indicate where the research and writing are to be undertaken and expectations of publication of the results.

 

Budget Statement

The fellowship is for a maximum of $30,000Please create a simple budget with the following line items: Living Expenses, Travel, Research, Other (specify), Total.

 

  
Biography

Biographical Statement: Provide a brief statement (750 word limit) describing your background, preparation, relevant experience and particular interests.

 

Curriculum Vitae: Provide your Curriculum Vitae, including publications you have authored.

 

Conclude this section with a statement verifying that you are a U.S. Citizen

 

References
Provide the names, phone numbers and email addresses for three referees.

 

Please instruct your referees to submit their letters directly to the Dedalus Foundation by October 1. Letters may be emailed as PDFs to fellowships@dedalusfoundation.org.