Unknown (Persian, Safavid, Shiraz), Majnun in the wilderness, surrounded by animals (from a Khamsa of Nizami manuscript), ca. 1560, opaque watercolor on paper, heightened with gold, Bequest of Mrs. Horace W. Frost. (91.15.58)._x1200

WCMA Wins Three 2013 NEMA Publication Awards!

WCMA is a winner in the 2013 New England Museum Association Publication Award Competition!

In the Exhibition Catalogue category, Sol LeWitt: The Well-Tempered Grid won First Place. Project Director: Kathryn Price, Designer: Diane Gottardi. The fully-illustrated catalog includes three essays; “The Well-Tempered Grid: On Sol LeWitt and Music” by Charles W. “Mark” Haxthausen, exhibition curator and Williams Professor of Art history; “Between Wall & Paper: Rethinking LeWitt’s Wall Drawings” by Christianna Bonin; and “Gridding the Subject: Sol LeWitt’s Autobiography” by Erica DiBenedetto. To purchase the book call the WCMA shop at 413.597.3233.


In the Invitation category, Asco Elite of the Obscure won First Place. Project Director: Suzanne Silitch, Designer: David Edge.

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In the Websites category, the Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art web module won Honorable Mention. Project Director: Elizabeth Gallerani, Designer: Durable Goods Design.

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