Appel à candidature : « Drs. Thomas and Marika Herskovic Essay Prize 2013 »

The prize: A $1000  award, supported by Drs. Thomas M. and Marika Herskovic, that recognizes outstanding scholarship by a graduate student on a topic related to Abstract Expressionism. This may be an essay on a single artist, a study of a group or regional school, Abstract Expressionism’s theoretical, philosophical or aesthetic constructs, the movement’s ramifications for other developments in modern art, or its cross-cultural stimuli. Submissions will be judged by an advisory committee including members of Stony Brook University’s Department of Art, Art History and Art Criticism.

Eligibility: Any student enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in Art History, American Studies, or another discipline to which Abstract Expressionism is relevant. Proof of student status must accompany the submission. Entries from outside the United States are welcome.

Criteria: The essay must be a previously unpublished research paper, Written in English, of 5 ­6,000 Words (ZO-25 pages) in length, including notes. Original research, seminar papers, and chapters from dissertations or masters theses, completed or in progress, are eligible. A maximum of 10 illustrations may be included, and must accompany the manuscript; all relevant infomation regarding sources and copyright status of illustrations must be included in the

How to submit: Send five copies of the manuscript, five copies of your c.v., and one copy of a letter from your department chair or graduate advisor verifying your status, to:

Herskovíc Essay Prize Competition
Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
830 Springs-Fireplace Road
East Hampton, NY 11937-1512 USA

When to submit: All entries must be postmarked by July 1, 2013
Winners will be notified by October 1, 2013.

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