Clark Exhibition Catalogues Receive 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards

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WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s exhibition catalogues Picasso Looks at Degas and Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450-1850 have been recognized in the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards. In the Fine Art category, Picasso Looks at Degas was awarded the silver medal, and Eye to Eye received the bronze. Books are judged on content, originality, design, and production quality, and judges include experts from the fields of editing, design, reviewing, bookselling, and library. “We are very pleased to have received this recognition,” said Curtis Scott, the Clark’s director of publishing and information resources, who accepted the awards at a ceremony in New York on Monday. “Whereas most book awards are based on either content or presentation alone, this competition considers the quality and impact of the entire publication.” In the groundbreaking study Picasso Looks at