Georgia Museum of Art Awarded Grant for Collaborative Exhibition

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Coming Home  was George Biddle's Homage to Raphael Soyer, 1947, oil on canvas, 49 3/4 x 59 3/8 inches, on extended loan to the Georgia Museum of Art from the Schoen Collection, Miami.  Note : Will not be exhibited in Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy

ATHENS, GA.- The Georgia Museum of Art at the
University of Georgia in partnership with the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine
Art at Auburn University and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University
of Oklahoma was recently awarded a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation

for the exhibition and catalogue of Art Interrupted: Advancing American
Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy.
Through the Program in
American Art, begun in 1982, the foundation has distributed more than $130
million to some 250 museums, universities and service organizations in 47
states, the District of Columbia and internationally.