The Artful Recluse, to which Professor Jonathan Chaves is a major contributor, has just won The Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award

The Artful Recluse
January 01, 2014

Professor Jonathan Chaves wrote the chapter titled "Traces buried among the market towns: Literary Expressions of Reclusion.” in Peter C. Sturman and Susan S. Tai, "The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry and Politics in Seventeenth-Century China.” (catalogue of an exhibition at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2012), which is the winner of Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums, Libraries, Collections, and Exhibitions, 2014. The Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums, Libraries, Collections, and Exhibitions is one of two awards granted annually to the finest scholarly art books of the year as adjudged by the College Art Association (CAA). This is the primary association of art historians in the nation. In addition to the chapter mentioned above, Professor Chaves also did numerous translations for the exhibition and catalogue of poems and other texts found in the paintings and calligraphies.