17th Annual Avery Book Award

Congratulations to our 2017 Avery Book Award winners!

Please see our “Awards” link in the left bar and select “Book Award” to see the guidelines for the 2018 competition.

2017 Book Award Winners


17th Annual Arvey Book Award

George Flaherty, Hotel Mexico: Dwelling on the ‘68 Movement (University of California Press, 2015). ISBN 9780520291072.



Honorable Mention

Alessandra Russo, Gerhard Wolf, and Diana Fane, eds., Images Take Flight: Feather Art in Mexico and Europe 1400-1700 (Kunsthistorisches Institut-Max-Planck Institut and the Museo Nacional de Arte, 2015). ISBN 978-3777420639.


Frida in Florida

There are currently three – yes, three – Kahlo exhibitions in Florida museums!  If you are in the state, please check out one or all these shows:

“Mirror, Mirror” at the Harn Museum in Gainesville explores photographic portraits of Kahlo through April 2nd.  (N.B. This exhibition is traveling to the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico and will be on view at that location from May 6th – October 9th, 2017.  Two talks will precede the show on April 8th.  See the website link for details.)

“Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray” is on view at the Appleton Museum in Ocala through April 2nd.

“Frida Kahlo at the Dali” is now open through April 17th at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg.