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Publication Award Criteria
Below are the criteria by which the Catalogue/Publication and Article, Essay and Extended Catalogue Entry Jurors use to guide them in the selection process.
· Is the text
exceptionally well-written and in accordance with accepted art historical standards or
does it offer new methodologies that benefit those standards or incorporate
relevant approaches from other disciplines?
· Does it advance
the field’s and the public’s understanding of the subject in new and engaging ways?
· Does it offer
new perspectives, e.g. scholarship, new research, an original concept?
· Is the point of
view clear and compelling?
· Does it take
risks? Is it a game-changer?
· If a
multi-author publication, is the scope and scale warranted and does the
sum of the parts provide an integrated approach that supports and enhances the
central concept? Has the use of multiple authors taken the best advantage of
interdisciplinary perspectives relevant to the central topic?
· If a collection
catalogue, is the scope and scale warranted, does the selection of
objects provide a compelling profile of the collection, and is the type of
information provided about the objects a useful and compelling balance of
documentation and interpretation?
· If a single
essay, do the topic, approach, and conclusions make a persuasive case
appropriate to its length and either represent a summative statement with
longstanding relevance or a foundation for inspiring new research and analysis?
· Is the design of
the publication conducive to the material?
· Is it original,
· What is the quality of the reproductions?