NEWS OF GRANTS AND GIFTS

October 21, 2017

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $25,000 as a leadership grant to the Aspen Institute to assist research and publication activities of the Artist-Endowed Foundations Initiative/AEFI. This relates to the forthcoming “Study Report Update 2018” and the planned publication “Portrait of the Artist as Philanthropist.” (working title).


October 12, 2017

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $25,000 to the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico to support keeping the museum open as a community resource and refuge during the Puerto Rico recovery period.


October 11, 2017

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation concluded the partial gift and partial purchase by the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark of the large sculpture:

Endless Drip, 1995, fabricated 2006
Painted and fabricated aluminum
147 ¼ x 13 ½ x 4 ½ inches
Edition: AP
Partial purchase of The A.P. Moller and Chastine McKinney Moller Foundation and remainder gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation


July 18, 2017

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $20,000 to the Getty Trust to facilitate creation of multiple reference paint sample “coupons” of all the colors used by Roy Lichtenstein for his sculpture, a repository initiated and directed by the Getty Conservation Institute.


July 18, 2017

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation pledged (and donated the first installment of) a $300,000 grant obligation to paid over 6 years to the Columbus Museum of Art to fund the Roy Lichtenstein Curatorial Fellowship, three (two-year) fellowships in a curatorial “incubator” for post-graduates in art history or a related field anticipating a career as a museum professional.

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May 23, 2017

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated one million dollars to endow the Roy Lichtenstein Award of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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January 30, 2017

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated six million dollars for the creation of two endowed professorships at The Ohio State University.

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January 28, 2016

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $50,000 to the exhibition Merce Cunningham: Common Time at the Walker Art Center.

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2016

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation pledges $45,000 over three years to the Checkerboard Film Foundation to assist documentary film production.

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2015

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $20,000 to the exhibition International Pop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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July 2015

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation completes its promised partial gift of Roy Lichtenstein’s collage Table with Two Vases of Flowers (Study), 1977 to the Museum of Modern Art’s The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection.

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February 18, 2015

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $75,000 to Artstor as lead support of the James Dee Archives project.

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2014-2015

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $250,000 to the Archives of American Art as lead support to digitize a portion of the Leo Castelli Gallery records.

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June 30, 2014

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation announces partial gift to and partial purchase by the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Five Brushstrokes, 1983-84 (fabricated 2012)
Gift of Robert L. and Marjorie J. Mann Fund, Partial Gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation

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December 19, 2013

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated a trove of over 250,000 photographs and materials, rescued in 2006 and subsequently catalogued by the Foundation, to major institutions in the U.S., France and England.

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October 14, 2013

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation announced partial gift to and partial purchase by the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Five Brushstrokes, 1984/2010 (AP)
Gift of Sydney and Walda Besthoff and Partial Gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.

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May 26, 2013

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $75,000, over three years, to the Aspen Institute to help develop and establish sustained dissemination of the Institute’s National Study of Artist-Endowed Foundations.


 January 30, 2013

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $25,000 to the Ohio State University’s The Adrienne and Sid Chafetz Printmaker’s Residency Fellowship Fund.


2011-2012

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation provided financial support to the Whitney Museum of American Art for the conservation on Three Landscapes, 1970-1971.

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October 11, 2011

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $25,000 to the Aspen Institute for dissemination and test of a professional development study for new artist foundations.


October 2011

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation announced its gift, and partial purchase by the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico, of Brushstrokes in Flight, 1984 (fabricated 2010).

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January 2010

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $7,500 dollars to The MIT Press in support of Hall of Mirrors, Roy Lichtenstein and the Face of Painting in the 1960s, a scholarly publication by Professor Graham Bader.


January 13, 2007

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $50,000, over two years, to help support the Aspen Institute’s National Study of Artist-Endowed Foundations.


October 2005

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation donated $65,000 to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to assist public programming of its Robert Rauschenberg exhibition.

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February 2005

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation announced partial sale and remainder gift (facilitated by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation) to the Art Institute of Chicago.

Mirror #3 (Six Panels), 1971
Anstiss and Ronald Krueck Fund for Contemporary Art, facilitated by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.

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