FURTHERMORE  grants in publishing

a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund

The 2017 Alice Award Short List





Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions


Bard Graduate Center

New York, NY

Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan


Saint Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis, MO

Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries

in New York City, 1952-1965


Grey Art Gallery,

New York University

New York, NY

Robert Winthrop Chanler: Discovering the Fantastic


Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Miami, FL



R.O. Blechman, Illustrator

Paula Cooper, Paula Cooper Gallery

David Godine, Publisher, David R. Godine

Jock Reynolds, Director, Yale University Art Gallery


The $25,000 annual Alice award – inaugurated in 2013 and administered by Furthermore grants in publishing, a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund – is given to a book that represents excellence in all aspects of the work, from idea to design to quality of production. Books short listed for the Alice are each given $5,000.


This is the fifth Alice award and $125,000 will have been contributed to institutions in support of illustrated publications when the Alice is presented in November.


The Alice will be announced on the Furthermore website

Monday 9 October at 12 noon

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