The 2020 Alice Award

The 2020 Alice was awarded to the book Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases – San Francisco, New Orleans, New York. Published by the University of California Press.

The Alice 2020 jury:

  • R.O. Blechman, Illustrator
  • Teresa Carbone, Program Director for American Art, Henry Luce Foundation
  • David R. Godine, Publisher
  • Sharon Helgason Gallagher, President & Publisher, Artbook/D.A.P.
  • William P. Kelly, Andrew W. Mellon Director, Research Libraries, NY Public Library
  • Max Rudin, President & Publisher, The Library of America
  • Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection
  • Chair: Jock Reynolds, Former Director, Yale University Art Gallery

The Alice 2020 short list:

  • Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture
    Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC
  • The Curious World of Seaweed
    Heyday. Berkeley, CA
  • Fishes of the Salish Sea: Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca
    University of Washington Press. Seattle, WA
  • Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art
    Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH

The Alice was presented virtually by Joan K. Davidson on October 2020 in New York City.