Hunter College Scholar Wins the 2016 University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize

Lynda Klich, an assistant professor in the department of art and art history at Hunter College of the City University of New York,  is the winner of the 2016 University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize. The award was established in 2008 by The Phillips Collection and this is the first year the prize has been awarded in conjunction with the University of Maryland Center for Art. The award honors the best first book manuscript presenting new research in modern or contemporary art from 1780 to the present.

Dr. Klich won the award for her manuscript entitled The Noisemakers: Estridentismo, Vanguardism, and Social Action in Postrevolutionary Mexico (1921-1927). The book will be published by the University of California Press.

Dr. Klich holds a master’s degree from Hunter College and a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University.

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