Kim Collins of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta was the chair of the 13th LoPresti Awards and announced the winners at the 23rd annual meeting in New Orleans on October 31 – November 2, 1997. Other committee members were Melissa Carman and Sandra ?, both of Emory University, and Grace Reid, Birmingham Museum of Art. Open Awards, no categories.
Art Papers, Atlanta, GA: Atlanta Art Papers, Inc. (PO Box 77348, Atlanta GA 30357), 1981+, ISSN 0278-1441 (submitted, v.20, nos. 1-6).
Atlanta 1945+50, by Shinro Ohtake. Atlanta GA: Nexus Press, c1996. 1v. (unpaged):all col. ill; 22cm, ISBN 0932526551.
The Independents: the Ashcan School & Their Circle from Florida Collections, by Valerie Ann Leeds. Winter Park FL: George D. and Harriet W Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1996. 102p. ill. (some col.); 28cm.
Jerusalem and the Holy Land Rediscovered: The Prints of David Roberts (1794-1864), by W.D. Davies, Eric M. Meyers, Sarah Walker Schroth; forward by Michael P. Mezzatesta; preface by Dennis M. Campbell. DUrham NC: Duke University Museum of Art, c1996. 379p. col.ill.; 29x34cm. ISBN 0938989154.
John Ringling: Dreamer, Builder, Collector: Legacy of the Circus King. Sarasota FL: John & Mabel Ringling Museum of Art, c1996. 159p. ill.(some col.); 28cm. ISBN 0916758362.
Nellie Mae Rowe, organized by J. Richard Gruber; essay by Xenia Zed. Augusta GA: Morris Museum of Art, c1996. 55p. ill. (some col.); 28cm. ISBN 096387537X.
Picturing the South: 1860 to the Present: Photographers and Writers, by William Baldwin, et al.; essay by Charles Reagan Wilson; edited by Ellen Dugan. Atlanta GA – San Francisco CA: High Museum of Art; Chronicle Books, c1996. ISBN 0811813231.
Saving Lear’s Parrots: an Exhibition of Edward Lear’s “Illustrations of the Family Psittacidae, or Parrots”, by Elaine B. Smyth. Baton Rouge LA: LSU Libraries, 1996. cover +3p. cover ill.(color); 28cm.
Valerie Jaudon, by Rene Paul Barilleaux; introductory essay by Anna C. Chave. Jackson MS: Mississippi Museum of Art, c1996. 96p. ill.(some col.); 30cm. ISBN 1887422005.