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Call for applications Research Grant MIAM – Fondation Antoine de Galbert – INHA

The Museum of « Art Modeste » (MIAM), the Foundation Antoine de Galbert and the INHA (National Institute of Art History) join together to offer a Research grant in the field of « art modeste » and particularly  « l’art commercial » during 20th century.

This grant is intended for french and international art history researchers, who wish to conduct  research about « non-legitimate art from the point of view of high culture in XXth century », under the definition that was given by Raymonde Moulin in the 1970’s and in the context of « arts modestes » defined by Hervé Di Rosa in the 1990’s. The research may be extended to all forms of visual arts. This work could be the support for the implementation of an art exhibition at the MIAM. The investigation should result in a text, article, book or catalogue, according to the orientation chosen by the recipient, and in a deadline set out with partner institutions. The recipient will be received at the MIAM and will benefit from bibliographical resources put at disposal by the Museum and the artist Hervé Di Rosa.

The report of the research is due by june of 2022.

The grant offers 2000€ per month during one year.


Documents to be provided before monday march 22nd of 2021 on INHA application website

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research project (5 pages maximum)
  • Degree certificate in art history
  • Letter of application
  • Letter of support by a researcher

Only applications submitted online on the INHA platform will be taken into account. Candidates will be selected through the application process


The jury will be composed of:

  • INHA: Éric de Chassey (Director General), France Nerlich, Director of the Department of Studies and Researches
  • MIAM:  Hervé di Rosa, Antoine de Galbert, Claude Allemand, Françoise Adamsbaum, Alexandre Girard-Muscagorry

Grant will be officially awarded on sunday 6th of june of 2021, during the annual Festival de l’Histoire de l’art of Fontainebleau.


Direction of Studies and Researches at INHA:

MIAM : Françoise Adamsbaum :

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