Mission Statement

The Judith Rothschild Foundation was established by the will of the noted abstract painter, Judith Rothschild, who died in 1993. The operating Foundation has several distinct missions, including the stewardship of Ms. Rothschild’s own work, the disposition of works of art by others in her collection, special discretionary initiatives in support of museums and cultural institutions generally, and a juried grant program.

The unique mission of the grant program (which concluded in 2009) focused on encouraging interest in recently deceased American painters, sculptors, and photographers whose work is of the highest quality but lacks adequate recognition. The grant program was dedicated to ensuring that the work of under-recognized, deceased artists has meaningful opportunities for public viewing and critical reassessment.

The Foundation seeks museums and not-for-profit institutions for gifts from its remaining works by Judith Rothschild from all periods. It expects to complete this distribution process by the end of 2019. Interested parties may contact the Foundation by mail or email.

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