Monthly Archives: May 2017

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Research Fellowship

What wonderful news! Press release below:


Pollock-Krasner Foundation Awards $25,000 Research Fellowship

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, a New York City-based philanthropy, has awarded $25,000 to the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center for a Research Fellowship. The recipient is Ruth Appelhof, Ph.D., the former director of Guild Hall, the East Hampton cultural center, who is researching […]

2017-05-30T13:18:01+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

Week Two: The American Academy in Rome

This evening we we to the beautiful Villa Auriela (pictures below) on the top of the hill where the Academy is located. It has magnificent gardens and beautiful vistas of the city and is owned by the -American Academy. Charles Ray the California artist was here to speak. His sculpture exhibition opens tomorrow. Also had […]

2017-05-28T22:57:07+00:00 Categories: In Rome, Uncategorized|

Meanwhile . . . Back Home In East Hampton

This wonderful story on my book project appeared on the cover of the arts section of the East Hampton Star.

A Reunion Four Decades In the Making

By Jennifer Landes | May 25, 2017
Photo by Durell Godfrey

It might seem odd that Ruth Appelhof is currently in Rome, assembling a book proposal on the American artist Lee Krasner. […]

2017-05-28T20:26:10+00:00 Categories: In The Press, Uncategorized|

Week One: The American Academy in Rome

What a wonderful week this has been since arriving in Rome. I’ve been taking lots of pictures and here are just a few:
Left: The front door at the American Academy in Rome. This is a glorious building by McKim Meade and White. Half of it houses Fellows, like myself, and half  a huge library-one  of the […]

2017-05-16T22:51:38+00:00 Categories: In Rome|