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The Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) is dedicated to enhancing the U.S. image abroad through its contribution of works of art by leading American artists to U.S. embassies. FAPE co-produced with Checkerboard a series of artist profiles documenting their embassy-specific projects. To view these productions, please visit our Collaborations page.

Other Links

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ADAM Architecture

Cornell Tech

Daniel Libeskind

Diller, Scofidio + Renfro

Eisenman Architects

Gwathmey Siegel

Jean Nouvel


Morphosis Architects

Peter Eisenman

Philip Johnson

Ray Kappe

Robert A.M. Stern

Rick Joy

Sir John Soane

Steven Holl

Studio Gang 

Thom Mayne


Museums & Foundations


Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

Lichtenstein Foundation

The Phillips Collection

Shaker Museum & Library

Sir John Soane's Museum



Painting & Sculpture

Alex Katz

Ellsworth Kelly

Eric Fischl

Forrest Bess

James Rosenquist

Jeff Koons

Ross Bleckner

Roy Lichtenstein



Ansel Adams

Aaron Siskind

Carrie Mae Weems

Eugene Atget


Ralph Gibson

Tina Barney


Music, Lit & Dance

Barry Harris

Edwin Denby

The Paris Review



Laurie Lambrecht



Checkerboard Film Foundation is a non-profit documentary film production company founded in 1979.

We document living artists who have made important contributions to the American arts. Our mission is educational and archival.

Current Films In Production

Vija Celmins

Vladimir Kagan

Jack Youngerman

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