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

Daniel Libeskind

Diller, Scofidio + Renfro

Eisenman Architects

Jean Nouvel


Ray Kappe

Morphosis Architects

Robert A.M. Stern

Rick Joy

Sir John Soane

Steven Holl

Studio Gang 

Peter Eisenman

Philip Johnson

Thom Mayne

Gwathmey Siegel

Museums & Foundations


Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

Lichtenstein Foundation

The Phillips Collection

Shaker Museum & Library

Sir John Soane's Museum

Music, Lit & Dance

Barry Harris

Edwin Denby

The Paris Review


Painting & Sculpture

Alex Katz

Ellsworth Kelly

Eric Fischl

Forrest Bess

Ross Bleckner

Roy Lichtenstein



Ansel Adams

Aaron Siskind

Carrie Mae Weems

Eugene Atget


Ralph Gibson

Tina Barney



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

James Rosenquist

Frank Stella

Vladimir Kagan

Jack Youngerman

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