Arts Writers Grant Program

The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant supports writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art  through project-based grants issued directly to individual authors. Below is a list of the 2015 grantees.

The 2016 application is now closed.


Carla Acevedo-Yates, The Silence of Eros: Decoding Homotextuality in the Work of Zilia Sánchez
Gian-Maria Annovi, Dirty Encounters: Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Legacy and the Work of David Wojnarowicz
Melissa Ragain, Environmental Aesthetics in the Postwar University


Claire Daigle, Figuring Fiction
Gelare Khoshgozaran and Eunsong Kim, Contemptorary
Victoria Valentine, Culture Type


Rizvana Bradley, Resurfaced Flesh: Black Aesthetics Unbound
Iftikhar Dadi, Pakistani Contemporary Art: An Object History
Johanna Gosse, Ray Johnson in Situ: Mapping the Network in 1950s New York
William E. Jones, The Ruins of Villa Iolas
Damon Krukowski, The New Analog
Courtney Martin, A Critical Language: Lawrence Alloway’s Words to the Art World
Alexander Provan, Arbitrary Units: Art in the Age of Quantification

Short-Form Writing

Karen Archey
Orit Gat
James McAnally
Laura McLean-Ferris
Erik Morse
Martha Schwendener
Lynne Tillman

25 Oct Arts Writers "Every age gets the kind of gallery it deserves" Grantee Christian Viveros-Fauné on closing middle-market galleries
24 Oct Arts Writers RT @DrKellieJones: How to Work in the Art World Without Selling Out Your Politics via @thecut
24 Oct Arts Writers "brings to mind the intimately intertwined history of the camera and the gun" @karenarchey on Luke Willis Thompson
21 Oct Arts Writers Grantee Tom McDonough and Wolfgang Tillmans discuss three of his photographs in detail @canartca
20 Oct Arts Writers Monday night: Grantee Bruce Hainley introduces Hervé Guibert's "Modesty, or Immodesty" @lightindustry
20 Oct Arts Writers Tonight: Charlotte Moorman's "Rarely Seen Television and Video Performances" with grantee Barbara Moore @eai_org
Art Writing Workshop

We are pleased to announce the 2015 Art Writing Workshop recipients.

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Grantee Update

Eye of the Sixties: Richard Bellamy and The Transformation of Modern Art, by Judith Stein, is out now from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Grantee Update

Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power, by Susan Cahan, is out now from Duke University Press.

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Grantee Update

Hélio Oiticica: Folding the Frame, by Irene V. Small, is out now from University of Chicago Press.

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