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.

Articles

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

Blogs

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

Books

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

30 Aug Arts Writers "Time & Flesh," an exhibition of paintings by grantee @miraschor opened at the University of Kentucky's Art Museum ow.ly/4eOw30...
29 Aug Arts Writers "But, that is not my story. My story is sand. " Grantee @jenkabat on language and landscape in upstate NY ow.ly/2UkM30...
26 Aug Arts Writers "this is art as consolation prize, exhibition as band-aid" Grantee @negarazimi on art, apology, and politics ow.ly/NORf30...
25 Aug Arts Writers Grantee @mckenziewark shares his syllabus and lectures notes for his class on "Issues in 21 Century Critical Theory" ow.ly/DCrP30...
24 Aug Arts Writers "I find myself wondering who amongst us will be left standing" Grantee Paddy Johnson (@artfcity) on Gawker ow.ly/fS5l30...
23 Aug Arts Writers Grantee @geetadayal interviews composer and filmmaker Phill Niblock @frieze_magazine ow.ly/ECVg30...
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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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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Hélio Oiticica: Folding the Frame, by Irene V. Small, is out now from University of Chicago Press.

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