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

24 Jun Arts Writers "to make the world safe for queer exhibitions in mainstreams museums” Grantee Jonathan Katz talks to @VancouverSun ow.ly/OFYl30...
23 Jun Arts Writers “Conventional happy endings are the property of Hollywood." Grantee Viet Thanh Nguyen profiled @nytimes ow.ly/fbOZ30...
22 Jun Arts Writers "Thinking beyond death is a political act." Grantee @lmcleanferris on Ed Atkins and apocalypse @TheWhiteReview ow.ly/oalq30...
21 Jun Arts Writers Grantee @JudithEStein on poet, art critic, and educator Bill Berkson, in memoriam @AICA_USA ow.ly/TLSJ30...
20 Jun Arts Writers "We need a new word, because neither 'hate' nor 'terror' will suffice." Grantee Corrine Fitzpatrick @BOMBmagazine ow.ly/GYMj30...
17 Jun Arts Writers "As ice-creamy as Agnes Martin’s paintings can get, I never want to lick them" Grantee @AndrewBerardini @MomusArt ow.ly/F23v30...
Art Writing Workshop

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

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

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Stone’s Throw, by David Deitcher, is out now from Secretary Press. 

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