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 2016 grantees.


Leon Hilton, Come Aboard Our Ship of Folly: Kate Millett and the Feminist Aesthetics of Anti-Psychiatry
Sarah Hromack, @Artist: Performing the Digital Self
Soyoung Yoon, The Evidence of Things Not Heard: On Mendi + Keith Obadike’s Numbers Station


Emily Colucci, Filthy Dreams
Alicia Guzman, Tierra
Laura A. L. Wellen, Piedrín
Ania Szremski, I’d prefer not to


Claire Bishop, OS XXI: Contemporary Art and Attention in the Twenty-first Century
Tatiana Flores, Art and Visual Culture under Chávez
Michael Ned HolteToo Small to Fail: Art and Microinstitutions in Los Angeles
Ming-Yuen S. Ma, There is No Soundtrack: Theorizing Aural Cultures Through Experimental Media Art
Paul Stephens, The Visual Poetry of Robert Grenier
Andrew Uroskie, The Kinetic Imaginary: Robert Breer and the Animation of Postwar Art
Jeanne Vaccaro, Handmade: Feelings & Textures of Transgender

Short-Form Writing

Taylor Aldridge
R.C. Baker
Annie Godfrey Larmon
Kevin McGarry
Albert Mobilio
John Pluecker

27 Feb Arts Writers "the hunt for a little-known and never-seen work by Ed Ruscha" Travis Diehl on Pierre Bismuth's Where Is Rocky II?
24 Feb Arts Writers "The time is borrowed; the hour grows late." Grantee @ClaudiaLaRocco on William Forsythe's "Pas/Parts" @Artforum
23 Feb Arts Writers "structural, colonial, embodied problems become personalized as his ideas" Eunsong Kim @clepsydras on Renzo Martens
22 Feb Arts Writers "The group’s canny activist approach feels particularly relevant" Grantee Martha Schwendener on General Idea
21 Feb Arts Writers Grantee Andrea K. Scott on the ways that New York museums are signaling resistance to Trump @NewYorker
21 Feb Arts Writers RT @DrKellieJones: Making it to the cover of you college mag! @AmherstCollege @macfound @studiomuseum #glennligon
Grantee Update

1971, A Year in the Life of Color, by Darby English, is out now from University of Chicago Press

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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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