Arts Writers Grant Program

The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant supports writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art. 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 Mar Arts Writers Grantee Kaira M. Cabañas on Ferreira Gullar, literature, and psychiatry @Artforum
24 Mar Arts Writers March 29: Aliza Shvarts and Emma Sulkowicz talk on "the preservation of agency in the context of feminist discourse"
23 Mar Arts Writers Today through Saturday: Grantee Lori Waxman performs her "60 wrd/min art critic” in Lexington, KY @Institute193
22 Mar Arts Writers Friday! Arts writing panel w/ Geeta Dayal, Aruna D’Souza, Ed Halter, Tobi Haslett, & Andrea Scott @4_columns
22 Mar Arts Writers Fri: Leon Hilton talks at "What Is Happening to Our Brain? Art and Life in Times of Cognitive Automation" @Stedelijk
21 Mar Arts Writers "persistent ethical concerns cannot be dismissed" Grantee Ania Szremski in dialogue with Ruba Katrib @4_columns
Grantee Update

Walter De Maria: Meaningless Work, by Jane McFadden, is out now from Reaktion Books.

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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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