Arts Writers Grant Program

The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant announces its 2021 grantees.

In its 2021 cycle, the Arts Writers Grant has awarded a total of $695,000 to 20 writers. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in three categories—articles, books and short-form writing—these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from short reviews for magazines and newspapers to in-depth scholarly studies. The program supports writing about contemporary art and aims to ensure that critical writing remains a valued mode of engaging the visual arts.

 

2021 Arts Writers Grantees


Articles
Priyanka Basu, “Between Past and Present in Tuni Chatterji’s Okul Nodi”
Fiona Alison Duncan, “Pippa: Queen of the Future—On the Transgressive Life of Artist Pippa Garner”
Tiona Nekkia McClodden, “The Cloth [Untitled Belkis Ayon Project]”

Books
Erica N. Cardwell, Wrong is Not My Name: Essays and Stories on Black Feminist Visual Culture
C. Ondine Chavoya, Asco: Disgust and Creative Resistance in L.A.
Erina Duganne,Visual Solidarities: Art, Activism, and Central America
Rebecca M. Schreiber, Visualizing Displacement in the Americas: The Aesthetics of Mobility and Immobilization
Sarah-Neel Smith, Envisioning the Middle East: The Lost History of America’s Cultural Exchanges, 1952-79
Gloria Sutton, Against the Immersive: Shigeko Kubota’s Video Sculptures
Jordan Troeller, Sculpture’s Progeny: Motherhood and Artistic Creation in Ruth Asawa’s San Francisco

Short-Form Writing
Kriston Capps
Hera Chan
Chris Fite-Wassilak
Asa Mendelsohn
Darla Migan
Sadia Shirazi
TK Smith
Ana Tuazon
Xin Wang
Simon Wu

19 Jan Arts Writers RT @47_canal: The catalog for Anicka Yi's @Tate Turbine Hall commission "In Love With The World"—featuring contributions by Mark Godfrey, C…
19 Jan Arts Writers "The day had resolved itself—almost. Thin leathery web of winter hanging off a flagpole, they continued to hold han… twitter.com/...
18 Jan Arts Writers "Garner’s work is really about ideas, their cheapness, mobility, and feasibility—where assembly-line notions of pro… twitter.com/...
17 Jan Arts Writers "You can take all these turns and twists on the page but, in some respects, the mark of an excellent writer is the… twitter.com/...
14 Jan Arts Writers "Farkas’s sculptures exist in limbo: grounded yet dislocated, not lamps but not not lamps, sensitive to and sited i… twitter.com/...
13 Jan Arts Writers RT @cnqmdi: in the current issue of @moussemagazine i wrote about aziz hazara, scopic technologies, and bringing the war home https://t.co/…
GRANTEE UPDATE

Harold Rosenberg: A Critic’s Life by Debra Bricker Balken is now available via University of Chicago Press.

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Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life, by Janet Kraynak, is now available via University of California Press.

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The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics​, by Hsuan Hsu, is now available to purchase via NYU Press.

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Georgia is a collaborative blog project by Suzy Halajian, Shoghig Halajian, Anthony Carfello devoted to the critical potential of artistic practice.

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