Arts Writers Grant Program

The 2019 application opens on April 17.

The Arts Writers grant supports both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in four categories—articles, blogs, books and short-form writing—these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs. We also support art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles. If you meet the eligibility and publishing requirements, please apply.

25 Mar Arts Writers "The women’s movement in Dworkin’s unyielding universe was no mere lifestyle choice; it was a matter of life and de…
22 Mar Arts Writers "Kitagawa interacts with her sculptures, paintings, and video in ways that telegraph the confusions of living in a…
21 Mar Arts Writers "How mutable can the body get, how unmanageable, how transient?" Emmanuel Iduma on the painting and life of Nengi O…
20 Mar Arts Writers Congratulations to Sharon Butler, who runs Two Coats of Paint @TwoCoats, a blog recognized by @artspace as one of t…
20 Mar Arts Writers "No longer would her art deny allure, nor gloss over her involuntary attraction to the pictures she critiqued, whic…
19 Mar Arts Writers "the show’s theme dilutes but cannot defuse the power of her art. Kahlo’s bomb explodes and explodes, and it tears…
Grantee Update

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance, by Amber Jamilla Musser, is now out on New York University Press.

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Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art, by Kaira M. Cabañas, is now out on University of Chicago Press.

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I’d prefer not to is a 12-part serialized essay written by Ania Szremski inspired by positions of refusal and withdrawal inhabited by artists and thinkers in post-revolution Egypt. 

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Grantee Update

William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises, by Leora Maltz-Leca, is now out on University of California Press.

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