Arts Writers Grant Program

The 2019 application is now closed.

The Arts Writers grant supports both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000, 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.

Writers who meet the program’s eligibility requirements are invited to apply in one of the following categories:

  • Articles

  • Blogs

  • Books

  • Short-Form Writing

18 Jul Arts Writers RT @spdbooks: @EileenMyles talks with Sallie Fullerton @kgbbarlitmag on dogs, blurbs, queer networks, and how revocable and irrevocable tru…
18 Jul Arts Writers "We know that it’s hard: hard to survive, hard to act. It’s hard to remain sensitive to horror in an art world bore…
18 Jul Arts Writers @LSEReviewBooks Also, you can listen to Amber Musser talk about her book, Sensual Excess, and about valuing embodie…
18 Jul Arts Writers "Amber J. Musser concludes her book with this declaration: ‘an invitation to think with the flesh, with the sensual…
17 Jul Arts Writers Tomorrow in NYC! Roberto Tejada reads at @poetshouse for their Showcase Reading Series. 7pm, Admission Free and ope…
17 Jul Arts Writers RT @MomusArt: Must read: @cnqmdi reviews new work by Hito Steyerl and the phenomenon of Research Art. "Perhaps the real marvel is how somet…

False Flags is a blog project by Kristi McGuire that combines experimental and unconventional modes of criticality with an explicit form of experiential social research.

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Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics, by Frances Richard, is now out on University of California Press.

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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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