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

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]”

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

24 Jan Arts Writers "it’s hard not to feel the barbs in the title of the local art triennial, launched shortly after Katrina in 2008: P…
21 Jan Arts Writers RT @ASAP_Journal: Thinking of submitting a cluster for ASAP/J? We're open for pitches for publication in the second half of 2022 & 2023!
21 Jan Arts Writers RT @arunadsouza: My latest for ⁦@4_columns⁩: a review of Manthia Diawara’s new film, “Toward a New Baroque of Voices,” which takes intervie…
21 Jan Arts Writers "Narrative is just the frame for a smorgasbord of curated detail. Big-budget franchises are the grand museum shows…
20 Jan Arts Writers "Safdie employs elemental forms and part-objects to speak to the fraught nature of intimacy and the difficulty of m…
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…

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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