Andy Warhol Foundation Awards Grants for Arts Writing
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced today the twenty-one recipients of its 2018 Arts Writers Grants. They will receive a total of $725,000. Administered by the New York–based nonprofit Creative Capital, the grants support critical writing about contemporary art and range from $15,000 to $50,000.
“The foundation’s commitment to arts writing is a natural extension of the grants the foundation makes to artist-centered organizations and museums, which often include funds for the publication of exhibition catalogues, brochures, and other outlets for scholarly perspectives,” foundation president Joel Wachs said in a statement. “Critical writing on contemporary art connects artists to audiences, increases dialogue around their work, and is vital to a dynamic and engaged visual art community in this country...”