Andy Warhol Foundation Awards Grants for Arts Writing

Monday, December 3, 2018

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...”


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