Tag: MacArthur Foundation


Rackstraw Downes and Mark Bradford win MacArthur Genius Grants

Mark Bradford, “Giant,” 2007, mixed media collage on canvas, 102 x 144.” Courtesy Sikkema Jenkins. Rackstraw Downes, “Under The J Line At Alabama Avenue,”2007, oil on canvas, 20 x 32.” Courtesy Betty Cunningham Gallery.  There are three criteria for selection of MacArthur Fellows: exceptional creativity, promise for important future advances […]


Whitfield Lovell receives a MacArthur genius grant

Whitfield Lovell�s critically acclaimed portraits have been in solo and group exhibitions at prestigious museums throughout the country, including the Seattle Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Whitney Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum. “Whitfield Lovell creates meticulously rendered, life-sized, charcoal portraits on such wooden objects as sections […]


Joan Snyder receives MacArthur genius award

The MacArthur Foundation profile of Joan Snyder declares that her paintings “mirror her personal experience, but, at the same time, the visual messages she provides through her images convey universal and readily understood emotions. Through a fiercely individual approach and persistent experimentation with technique and materials, Snyder has extended the […]