The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program has revealed its list of 2017 grantees. A total of $760,000 will be given to 23 writers, with individual grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000.
The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts has brought the photographer Catherine Opie onto its board of directors. Other board members include Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator Stephanie Barron; the Getty Foundation’s director, Joan Weinstein; and artist Jim Shaw.
Could artificial intelligence be the end of the dubious science of connoisseurship? According to a new study, a form of AI called a recurrent neural network may now be able to identify forged paintings.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation announced the recipients of its 24th annual Painters & Sculptors Grants on Tuesday. Founded in 1993, the grants are awarded yearly to under-recognized artists who have made significant contributions to the national cultural or artistic discourse. Grantees are awarded an unrestricted stipend of $25,000 and made eligible to apply for the Joan Mitchell residency in New Orleans.
New Foundation Aims to Further Legacy of Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt. Drawing on the legacies of two artists whose lives and work were intertwined, the new Holt-Smithson Foundation has been established to honor Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson and promulgate their ideas. Appointed to lead the new endeavor is Lisa Le Feuvre, who assumes her post as the foundation’s first executive director after seven years at the research arm of the Henry Moore Foundation in the United Kingdom.