Paul Falkowski, Guggenheim Fellow in Plant Sciences, 1992, is the recipient of the 2018 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. Falkowski, jointly with James J. McCarthy, were awarded for “their decades of leadership in understanding-and communicating-the impacts of climate change.” Read the press release.
An exhibition of paintings by Peter Plagens, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 1972, opens Friday, January 25. His first solo show since 2013, this exhibition will feature work completed over the last five years.
The work of Ken Gonzales-Day, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2017, is featured in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light opens on March 23 and runs through January 6, 2019. Follow the link to learn more about this exhibition.
Working in Protest, a new film by Michael Galinsky, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2012, will be playing at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival on Saturday, February 17.
The work of Andrea Juan, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 2005, is included in Long Eye, opening January 25, at the University of New Hampshire. This group exhibition presents works of art created in response to the Arctic and Antarctica.
Pace MacGill Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition in honor of the work of Richard Benson. Benson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 1978 and 1986. Celebrating Richard Benson opens on February 1, with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
Guggenheim Fellow Lynne Sachs (Film-Video, 2014) is pleased to announce that her short film “Carolee, Barbara and Gunvor,” will premiere at the Museum of Modern Art daily February 20 through February 26. The subjects documented in this film are also Guggenheim Fellowship recipients: Carolee Schneemann (Fine Arts, 1993), Barbara Hammer (Film-Video, 2013) and Gunvor Nelson (Film, 1973).
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present “Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic,” created by Hamid Rahmanian, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. January 26 and at 3 p.m. January 27.
Patrick Sauer discusses Neil Sheehan’s, “A Bright Shining Lie,” in the New York Times. Sheehan was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in General Nonfiction in 1973.
Censored, a series by photographer Milagros de la Torre, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2011, is on display January 17 through February 24 in Sao Paulo.
An exhibition of the work of sculptor Rona Pondick (Fine Arts, 1992) and painter Robert Feintuch (Fine Arts, 2008)is currently on display at Bates College Museum of Art. Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch: Heads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying will run through March 23.
HBO premieres Rebecca Cammisa’s film Atomic Homefront on February 12. Cammisa was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Film in 2010. Follow the link to learn more about this film.
The work of Builder Levy, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2008, is included in “King in New York,” an exhibition about Martin Luther King and his connection to the city. This exhibition opens on January 13 and runs through June 1.
Beyond the Brush opens Friday, January 5, at Black and White Gallery. The work of Isidro Blasco, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2000, is featured in this group exhibition. Beyond the Brush runs through February 18.
See the New York City premiere of Clear and Sweet by Guggenheim Fellow Zoe Scofield (Choreography, 2015) at New York Live Arts.
DC Moore Gallery is pleased to announce Mary Frank Pilgrimage: Photographs and Recent Sculpture, running through December 22. Book Signing & Mary Frank in Conversation with John Yau, Terry Tempest Williams and Peter Kayafas, Thursday, December 14, at 6 pm. Mary Frank was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 1973 and 1983.
Albany International Airport is pleased to announce the installation of Migration House, a site-specific project by Guggenheim Fellow Robert Hite (Fine Arts, 2014). Photographs and sculptures of dwellings, formed from reclaimed wood and metal will be on display through October of 2018.
Judith Pascoe’s new book, On the Bullet Train with Emily Brontë: “Wuthering Heights,” has been published by the University of Michigan Press (November, 2017). Pascoe’s Guggenheim Fellowship (General Nonfiction, 2012) supported her work on this project. Follow the link to learn more about this publication.
Guggenheim Fellow Peter Schjeldahl (General Nonfiction, 1995) discusses the retrospective of Stephen Shore, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 1975, in the December 11 issue of the New Yorker.