A podcast released Thursday, September 6, features Laura Dassow Walls, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. Laura Dassow Walls is the author of Henry David Thoreau: A Life, published in 2017, by the University of Chicago Press. Her Guggenheim Fellowship (Biography, 2010) supported her work on this book.
Meena Alexander (Poetry, 2008) is pleased to announce new work in 2018: A collection of poems, Atmospheric Embroidery (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University); an anthology she edited, Name Me a Word: Indian Writers Reflect on Writing (Yale University) and Poems for Sarra/Poesie per Sara, Italian/English by Meena Alexander, Rita Dove and Esther Schor (Damocle Press, Venice).
The Galleries at Cleveland State University will launch its 2018-19 season with the presentation of “Demise,” a group exhibition on the meaning of life and death. The exhibition will feature the work of Esperanza Cortés, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2018.
Bookstein Projects is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent paintings by Elena Sisto, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2013.
Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age, on view at the Museum of Chinese in America from October 18 through March 24, is curated by historian Thomas S. Mullaney, Guggenheim Fellow in History of Science, Technology and Economics, 2018.
Join Carl Sander Socolow (Photography, 2006) for the opening of Beach Haiku: Explorations of Boundary and Cyclicity, opening with a reception on Wednesday, September 12, from 5:30 to 7. Beach Haiku: Explorations of Boundary and Cyclicity is on display at the Goodyear Gallery from September 10 through September 29.
Shari Mendelson: Glasslike is on view September 12 through November 3, at Urban Glass. Mendelson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2017.
Jane Ira Bloom will perform with her trio on Sunday, September 16, at Cornelia Street Cafe. Jane Ira Bloom was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition in 2007.
Sundaram Tagore Chelsea is pleased to present new, abstract oil paintings from American artist Judith Murray, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2002. Judith Murray: Tempest, opens this Thursday, September 6, 2018, with a reception from 6 to 8 pm.
Philip Slein Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of the paintings of Andrea Belag, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 1999. Beachcombers opens September 13 and will run through October 13.
Chitra Ganesh (Fine Arts, 2012) is pleased to announce a solo exhibition at The Kitchen. Chitra Ganesh: Her garden, a mirror, features new works in printmaking, sculpture and video. Join Ganesh for the opening on September 13, from 6 to 8 pm.
Guggenheim Fellow Hamid Rahmanian (Film-Video, 2014) illustrated and commissioned a new translation and adaptation of the tenth-century Persian epic poem Shahnameh by Ferdowsi, entitled Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings. Join Rahmanian for the final North American performance of Feathers of Fire.
Wayne Shorter (Music Composition, 2016) will be recognized at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors on December 2. The music of Wayne Shorter has left an indelible mark on the development of music for the last half-century.
The Association to Preserve Cape Cod will host acclaimed author and essayist Robert Finch, Guggenheim Fellow in General Nonfiction, 2018, during their ‘Fifty Years of Exploring the Beauty and Mystery of Cape Cod’ event this month.
Guggenheim Fellow Maggie Hadleigh-West (Film & Video, 2013) is pleased to announce screenings of her documentary film, Sick to Death, in Philadelphia, New Orleans and New York City. Follow the link for more information about screening locations and tickets.
Tang Teaching Museum is pleased to present Dona Nelson: Stand Alone Paintings, an exhibition of artworks from the last four decades, on view through August 12. Dona Nelson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 1994.