Weston Art Gallery is pleased to present a new series of large-scale acrylic paintings and watercolor works on paper by Frank Herrmann, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2006, opening December 1, 2017. Join Herrmann for a Gallery Talk on Tuesday, December 12.
Gonzalo Giribet, Guggenheim Fellow in Organismic Biology & Ecology, 2016, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Copenhagen on November 17. Giribet is the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ, Harvard University), Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and Curator of Invertebrates.
The Center for Land Use Interpretation in Wendover, Utah, is currently featuring a project by Guggenheim Fellow William Lamson (Fine Arts, 2014). Lamson’s Mineralogy involves the transformation of a space using salt water and a solar powered irrigation system.
Jeanne Silverthorne’s inaugural solo exhibition is on display at Marc Straus Gallery through December 10. Join Silverthorne for a conversation with Art Historian Anna Chave on Sunday, November 12, at 3pm. Jeanne Silverthorne was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2017.
Composer Sheila Silver, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2013, has been working with her colleague, Stephen Kitsakos, on the opera A Thousand Splendid Suns for over five years. Based on The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini, a performance of the second Act will take place at the Hudson Area Library on Saturday, November 18. Sheila Silver’s Guggenheim Fellowship supported her work…
Oliver Sacks was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Medicine and Health in 1989. A new collection of his essays have been published by Knopf (October 24, 2017).
Congratulations to Amanda Petrusich, Guggenheim Fellow in General Nonfiction, 2016, for “In the Land of Vendettas That Go On Forever,” online now and published in the Virginia Quarterly Review (Fall, 2017). Petrusich’s Guggenheim Fellowship supported her work on this project.
Join David Haskell, Guggenheim Fellow in Science Writing, 2014, for a reading and discussion of his book, The Songs of Trees. David Haskell’s work integrates scientific, contemplative, and literary studies of the natural world. This event is free and open to the public.
Daron Hagen, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2012, will conduct the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia on November 17, 2017 at Temple University.
Guggenheim Fellow Hilton Als (General Nonfiction, 2000) discusses the work of Kahlil Joseph, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2016, in the November 6 issue of The New Yorker.
Richard Brookhiser reviews “Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson,” a newly published book by Guggenheim Fellow Gordon S. Wood (U.S. History, 1980).
Keely Garfield, Guggenheim Fellow in Choreography, 2017, is pleased to announce the premiere of Perfect Piranha, November 29 through December 9, at Chocolate Factory Theater.
Shadowlands, an exhibit of the work of Ken Gonzales-Day, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2017, will be on display at DePauw University’s Richard E. Peeler Art Center, November 14 through December 15.
David Eagleman, Guggenheim Fellow in Neuroscience, 2011, is thrilled to announce his latest book, The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World.
Stacey Steers is known for her process-driven, experimental animated films composed of thousands of handmade works on paper. Steers’ Edge of Alchemy will be featured by Catharine Clark Gallery at Paris Photo November 9 through November 12. Stacey Steers was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Film-Video in 2014.
Join Dornity Doherty, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2012, at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, on November 4, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, for an artist talk and book signing in conjunction with her current exhibition, Archiving Eden.
The City Reliquary is pleased to present NYC Trash! Past, Present, & Future, an exhibition about the ways New Yorkers have reused and recycled trash over the decades. The exhibition will feature the work of seven artists, including photographs of scrappers by Larry Racioppo, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 1997. Read the Press Release.
A new book by Martin Puchner, Guggenheim Fellow in Literary Criticism, 2017, The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization (Random House) will be published tomorrow, October 24.
Cristin Tierney Gallery is pleased to present Sign of Abandonment, an exhibition of new paintings by Jorge Tacla, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 1988. Sign of Abandonment opens with a reception on Thursday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.
BravinLee programs is pleased to present “Sitting Still,” featuring the work of Tracy Miller, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2016. This group exhibition opens on October 19, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. and will remain on display through November 29.