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.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Meena Alexander (Poetry, 2008) for In Praise of Fragments: Poetry, Performance and Media Inspired by Sarra Copia Sulam. Over two days, Meena Alexander will read her poetry and present her illustrations inspired by Sarra Copia Sulam. George Drance, Ted Hardin, and Elizabeth Coffman will also participate in this collaborative event. Follow this link to view the press release.
The University of New Hampshire, Museum of Art is pleased to feature the work of Stephen DiRado (Photography, 2012) in A Photographer’s Embrace, opening October 26. This exhibition is a retrospective, and will feature photographs, film and projected images spanning the thirty-five-year career of Stephen DiRado.
The new class of twenty-four 2017 MacArthur Fellows includes five Guggenheim Fellows. Congratulations to Annie Baker (Drama and Performance Art, 2014), Dawoud Bey (Photography, 2002), Taylor Mac (Drama and Performance Art, 2016), Viet Thanh Nguyen (Fiction, 2017) and Derek Peterson (African Studies, 2016).
Barbara Hammer, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2013, is a visual artist primarily working in film and video. Her work reveals and celebrates marginalized peoples whose stories have not been told. Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art is pleased to present “Barbara Hammer: Evidentiary Bodies,” opening October 7.
Katha Pollitt, Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry, 1987, will participate in the Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings on October 4, at Stony Brook Southampton. Pollitt will read and discuss her work with Emily Gilbert at 7 p.m. in the Radio Lounge in Chancellors Hall.
Catch Guggenheim Fellow (Photography, 2016) Louie Palu’s Kandahar Journals at the Annual Reel Independent Film Extravaganza in Washington DC.