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2014: Year of the Funny Women, Part 2: Women Cartoonists Draw Top Awards

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.10.2015 | Comedy
Beverly Wettenstein

Women cartoonists are finally drawing a fine line and earning righful rewards for their work. Stay tooned.

EXPO/CHICAGO 2014, an Artistic and Commercial Success

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 11.23.2014 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

Alvaro Alcazar of his eponymous gallery in Madrid uttered, "As soon as I saw who was coming into my gallery space at Thursday's opening, I knew I was at the right fair."

Cartoonist Alison Bechdel Awarded MacArthur 'Genius' Fellowship

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.17.2014 | Books

On Wednesday, cartoonist Alison Bechdel was named one of 21 new MacArthur Fellows. Bechdel’s name may be familiar to you from her graphic memoirs Fu...

Here Are The 21 MacArthur Geniuses You Should Know This Year

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts

From a 36-year-old Harvard mathematician to 71-year-old independent historian to 53-year-old public artist, the class of 2014 MacArthur Fellows is her...

Chicago Celebrates Women Building Change

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

"Women Building Change," an exhibition at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, aims to do exactly that by highlighting outstanding works by female architects living and working in the city of Chicago.

Arthur Delaney

MacArthur Genius Grantee Received Food Stamps

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three years ago, poverty qualified choreographer Kyle Abraham for food stamps. On Wednesday, the MacArthur Foundation announced it had a...

MacArthur Genius Grants Awarded

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

What do a 60-year-old video artist, a 36-year-old atomic physicist, and a 53-year-old behavioral economist have in common? Not much, probably, except ...

MacArthur Genius Grants Announced

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

Winners for the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowship -- commonly known as the "genius awards" -- were leaked today on the New ...

MacArthur Fellows To Be Announced Tuesday

Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is set to announce its 2012 Fellows next month. The lucky recipients of the $500,000 grants will be ...

An Intimate Evening of Solo Piano with Jason Moran at the Carnegie Room of the Nyack Library Friday June 15, 2012

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Within the confines of the elegantly appointed Carnegie Room at the Nyack Library, a full house made up of the curious and the cognoscenti, came to listen and feel the music of a modern pianistic virtuoso by the name of Jason Moran.

Artists on a Mission

George Heymont | Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Two hugely inspirational documentaries recently screened at the San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival (Third i) examine artists who have found themselves (quite unexpectedly) on a mission that may well keep them occupied for the rest of their lives.