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Grant Watch: A New Fellowship for Social Practice Artists

by Whitney Kimball on September 5, 2013
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If you want to shut down a continuous solitary confinement prison like Laurie Jo Reynolds, or transform a neighborhood like Theaster Gates, or generate international outrage like Pussy Riot, AND you need $20,000 in unrestricted funds, then you’re in luck (for once).

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Ten Summer Specials For the New York Art World

by Whitney Kimball on June 8, 2013
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So you’re still in New York and reading the blogs. Here are ten fun shows made for summer, from McCarthy’s twisted forest, to MonkeyTown, to a survey of New York’s untapped Jews.

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Who Deserves Public Arts Funding? A Blade of Grass Wants to Know

by Whitney Kimball on July 25, 2012
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As A Blade of Grass announces its candidates for grantees, we wonder whether public art should challenge a general audience.

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New Granting Opportunities in the Arts: A Blade of Grass Launches

by Paddy Johnson on September 16, 2011
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Good news for artists frustrated by the realities of poverty imposed upon them. The new philanthropic organization A Blade of Grass will give two grants $35,000 in unrestricted funds to New York based artists artists who make work that actively engages contexts outside the gallery. The online application will be launched in October with a deadline of January 9th.

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A Blade of Grass

by Paddy Johnson on June 13, 2011

A Blade of Grass – Oh, this is fantastic. Blade of Grass announces that they will award two grants for $35,000 each to artists who can demonstrate financial need and whose work active engages contexts outside the gallery. Also, one award will go to a non-profit visual arts organization that creates new audiences for contemporary […]

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