RECIPIENTS

Michel De Broin and The Third of May Arts
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported Majestic, a major public sculpture by Michel de Broin, commissioned by The Third of May Arts. This sculpture is a satellite-shaped structure constructed from decommissioned New Orleans street lamps that is illuminated at night. It was produced and constructed entirely in New Orleans...

James Benning and A.R.T. Press
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported the publication James Benning / Two Cabins, a project-based book that documents, frames, and analyses a body of work that James Benning has been researching and developing for the past three years. Edited by Julie Ault, the book includes photography by James Benning, essays by Julie Ault,...

Aldwyth and Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
New Work Project Grant

Aldwyth: Work v. / Work n. Collage and Assemblage 1991- 2009 Presented by Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC October 23, 2009 - January 9, 2010 This exhibition marked the first major retrospective of the collage and assemblage artist Aldwyth. Now in her 70's, Aldwyth lives and works in an...

David Beattie and Mattress Factory
New Work Project Grant

DAVID BEATTIE: OLD LIGHT, NEW DARKNESS Presented by The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA May 8, 2010 - August 8, 2010 David Beattie assembles sound-based installations from repurposed machines, their parts, and other found objects. By transforming ordinary apparatuses, he creates reimagined objects and scenarios that emphasize motion, simple mechanics, and our accumulative...

J.J. McCracken and Arlington Arts Center
New Work Project Grant

J.J. McCracken Hunger, Philadelphia installation, with live activity Calling attention to need as an under-discussed issue in society, the HUNGER project juxtaposes plenty with quality, immediate gratification with sustainability. Hunger, Philadelphia occurred as a site-specific, three-phase project. It examines hunger from a global perspective while responding and contributing to the local community hosting...