Two Hyperallergic Editors Among the Recipients of Rabkin Prize for Visible Arts Journalism

8 visual arts journalists, amongst them two of Hyperallergic’s personal, have been awarded the 2021 Rabkin Prize, a prestigious, nomination-primarily based distinction bestowed each year by the Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation.

Hyperallergic News Editor Jasmine Weber and Hyperallergic Weekend Editor John Yau have been among the the eight recipients this 12 months, alongside with Raquel Gutiérrez, who has also contributed to Hyperallergic, and Aruna D’Souza, Jarrett Earnest, Yinka Elujoba, Jennifer Huberdeau, and Mark Lamster. All grantees will obtain a $50,000 award.

Recipients are nominated by a panel of 15 people today working in the visual arts who are questioned to identify “the necessary visual artwork journalist doing the job in your part of the region.” Since the Rabkin Prize was released in 2017, the basis has awarded a total of $2,275,000 to person art writers.

Artist Leo Rabkin and his spouse, Dorothea, amassed one particular of the most essential collections of American folk and outsider art in the United States, and endowed the Foundation in 1999 to preserve the legacy of Leo Rabkin’s do the job and assist the contributions of people doing the job in the visible arts.

Valentina Di Liscia is a staff members writer for Hyperallergic. Originally from Argentina, she researched at the University of Chicago and is at present performing on her MA at Hunter College or university, in which she obtained the Brodsky Scholarship for Latin American…
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