Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Vaunted Anonymous Was a Woman Grants Go to Linda Goode Bryant, Chitra Ganesh, and More

By Alex Greenberger
Chitra Ganesh, After the Storm, 2019. COURTESY THE ARTIST
One of the U.S. art world’s most beloved award programs has revealed its 2020 winners. The New York–based organization Anonymous Was a Woman has announced the 10 winners of this year’s awards, which come with $25,000 each and go annually to women-identifying artists over the age of 40. It is the second batch of grants the organization has given this year, after a round of emergency Covid ones awarded in the spring. Among them this year are D. Y. Begay, Barbara Chase-Riboud, and Chitra Ganesh, all of whom have produced work that has been influential to artists of younger generations. [More