Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member »

Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism.

Curtis Talwst Santiago, “Whatever lay ahead he had already accepted” (2018), Spray paint, oil, charcoal, pastel, and acrylic on canvas, 35 1/2 x 35 1/2 inches (90.2 x 90.2 cm) (Image courtesy of the artist and Rachel Uffner Gallery)

A new multi-year grant from the Cy Twombly Foundation will open the doors of the Drawing Center through February 2023. Starting today, February 20, visitors can see the space’s newest exhibitions, Guo Fengyi: To See from a Distance and Curtis Talwst Santiago: Can’t I Alter, free of charge. The initiative builds on the experience of a previous grant that also covered the cost of admission and increased visitor numbers by 50 percent.  

The late Cy Twombly was a painter, sculptor, photographer and draftsman, a skill that Laura Hoptman, Executive Director of the Drawing Center, said made the grant a natural extension of the organization’s mission, to widen its audience “and encourage visitors of all backgrounds” to visit the Manhattan art space.

The Latest

An Anarchist Illustrator Looks to Radical Histories to Fight Fascism

Anarchist illustrator N.O. Bonzo produces decentralized media in a highly bureaucratic cultural landscape. Their illustrations, murals, and literature emerge in unexpected places, from the streets of Portland, Oregon, to the far ends of Reddit and Twitter, addressing relations of labor and identity in the workplace and on the streets. Growth and care are central themes…

Monica Castillo

Monica Castillo is a writer and critic based in New York City. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Village Voice, RogerEbert.com, Remezcla, the Guardian,...