The Warhol Initiative

Capacity Building in the Visual Arts

Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 17, No 1 (Spring 2006)

Susan Kenny Stevens, Ph.D. and Sophia Padnos

2005. Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, 65 Bleecker Street, 7th floor, New York, NY 10012-2420, 212-387-7555.

This book chronicles the Warhol Foundation's five-year initiative to build capacity of thirty-one small contemporary visual arts organizations located throughout the country. This ambitious program awarded $125,000 to each organization and provided additional technical assistance according to their needs. The challenging typography, layout, and binding of the book convey a strong sense of the organizations portrayed.