Topics » Arts & Culture   Oct. 2, 2012

Writers, Photographers, Filmmakers Among 2012 MacArthur Fellows

Chris Thile, Mandolinist

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Natalia Almada, FilmmakerUta Barth, PhotographerClaire Chase, Art EntrepreneurJunot Diaz, WriterAn-My Le, PhotographerDinaw Mengestu, WriterDylan Penningroth, HistorianLaura PoitrasBenoit Rolland, Bow MakerChris Thile, Mandolinist

Chris Thile, Mandolinist

"Mandolinist and composer creating a new musical aesthetic and a distinctly American canon for the mandolin through a lyrical fusion of traditional bluegrass orchestrations with a range of styles and genres." -- MacArthur Foundation

Photo Essay

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