Jeffrey Brown talks to jazz musician Jason Moran.
Seven of this year's MacArthur grant recipients are artists, musicians, writers or designers.
By Molly Finnegan
Jason Moran is a jazz pianist and composer and one of the winners of this year's MacArthur Fellowships. His latest recording is called "Ten," which came out in June.
By Tom LeGro
Elizabeth Turk is a sculptor who can seemingly turn marble into lace. She studied at Scripps College and the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and she has been awarded one…
By Tom LeGro
One of this year's MacArthur Foundation fellows is Sebastian Ruth, founder and artistic director of Community MusicWorks.
Nicholas Benson is a stone carver from Newport, R.I., a third generation craftsman who runs the John Stevens Shop, a business that's been in operation since 1705. He was named as a 2010 MacArthur Fellow.
Born in Beijing, MacArthur Fellow Yiyun Li came to the United States in 1996 to complete a doctoral program in immunology, but decided then to change her career path and instead do something that was more important to her: writing.
A jazz pianist, an installation artist and a third-generation stone carver are among the recipients of the 2010 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship grants, announced early Tuesday morning.
Among today's recipients of the so-called "Genius Award" (i.e. the MacArthur Fellowship) is poet Heather McHugh.
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