Elliot Goldenthal Honored by NYFA
Fred Wilson (NYFA Fellow in Sculpture, 1987, 1991) is an internationally renowned artist whose work has been exhibited in cultural institutions and public spaces throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including the 50th Venice Biennale at which Wilson represented the United States. Wilson received a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" Achievement Award in 1999 and the Larry Aldrich Foundation Award in 2000. He is the board president of Sculpture center, a trustee of the Whitney Museum of American Art and a board member of Creative Capital. He was born in the Bronx and lives and works in Manhattan, where he is represented by the Pace Gallery. Mr. Wilson will be introduced by curator and scholar Carin Kuoni.
The NYFA Hall of Fame Benefit is Sponsored by: Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Acquavella Galleries; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and Shearman & Sterling LLP.