$13,500 toward completing the preparation of Tworkov’s journals, letters, and other writings for publication, to be edited by art critic and biographer Elizabeth Frank. Tworkov was an abstract expressionist painter, recognized, in part, for his influential Barrier series. His extensive writings document the rise of the New York School of painting and its cultural milieu. (This marks the second grant from the Foundation which will support further work on the project.)
$18,500 to help prepare abstract painter Jack Tworkov’s journals, letters, and other writings for publication. Awareness of Tworkov’s once well-recognized achievements, such as his influential “Barrier” series, has decreased recently. His unpublished writings chronicle the Provincetown art scene from the 1930s to 1982, as well as the rise of the New York School of painting.