$10,000 toward the traveling retrospective exhibition Adja Yunkers: To Invent a Garden, and its accompanying monograph, organized and written by art critic and historian Marek Bartelik. Yunkers, both a painter and a printmaker, was born in Latvia and immigrated to America in 1947. Known primarily for his abstract expressionist style, Yunkers also participated in the development of other artistic movements such as surrealism and Mexican social realism.
$10,000 toward the cataloguing, research and publication of a scholarly text on Adja Yunker’s life and work, organized by art critic and historian Marek Bartelik. Yunkers was born in Latvia and came to America in 1947 as a European-trained painter and printmaker, who participated in the development of various movements such as Expressionism, Surrealism, Mexican Social Realism, and Abstract Expressionism.