Awards

National Academy Names Abramovic, Bradford, Hendricks, Rosenquist, Sze and More as 2013 Academicians

A life drawing class at the National Academy, circa 1905. (Courtesy the National Academy)

A life drawing class at the National Academy, circa 1905. (Courtesy the National Academy)

The Upper East Side’s National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts has named its new 2013 Academicians, who will join a membership that totals some 300 artists and architects. Upon entering the Academy at an Oct. 29 ceremony, each will give a work to the institution, which has a collection of more than 7,000 pieces.

The new artist Academicians are:

Marina Abramović
Vito Acconci
Dotty Attie
Alice Aycock
Mark Bradford
Barkley L. Hendricks
Christian Marclay
James Rosenquist
Lorna Simpson
Sarah Sze
Barbara Takenaga
Carrie Mae Weems
Fred Wilson

And the architect Academicians are:

David Adjaye
Paul Broches
Kate Orff
William Pedersen
Renzo Piano
Moshe Safdie

Congratulations!

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