Anthony Hernandez, David Maisel, Rania Matar, Meghann Riepenhoff and Hank Willis Thomas are among the 12 photographic artists named 2018 Guggenheim Fellows, according to an announcement from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The fellowships provide grants of undisclosed amounts to support project by artists, scholars, scientists and writers. The foundation selected 173 fellows this year from a pool of more than 3,000 applicants. This year’s fellows in photography are:

Tsar Fedorsky
Lukas Felzmann
Anthony Hernandez
David Maisel
Pradip Malde
Rania Matar
Nicholas Muellner
Kristine Potter
Meghann Riepenhoff
Nadia Sablin
Hank Willis Thomas
Ian van Coller

Teju Cole, the writer, photographer and photography critic for The New York Times Magazine, was also awarded a fellowship.

Guggenheim Fellows have included Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Jon Lowenstein, Carlos Javier Ortiz, Lyle Ashton Harris, Brenda Ann Kenneally and Maggie Steber. The fellowships were started in 1925. Dorothea Lange was the first photographer to win a fellowship, in 1941.

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