Honors: Amanda Fortini

Amanda Fortini (Journalism) recently won the prestigious Rabkin Prize. The fourth annual Rabkin Prize for Arts Writers, given by the Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation, recognizes outstanding contributions by critics who write on visual arts. The prize was awarded to nine writers nationally. Each honoree will receive $50,000. Fortini, who has taught at UNLV for the past four years, has written about art, design, architecture, fashion, and aesthetics for T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The New York Times, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, I.D., Interview, Elle, and Slate, among other publications, and is currently the Beverly Rogers Fellow at Black Mountain Institute. 

 

 

 

 

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