Guggenheim Fellowship Grant Recipients

Historical Art

Vote Ranking  

1

Zora Neale Hurston

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

2

Gwendolyn Brooks

Author

100% (1 of 1 votes)

3

Paul Samuelson

Economist

100% (1 of 1 votes)

4

Gregory Pincus

Inventor

100% (1 of 1 votes)

5

Katherine Anne Porter

Author

100% (4 of 4 votes)

6

Hannah Arendt

Philosopher

100% (2 of 2 votes)

7

Joyce Carol Oates

Author

100% (2 of 2 votes)

8

David Horowitz (Pundit)

Commentator

86.67% (13 of 15 votes)

9

W.H. Auden

Poet

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

10

John Cheever

Author

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

11

Robert Lowell

Poet

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

12

Pauline Kael

Critic

60.0% (6 of 10 votes)

13

James Baldwin

Author

59.02% (36 of 61 votes)

14

Donna Shalala

Politician

55.68% (49 of 88 votes)

15

Alan Dershowitz

Attorney

54.72% (58 of 106 votes)

16

Henry Kissinger

U.S. Secretary of State

53.57% (15 of 28 votes)

17

Spalding Gray

Author

50.0% (9 of 18 votes)

18

Mary McCarthy

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

19

Nella Larsen

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

20

John Updike

Author

50.0% (3 of 6 votes)

21

Countee Cullen

Poet

50.0% (3 of 6 votes)

22

Joanne Simpson

Scientist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

23

Twyla Tharp

Choreographer

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

24

Noam Chomsky

Author

45.74% (43 of 94 votes)

25

G.E. Smith

Musician

41.67% (5 of 12 votes)

26

Jesse Stuart

Author

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

27

Wallace Shawn

Actor

33.33% (8 of 24 votes)

28

Philip Roth

Author

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

29

Dixy Lee Ray

U.S. Governor

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

30

Aaron Copland

Composer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

31

Langston Hughes

Poet

33.33% (2 of 6 votes)

32

John Dos Passos

Author

33.33% (2 of 6 votes)

33

Walter White

Advocate

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

34

Hart Crane

Poet

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

35

Anne Sexton

Poet

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

36

Cecil Taylor

Musician

28.57% (2 of 7 votes)

37

Maya Deren

Filmmaker

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

38

Oliver La Farge

Author

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

39

Walker Evans

Photographer

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

40

Paul Erdos

Mathematician

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

41

Harold Bloom

Critic

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

42

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Author

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

43

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Author

22.22% (2 of 9 votes)

44

Martha Graham

Choreographer

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

45

Norbert Wiener

Mathematician

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

46

Linus Pauling

Scientist

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

47

John Cage

Composer

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

48

EE Cummings

Poet

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

49

Richard Wright (Novelist)

Author

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

50

Elizabeth Bishop

Poet

5.88% (1 of 17 votes)

51

Alice Walker

Author

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

52

Theodore Roethke

Poet

0% (0 of 1 votes)

53

Marianne Moore

Poet

0% (0 of 4 votes)

54

Carson McCullers

Author

0% (0 of 3 votes)

55

Billy Collins

Poet

0% (0 of 2 votes)

56

Robert Christgau

Critic

0% (0 of 1 votes)

57

Conrad Aiken

Poet

0% (0 of 1 votes)

58

August Derleth

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

59

Ansel Adams

Photographer

0% (0 of 2 votes)

60

Alvah Bessie

Screenwriter

0% (0 of 4 votes)

61

Gian Carlo Menotti

Composer

0% (0 of 3 votes)

62

Gary Snyder

Poet

0% (0 of 0 votes)

63

Dorothea Lange

Photographer

0% (0 of 7 votes)

64

George Grosz

Artist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

65

Kenneth Rexroth

Poet

0% (0 of 1 votes)

66

Marc Blitzstein

Composer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

67

Thomas Wolfe

Author

0% (0 of 6 votes)

68

Karen Finley

Performance Artist

0% (0 of 5 votes)

69

Cormac McCarthy

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

70

Roy DeCarava

Photographer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

71

Paul Bowles

Author

0% (0 of 0 votes)

72

Robert Shaw (Conductor)

Conductor

0% (0 of 1 votes)

73

Rachel Carson

Advocate

0% (0 of 1 votes)

74

Eudora Welty

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

75

Thelonious Monk

Musician

0% (0 of 6 votes)

76

Rudolf Carnap

Philosopher

0% (0 of 3 votes)

77

Vladimir Nabokov

Author

0% (0 of 3 votes)

78

John Berryman

Poet

0% (0 of 1 votes)