How to be a rich genius

Leo, John
June 1995
U.S. News & World Report;6/26/95, Vol. 118 Issue 25, p24
Opinion. Focuses on the MacArthur Foundation's `genius grants,' no-strings-attached gifts, usually in the $250,000 to $350,000 range. Winners including musicologist Susan McClary and Adrienne Rich who focus on penile problems in Beethoven symphonies; Discussion of the work of photographer Cindy Sherman, another winner; Suggestion that it is a shame that a program set up to honor excellence among creative people has deteriorated so.


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