Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959, Barbados, West Indies) graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1982 and continued his education in the Independent Studies Program (ISP) at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. A seminal figure in the East Village scene of the 1980s, Bickerton has been associated with the “Neo-Geo” approach to art making.
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The grant will be used to support exhibitions at the Whitney’s new location, scheduled to open in 2015, in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Designed by Renzo Piano, the new building will enable the museum to increase the size and scope of its exhibitions and programming and to showcase, to a far greater extent than previously possible, its vast collection of American art.