The Theater: Biggest Fellowships

The newest and handsomest fellowships in the arts and architecture field were announced last week in Chicago by the $5,000,000 Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Aim of the new foundation, which draws its funds from the estate of bigtime Chicago Builder Ernest Robert Graham, who died in 1936,* is to give artists, architects and critics of already proved ability a year off to work on special projects of their own choosing.

All of the first nine winners of $10,000 each easily met Graham's desire that recipients be up to "postgraduate work." The winners, chosen with the help of...

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