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View Advocating Art 2018 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, L-R: Robert O'Hara, Courtney Bryan, Michael Rakowitz, Lani Hall Alpert, Herb Alpert, Okwui Okpokwasili, and Arthur Jafa, Photo: Francesco Da Vinci

Advocating Art >

Musician and philanthropist Herb Alpert is more inspired by new art than ever, which is why he’s giving $75,000 each to five risk-taking artists in the middle of what he hopes will be long careers.

View 2018 Herb Alpert Award Winners Announced 2018 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, L-R: Robert O'Hara, Courtney Bryan, Michael Rakowitz, Okwui Okpokwasili, & Arthur Jafa. Photo: Francesco Da Vinci

2018 Herb Alpert Award Winners Announced >

The Herb Alpert Award in the Arts has been presented to five mid–career artists who were recognized for their contributions to the fields of music, film/video, theater, dance, and the visual arts. This year’s recipients of the $75,000 unrestricted prize are composer and pianist Courtney Bryan, artist and filmmaker Arthur Jafa, playwright Robert O’Hara, choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili, and…