Author Archives: Andrew Russeth

About Andrew Russeth

Co-Executive Editor of ARTnews

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Sarah Thornton’s Next Act

The journalist’s new book documents her interactions with Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Cady Noland Read More


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Particle physics study: bagpipes and popcorn kernels, 2014.

Bagpipes, Popcorn: Here Are Photos of Darren Bader’s One-Night Show With the Calder Foundation in Paris

During FIAC last week, New York artist Darren Bader, who is perhaps best known for sculptures that consist of live cats and pairs of burritos, staged a one-night-only exhibition that was hosted by the Calder Foundation at the Brownstone Foundation in … Read More


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Eva Barois de Caevel Wins Independent Curators International’s 2014 Independent Vision Curator Award

Independent Curators International announced today that Eva Barois de Caevel, the assistant curator of Raw Materials in Dakar, Senegal, and cofounder of Cartel de Kunst, “an international collective of emerging curators,” has been named the 2014 winner of its Independent … Read More


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Soulseek: Jordan Wolfson Talks Animatronics, Arousal, Epcot With Miles Huston, Jacques Louis Vidal, Rose Marcus

Earlier this year the directors of Brooklyn’s Know More Games gallery converted their space into a very professional recording studio for about a month and organized a variety of interviews and discussions. They called the project “Soulseek,” and billed it … Read More


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Samuel Levi Jones Wins Studio Museum’s $50,000 Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

Samuel Levi Jones is the winner of the ninth Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize, the Studio Museum in Harlem announced today. Created by musician and philanthropist George Wein in 2006 in honor of his late wife, the $50,000 prize is … Read More


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Neuberger Museum’s Chief Curator, Tracy Fitzpatrick, Named Director

Tracy Fitzpatrick, who has been chief curator of Purchase College’s Neuberger Museum of Art since 2012, has been tapped by the college to be its director, taking the place of Paola Morsiani, who had been director of the institution for two … Read More


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Kenneth Goldsmith Talks Radio

In the latest issue of The Third Rail, the contemporary art quarterly published out of Minneapolis, Ubuweb founder, MoMA poet laureate, and all-around mischief maker Kenneth Goldsmith looks back on the 15 years he spent as a radio show host … Read More


Art of the City
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‘Forcing Me in Joy to Paint Them': In Munich, a Rare Look at Florine Stettheimer

A retrospective of Florine Stettheimer, the great early American modernist, is a once-in-a-generation pleasure. Her old friend Marcel Duchamp organized one at the Museum of Modern Art in 1946, two years after her death from cancer at the age of … Read More


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Here’s the List for Mexico City’s 2015 Material Art Fair

Back in February, Mexico City’s Zona Maco art fair, then 11 years old, was joined by a scrappy newcomer, the Material Art Fair, focused on bleeding-edge galleries. “We were really battling to fill those stands,” Brett W. Schultz, one of the … Read More


Frieze London 2014
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Beyoncé Visited Kerry James Marshall’s Show at David Zwirner in London

For the past week I have been going on and on to anyone who will listen about how great Kerry James Marshall’s show at David Zwirner in London, “Look See,” is. But now you no longer just have to take … Read More


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Old Shoes and a Sleeping Guard at Frieze

Not to worry. Those high-top Pumas hanging over the sign for Hauser & Wirth’s booth at Frieze are supposed to be there. As with most unusual sights at an art fair, it’s an artwork. The artist responsible is the relentless … Read More


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The view from above.

The Sunday Fair, a Low-Key Frieze Week Satellite, Opens in London

The Sunday art fair is just a five-minute walk down Marylebone Street from Frieze, but—as the saying goes—it feels like a world away. Frieze, for instance, opened yesterday to thrumming crowds that included Valentino and A$AP Rocky, but this afternoon, … Read More


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The action last night at Frieze.

Andy Kaufman Is Remembered, Reperformed at Frieze London

Live art is all over the place at Frieze, and while that sounds like a recipe for extreme pain (who needs more distraction at an art fair), the quality has actually been really strong: Franz Erhard Walther works are being … Read More


Frieze London 2014 Reviews
Installation view of Lawrence Weiner's show at South London Gallery. (Also, a precise description of how many Frieze goers will likely feel by the end of this week.)

Don’t Sleep on Lawrence Weiner at South London Gallery

Sadly, it is impossible to see all of the art that is on view in London during Frieze and so, with each passing moment, decisions about what to visit get tougher. It’s Wednesday afternoon now, and many international visitors will be heading … Read More