Author Archives: Andrew Russeth

About Andrew Russeth

Co-Executive Editor of ARTnews

Artists
A mushroom.PHOTO BY DUNCAN BROWN

Former Walker Director Martin Friedman Remembers Mushroom Adventures With John Cage

As part of its 75th-anniversary celebrations, Minneapolis’s Walker Art Center is running on its website unpublished writings by Martin Friedman, who directed the museum from 1961 to 1990 and made it into one of the most progressive institutions for contemporary art … Read More


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Installation view of the artist's work at the 2014 Berlin Biennale.ANDERS SUNE BERG

Cyprus Taps Christodoulos Panayiotou for 2015 Venice Biennale Pavilion

Artist Christodoulos Panayiotou will represent Cyprus at the 2015 Venice Biennale, Artforum reports. The nation’s pavilion is being curated by Omar Kholeif, who selected Panayiotou from more than 70 proposals. “I believe that Panayiotou possesses a singular artistic vision that … Read More


Artists News
Freilicher in 1984.

Jane Freilicher, Painter and Confidant of the New York School, Dies at 90

The painter Jane Freilicher, whose airy, radiantly colored still lifes and landscapes made her a leading light of the 1950s New York School and one the great representational artists of postwar America, died on Tuesday in New York. She was 90. … Read More


Artists
Hans Haacke, The Business Behind Art Knows the Art of the Koch Brothers, 2014.© HANS HAACKE/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PAULA COOPER GALLERY, NEW YORK. PHOTO BY STEVEN PROBERT.

The Art of Good Business: Hans Haacke Goes After a Koch, Readies London Plinth

Anyone in need of a potent antidote to the feeding frenzy at Art Basel Miami Beach last week should head right now to Paula Cooper Gallery’s second-floor space at 521 West 21st Street in West Chelsea. On view there is … Read More


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The new space.

Lower East Side’s Brennan & Griffin Gallery Will Expand to Red Hook

New York’s Brennan & Griffin gallery has picked up a building in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. The new space will open in May of 2015 with a show by painter Mary Weatherford. It’s a sizable location, measuring 5,000 square … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Artists Market
Walter Robinson at Lynch Tham's booth at Pulse.

At Pulse Miami Beach, Walter Robinson Offers Up Clothing Catalogs, Porn

This year the Miami edition of Pulse art fair decamped from its longtime home in the Ice Palace in Miami proper for a tent in Indian Park Beach in Miami Beach—a major improvement in terms of location, spaciousness, and lighting. … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

A Look Around the Untitled Art Fair in Miami Beach

The Miami fairs closed yesterday, and now the only remains of the wild week of Art Basel Miami Beach are memories and photographs. Among the highlights was the return, for a third year, of the Untitled fair in a tent on the beach near 12th Street. It’s … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
The work.

Meyer Vaisman: If I Still Owned Work in Rubell Collection ‘I Would Destroy It’

Right now, the Rubell Family Collection in Miami is hosting an exhibition called “To Have and to Hold,” toasting the 50 years that Don and Mera Rubell have been married and collecting art. It features work from their holdings by … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
The awed crowd watching from PAMM.

DIS Magazine Organizes Astounding, Unreal Performance at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Last night, the Pérez Art Museum Miami celebrated the one-year anniversary of its move into its very beautiful Herzog & de Meuron-designed building with a party that included the DJ supergroup Future Brown (who have a great video on view … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Artists Market
Sergei Tcherepnin at Overduin & Co.

Sergei Tcherepnin Wins 2014 Artadia/NADA Award

Artadia: The Fund for Art & Dialogue, a nonprofit arts organization started by banker Chris Vroom, announced that Sergei Tcherepnin is the winner of this year’s Artadia/NADA Award prize, which is presented to one artist at the NADA Miami Beach each year. It … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
Works by Erlanger, Budor, and Bajagic.

A Room of One’s Own: Grand Century Brings the Fair Upstairs

Grand Century, the ambitious Lower East Side space run by artists Dora Budor, Alex Mackin Dolan, and Olivia Erlanger, is doing its first-ever art fair this week, showing in a pint-sized project booth at NADA Miami Beach, which opened today … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Artists Market

At Basel, Naomi Fisher Offers Dancers, Coconuts, Dancarchy

Those who visited Art Basel Miami Beach last year may experience a bit of deja vu at this year’s fair, over in the Arts Nova section, where a row of booths is once again interrupted by an unmarked corridor and … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Artists Market
William N. Copley, Grand Hotel, 1973, at Kasmin.

William N. Copleys Are All Over Art Basel Miami Beach

We don’t usually get to see too much of the work of William N. Copley (1919–96) here in the United States, which is a sad, sad thing because he is one of the most peculiar and interesting artists of the 20th century, a … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
Martin Creed at Gavin Brown's Enterprise.

A Tour of Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

From Calder to Cady Noland to cakes Read More