Author Archives: Andrew Russeth

About Andrew Russeth

Co-Executive Editor of ARTnews

A stretch of Route 9G in Germantown, New York.DANIEL CASE/WIKIMEDIA

A Final Summer Group Show Will Alight in Upstate New York This Weekend

Just when the summer season seemed to be completely finished, two New York art dealers have announced plans for one final summertime exhibition, which will run for just two days this weekend, August 29 and 30, at 224 Main Street in Germantown, … Read More

A still from Darren Bader's The Vagrant, 2015.

Here’s the Video That Darren Bader Showed at Art Basel This Year

A big thank you to the colleague who just noted in a Facebook post that the Darren Bader video that appeared in Art Basel’s Art Unlimited section in June is now available to watch online. The very funny and deeply weird 13-minute … Read More

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Carnegie Museum Hires Eric Crosby as Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art announced today that it has tapped Eric Crosby, the associate curator of visual arts at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, to be its new Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. He starts … Read More

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Susanne Hilberry, Pioneering Detroit Art Dealer, Dies at 72

Susanne Hilberry, who for four decades ran an eponymous contemporary art gallery in Detroit where she showed both internationally renowned figures and local artists, died on Thursday at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, from complications of a brain tumor. … Read More

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Denver Art Museum Hires Florence Müller as Curator of Textile Art, Curator of Fashion

Florence Müller, a curator and historian of fashion and art, has been named the Avenir Foundation Curator of Textile Art, Curator of Fashion by the Denver Art Museum. Müller starts in the position in September and will, according to a … Read More


LACMA Will Screen Steve McQueen’s New Kanye West Video

Kanye West’s long-promised new album is still nowhere to be found, but beginning Saturday the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will offer up a video for two tracks directed by Steve McQueen, Jori Finkel reported in The New York … Read More


Future, the Rapper, Had a Wild Painting Performance at His Record Release Party

There are many ways to celebrate the release of your new album. You could, say, host a blowout party in a TriBeCa warehouse space with Hennessy–sponsored cocktails. Or you could debut the new record from behind a club’s DJ booth, … Read More

Books Reviews

In a New Book With an Unprintable Title, Seth Price Considers the Art World, Aesthetics, Murder

This week New Yorker critic Peter Schjeldahl offered some pretty sensible advice to all those who are maddened by the obscene action in today’s high-flying art market: chill out. “Sensing that people will one day look back on this era as … Read More

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Art Basel Hires Noah Horowitz, Armory Show Head, to Lead Miami Beach Fair

Today Art Basel announced that it has tapped Noah Horowitz, the director of the Armory Show fair in New York since 2011, to be its Director Americas, which will put him in charge of Art Basel’s annual December edition in Miami Beach, Florida. … Read More

At center are LACMA Director Michael Govan, Michael Heizer (the gentleman with the hat), President Obama, Nevada Senator Harry Reid, and Nevada Congresswoman Dana Titus.REPRESENTATIVE DINA TITUS/TWITTER

Here’s a Photo of President Obama, Michael Heizer, Harry Reid, and Michael Govan Celebrating the Protection of Heizer’s ‘City’

It just doesn’t get better than this. On Friday, as you may have read, President Obama signed a proclamation establishing the Basin and Range National Monument, some 704,000 acres of land in Nevada that includes all sorts of fossils as … Read More

An installation view of 'Raymond Roussel' at Galerie Daniel Buchholz, New York, through August 29, 2015.COURTESY GALERIE DANIEL BUCHHOLZ, BERLIN/COLOGNE/NEW YORK

Daniel Buchholz Opens in New York, Celebrating the Elusive Raymond Roussel

One afternoon in early July, just hours before the opening of his new gallery in Manhattan, the German art dealer Daniel Buchholz—tan, in a crisp white shirt and jeans—could be found in the ground-floor space on the Upper East Side … Read More

Horseshoecrabs Horseshoecrabs, Face by Seth and Rauchelle Burke (Etsy, 2014, Paint on horseshoe crab.

Chicago’s Queer Thoughts Gallery Heads to New York

Late last year, Luis Miguel Bendaña and Sam Lipp, the directors of Queer Thoughts, a venturesome gallery located in a modestly sized apartment in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, began making plans to relocate the space to New York. But before doing that, … Read More

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New Museum Names Lauren Cornell Curator and Associate Director of Technology Initiatives

Lauren Cornell, the New Museum curator who co-organized its toothsome 2015 triennial, has been tapped for a newly created position there: Curator and Associate Director, Technology Initiatives. The job will have her contributing to “the New Museum’s curatorial program through … Read More

Art Basel 2015
Ugo Rondinone, the gracious, 2015, at Münsterplatz.

Out of the Convention Center and Into the City: In Basel’s Parcours Section

On Wednesday night, Art Basel’s Parcours section, which places artworks throughout a different part of the city every year, opened to the public. On Thursday afternoon, it rained steadily, as it did for much of the fair’s run, and most of … Read More