Author Archives: Andrew Russeth

About Andrew Russeth

Co-Executive Editor of ARTnews

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

Frieze London 2014 Market
Untitled, 1989, at Capitain/Metro.

There Are Quite a Few Kippenbergers at Frieze Masters

The Germans are everywhere at Frieze Masters! Strolling booths yesterday, I started counting the number of Gerhard Richter paintings on view, but quickly lost count. Same for Sigmar Polkes, which were running a close second—maybe not surprising since his retrospective, … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market
At Werner's booth.

At Frieze, a James Lee Byars Performance Strolls the Aisles, Looking for a Buyer

No matter where you were strolling today at London’s Frieze Art Fair, a group of 10 young people wearing bright pink hats always seemed to walk by, performing James Lee Byars’s 10 in a Hat (c. 1969/2012) piece. Who was responsible? An … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market
Dancers prepare for the ballet performances that Nick Mauss has planned to run throughout the fair.

A Tour of Frieze London 2014

The 2014 edition of Frieze London has begun, swinging its doors open to VIPs this morning at 10 a.m. in Regent’s Park. It runs through Saturday. By noon the aisles were thick with people, on the hunt for a new artwork, an old … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market
At Frieze.

Two Franz Erhard Walthers, a Classic and a Rarity, Alight at Frieze

As the aisles buzzed inside Frieze London this morning, a young woman in black pants, a black sweater, and black shoes was standing absolutely still on a sheet of metal in the shape of an L. Most people rushed by, but a … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Reviews
Installation view of David Hammons at White Cube.JACK HEMS AND PATRICK DANDY

At White Cube, a David Hammons Show Filled With Secrets

David Hammons solo shows are rare events, occurring only every few years lately, and the last two were in New York, at L&M Arts, in 2011 and 2007. But now he has arrived at London’s White Cube gallery for what … Read More

Frieze London 2014 Reviews

Kerry James Marshall Delivers a Stunner at Zwirner in London

Just how good is Kerry James Marshall’s show at David Zwirner in London’s Mayfair district? So good that the second I left today I began plotting the next time that I could sneak out of the Frieze Art Fair this week … Read More

Frieze London 2014 News parties
Martin Creed's Work no.1086 Everything Is Going To Be Alright (2011) on the residence.

Hauser & Wirth Welcomes Frieze Visitors at Its Somerset Estate

Gallery offers early Franz Wests, Phyllida Barlow at fair fête Read More

Frieze London 2014 Market News
On one lift.

Frieze Art Fair Has Already Started in the London Tube

London’s Frieze Art Fair doesn’t officially begin until tomorrow, Tuesday, October 14, when it will open to invited guests, but if you’re looking to get a head start on the action, head over to the Regent’s Park Underground stop, which is … Read More


ISCP Names Susan Hapgood Executive Director

The International Studio & Curatorial Program, the Brooklyn-based residency organization, which turns 20 this year, has tapped Susan Hapgood to be its new executive director. Hapgood is currently based in India, where she founded the Mumbai Art Room exhibition space … Read More

Installation view of Budor's Action Paintings' show at 247365 in Brooklyn.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND 247365

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Names 2014 New York Artist Grant Winners

The Rema Hort Mann Foundation has named the 2014 winners of its $10,000 unrestricted emerging artist grants in New York. The grantees, many of whom will be familiar to regular gallery-goers in the city, are: Abigail DeVille Sara Magenheimer Dora … Read More

Art of the City
Wayne Thiebaud, Cold Case, 2010/11/13.© Wayne Thiebaud / Licensed by VAGA, New York

Welcome to the Good Life: Learning From Wayne Thiebaud

One review of his solo show at Acquavella, and 21 brief reviews of local pastry and ice cream shops Read More

Market News The Talent

Brian Faucette Joins New York’s Derek Eller as Director

Chelsea’s Deller Eller Gallery has hired Brian Faucette as director. Faucette, who joins Eller after six years at 303 Gallery, is co-owner and director of the Knowmoregames gallery, which is located in the so-called Donut District of Brooklyn, on the … Read More

Art of the City
Tonya Nielsen's sculpture NOW outside the Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Grand Old Party: At Michigan’s ArtPrize, the Country’s Biggest Art Award

More than 1,500 artists, professional and amateur, vie for $560,000 in prizes, awarded by jurors and the public Read More