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Andrew Russeth

Andrew Russeth was executive editor of ARTnews from July 2014 to January 2020. His writing has appeared in W, New York, Bijutsu Techo, Blau, and Parkett, the websites of the New Yorker and Paper Monument, and catalogues for exhibitions at museums and galleries. He was awarded the Rabkin Prize for visual arts journalism in 2019, and in 2013 was named Critic of the Year in the Rob Pruitt Awards. In 2005 he started 16 Miles of String, a blog about contemporary art and art history in New York that was supported by the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program. From 2011 to 2014, he edited the New York Observer’s GalleristNY, a website about the New York art world that he cofounded. Prior to that, he held positions at Blouin Artinfo and taught elementary school in Manhattan. His features for ARTnews have included a profile of artist Nayland Blake, a diary about just about every show and performance that he saw over the course of the 2017–18 season, a review of Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel in New York, and a deep dive on Newfields, the reconceived Indianapolis Museum of Art. He can be found on Twitter at @AndrewRusseth and Instagram at the same handle.

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