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Legacy Russell Discusses Glitching the Art Institution at The Kitchen – ARTnews.com

The 2021–22 issue of Art in America’s Annual Guide, released in December 2021, includes interviews with recently appointed directors of art institutions. A beloved nonprofit space known for presenting challenging interdisciplinary art, particularly in video and performance, the Kitchen just celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. Amid a multimillion-dollar building renovation, new executive director and chief curator Legacy Russell—formerly associate curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem—speaks ...

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Why Michael Heizer’s ‘City’ Is a Part of Senator Harry Reid’s Legacy – ARTnews.com

Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader who died on Tuesday at the age of 82, is remembered for his pugnacious political style and for backing Democratic causes over the years. A lesser-known part of his legacy—one that’s arguably just as enduring as his political feats—is his campaign to preserve Nevada land that is host to a famed Michael Heizer Land artwork. After more ...

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In latest feud over Robert Indiana’s legacy, Morgan Art Foundation claims publisher hid thousands of artworks and lied under oath

“We’ve corroborated every single allegation of wrongdoing against Michael McKenzie,” says the lawyer Luke Nikas, a partner at the firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan who is representing the Morgan Art Foundation (MAF) in the latest leg of a winding, prickly lawsuit that involves of some of the world’s most recognizable artworks and the legacy of their creator, the late Pop artist Robert ...

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Legacy Russell & Adrienne Edwards in Conversation – ARTnews.com

Legacy Russell is the recently appointed executive director and chief curator of the Kitchen, a performing arts center with 50 years of history as an experimental hub for theater, music, dance, and numerous other art forms in New York. Shortly after she began the job in September, the Kitchen announced a $28 million capital campaign to raise funds for the renovation and expansion plan ...

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Stop DiscriminAsian Aims to End a Long Legacy of Anti-Asian Hatred – ARTnews.com

As a wave of anti-Asian hate crimes swelled around the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of questions arose: Why had the art world, despite the abundance of Asians and Asian Americans working in its ranks, remained largely silent? There had not been an active Asian American arts network since Godzilla disbanded in the early 2000s, so who could reprise their role to ...

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9 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From Laurie Anderson on Virtual Reality Art to Legacy Russell on the Power of Footnotes

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all E.S.T. unless otherwise noted.)   Monday, November 29 Laurie Anderson, The Witness Protection Program (The Raven) (2020). Installation view from “Laurie Anderson: The Weather” at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture ...

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Legacy Russell to Direct The Kitchen in New York – ARTnews.com

The Kitchen, a New York alternative space with a reputation for showing cutting-edge performance, video, and sound art over the past 50 years, has picked Legacy Russell as its next executive director and chief curator. Russell, who is currently associate curator of exhibitions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, joins the Kitchen in September. Since starting as an associate curator at the Studio Museum ...

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Curator and Author Legacy Russell on Rebuilding Art Institutions From Within

Welcome to Shattering the Glass Ceiling, a podcast from the team at the Art Angle where we speak to boundary-breaking women in the art world and beyond about how art has shaped their lives and careers.   In the third episode of the Art Angle’s podcast miniseries “Shattering the Glass Ceiling,” Artnet News’s London editor Naomi Rea spoke to curator and author Legacy Russell. Russell ...

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50 Years Ago, Romare Bearden and His Colleagues Founded a New York Gallery for Artists of Color. A New Show Celebrates Its Legacy

exhibitionIn 1969, tired of the lack of exhibition opportunities for Black artists, Romare Bearden, Ernest Crichlow, and Norman Lewis took matters into their own hands and opened Cinque Gallery, a nonprofit exhibition space on Astor Place in New York’s East Village. Cinque—named for Joseph Cinque, who led the 1839 revolt on the Amistad slave ship after being kidnapped in Sierra Leone—quickly became a thriving community of ...

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