Tag: Russell

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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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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Russell Shorto to Lead New Institute Focused on New York Activism – ARTnews.com

The New York Historical Society has named Russell Shorto as executive director of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Institute for New York City History, Politics, and Community Activism, which focuses on community activism in the 20th and 21st-century. Shorto, a narrative historian and journalist, is known for his chronicles of New York’s past, in particular its origins as a Dutch colony. As the head of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel ...

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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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Painter Robert Russell Discusses Memorializing Teacups – ARTnews.com

When it came to choosing a career as an artist, “there was no other option,” L.A.-based painter Robert Russell, recently told Brooke Jaffe for “ARTnews Live,” our ongoing IGTV series featuring interviews with a range of creatives. “It was always something I did. I was always on the floor drawing and painting.” To aspiring artists, he advises, “Make sure you love what you do” and “just ...

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