Andrew Russeth

Editor of GalleristNY

8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before June 22

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SATURDAY | Screenings: Joseph Cornell at Anthology Film Archives


Lecture: Frances Stark on Robert Ryman at Dia:Chelsea
This is one intriguing pairing. Los Angeles’ great Frances Stark will discuss the work of Robert Ryman as part of Dia’s Artists on Artists lecture series. I would recommend buying your ticket ahead of time so you’re not waiting awkwardly in the standby line as your friends and enemies are lounging inside sipping beers from Brooklyn Brewery. It’s not a good feeling. —Andrew Russeth Read More


Here Are the 30 Winners of the 2013 Tiffany Awards

'Morris Men' (2012) by Tala Madani. (Photo by Joshua White, courtesy Tiffany Foundation)

Today the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation announced the latest winners of its biennial award, which are administered by Artists Space and come with unrestricted check for $20,000. You probably have seen work by a lot of them recently! It’s a pretty great list, with a wide range of artists, including Leslie Hewitt, Alex Hubbard, E’wao Kagoshima, Simone Leigh, Mary Reid Kelley, Jacolby Satterwhite, Nancy Shaver, Shinique Smith and more. The full list follows below. Read More


Morning Links: Telephone Edition

Telephones. (Photo by Airo_/Fickr)

Katya Kazakina profiles the art-collecting vice chairman of Blackstone, James Tomilson Hill. The epic collection of Renaissance and Baroque bronzes that he has assembled with his wife, Janine, is now on view at the Frick. “I am ferociously competitive as a collector, just like I am in my business,” Mr. Hill told the reporter. [Bloomberg]

The New York Post looks at “the overpriced world of bad art.” [NYP]

You can’t pre-order The Lego Movie on Amazon, but you can purchase Everett Raymond Kinstler portraits. [The Associated Press] Read More


7 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before June 13

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TUESDAY | Openings: A Fresh Batch of Shows at White Columns


Openings: A Fresh Batch of Shows at White Columns
White Columns comes out swinging with no less than five new exhibitions, with Patrick Berran, Ray Hamilton, Daniel Heidkamp, Jennifer Nichols and ALBUM (organized by Primary Information). A fresh lineup. (Work from ALBUM—a zine by artists Eline Mugaas and Elise Storsveen—is pictured.) —Andrew Russeth Read More


Morning Links: Mayoral Edition

Venice's mayor, Giorgio Orsoni. (Courtesy Venezia.it)

Laurent Le Bon has been named president of the Musée Picasso. [NYT]

Eli Broad’s forthcoming Los Angeles museum, the Broad, has filed a $19.8 million suit against Seele, the German firm manufacturing its latticed facade, for delays in production and misrepresenting its expertise. [NYT]

The saga continues. (Sorry.) San Francisco has offered George Lucas a new place for the museum he wants to build to show his art collection and “movie-related objects.” [Los Angeles Times] Read More