Category Archives: Artwork

James Spencer Russell, Louise Nevelson and Robert Indiana

Jim’s Lafayette Street Soho studio was around the corner and three blocks away from Louise Nevelson’s studio on Spring Street.  One more block over, at Spring Street and the Bowery, were the studios of Robert Indiana and other artists. In

James Spencer Russell, Louise Nevelson and Robert Indiana

Jim’s Lafayette Street Soho studio was around the corner and three blocks away from Louise Nevelson’s studio on Spring Street.  One more block over, at Spring Street and the Bowery, were the studios of Robert Indiana and other artists. In

100 Letter Words with Julie Kern

Here is a short video conversation about two of Jim’s pieces from the 100 Letter Word series recorded at the exhibition, Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell, with collector and researcher, Julie Kern.

100 Letter Words with Julie Kern

Here is a short video conversation about two of Jim’s pieces from the 100 Letter Word series recorded at the exhibition, Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell, with collector and researcher, Julie Kern.

White Haiku Variations with Wade Bussert

Here is a short video conversation about Jim’s piece, White Haiku Variations, recorded at the exhibition, Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell, with Jim’s friend, Wade Bussert.

White Haiku Variations with Wade Bussert

Here is a short video conversation about Jim’s piece, White Haiku Variations, recorded at the exhibition, Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell, with Jim’s friend, Wade Bussert.

Nuns Picking Poppies

Long before Jim became a “professional artist,” and before he left to serve in World War II, he exhibited in a major exhibition, the Forty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Art at the Cincinnati Art Museum.  The exhibition ran from November

Nuns Picking Poppies

Long before Jim became a “professional artist,” and before he left to serve in World War II, he exhibited in a major exhibition, the Forty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Art at the Cincinnati Art Museum.  The exhibition ran from November

Portrait of James Spencer Russell by Robert Reid

This post features a wonderful portrait of Jim painted by his friend, Robert Reid.  The painting is from the collection of Kelly and Pam Leeman.  I’m not sure of the size of the work (I did not measure it when

Portrait of James Spencer Russell by Robert Reid

This post features a wonderful portrait of Jim painted by his friend, Robert Reid.  The painting is from the collection of Kelly and Pam Leeman.  I’m not sure of the size of the work (I did not measure it when

Update, Book, Exhibition and Pencil Drawing

We’ve made some corrections and tweaked some photographs in our book and new proofs are on the way.  Soon we will be ordering books for the exhibition opening and for additional orders.  So far we have two patrons that have

Update, Book, Exhibition and Pencil Drawing

We’ve made some corrections and tweaked some photographs in our book and new proofs are on the way.  Soon we will be ordering books for the exhibition opening and for additional orders.  So far we have two patrons that have

“Subway 2,” a work by James Spencer Russell

Subway 2 comes from Satch’s collection.  When she originally acquired it we weren’t sure if it was a “Russell.”  It was so different from anything else of Jim’s work that we had viewed.  While researching our book, we began to

“Subway 2,” a work by James Spencer Russell

Subway 2 comes from Satch’s collection.  When she originally acquired it we weren’t sure if it was a “Russell.”  It was so different from anything else of Jim’s work that we had viewed.  While researching our book, we began to