Posts Tagged: James Russell

Variations on a Square

The Summer of 1957 was the beginning of a big change and was a period of transformation for Jim. He traveled in Europe for four months.  He immersed himself in museums and theater and continued to discover new foods and

Variations on a Square

The Summer of 1957 was the beginning of a big change and was a period of transformation for Jim. He traveled in Europe for four months.  He immersed himself in museums and theater and continued to discover new foods and

Artwork for the Exhibition

Researching and developing the history of Jim’s life and his art provides context and understanding for the artwork that will be shown in the exhibition.  Tracking down, collecting and borrowing the artwork that will properly present Jim’s life history as

Artwork for the Exhibition

Researching and developing the history of Jim’s life and his art provides context and understanding for the artwork that will be shown in the exhibition.  Tracking down, collecting and borrowing the artwork that will properly present Jim’s life history as

Writing the History of the Artist, James Spencer Russell

Update, 12/10/2013:  After more and more edits, rewrites and proofreads, the manuscript is finally complete. As a part of organizing and working on the Indiana State Museum’s upcoming exhibition, Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell, Satch

Writing the History of the Artist, James Spencer Russell

Update, 12/10/2013:  After more and more edits, rewrites and proofreads, the manuscript is finally complete. As a part of organizing and working on the Indiana State Museum’s upcoming exhibition, Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell, Satch

New York Times Review of Jim’s First Exhibit at the Ruth White Gallery

Below is a review of Jim’s first exhibit at the Ruth White Gallery from an original New York Times clipping.  The beginning of the review is located in the lower left of the page.  (You can click on the photograph

New York Times Review of Jim’s First Exhibit at the Ruth White Gallery

Below is a review of Jim’s first exhibit at the Ruth White Gallery from an original New York Times clipping.  The beginning of the review is located in the lower left of the page.  (You can click on the photograph

Jim and World War II

In 1942 Jim enlisted into the Army and was assigned as a Captain to the 23d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized.  In 1945 the 23d moved through the European Theater.  They arrived in Le Havre France on February 19 and moved

Jim and World War II

In 1942 Jim enlisted into the Army and was assigned as a Captain to the 23d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, Mechanized.  In 1945 the 23d moved through the European Theater.  They arrived in Le Havre France on February 19 and moved

Satch and I Take a Trip to Kewanna, Part Two

As previously mentioned on our recent trip to Kewanna Wade Bussert provided Satch and I with a wealth of material to go through.  We felt that recreating as best as we could what James Spencer Russell’s life’s journey was all

Satch and I Take a Trip to Kewanna, Part Two

As previously mentioned on our recent trip to Kewanna Wade Bussert provided Satch and I with a wealth of material to go through.  We felt that recreating as best as we could what James Spencer Russell’s life’s journey was all

Satch and I Take a Trip to Kewanna, Part One

Toward the end of October Satch and I spent three days in Kewanna.  The plan was to dig deeper into the archive of the artist James Spencer Russell (Jim) to broaden our understanding of his life.  The plan worked out

Satch and I Take a Trip to Kewanna, Part One

Toward the end of October Satch and I spent three days in Kewanna.  The plan was to dig deeper into the archive of the artist James Spencer Russell (Jim) to broaden our understanding of his life.  The plan worked out

Dr. Tom Kuebler

We are mourning the sudden loss of our friend and colleague Tom Kuebler.  Tom was instrumental in getting the James Russell retrospective at the Indiana State Museum. Tom was a great friend and always offered his support and encouragement on

Dr. Tom Kuebler

We are mourning the sudden loss of our friend and colleague Tom Kuebler.  Tom was instrumental in getting the James Russell retrospective at the Indiana State Museum. Tom was a great friend and always offered his support and encouragement on

Fragments/1962-86; Pieces of a Joycean Quilt

This is the gallery promo card for Jim’s exhibit at the Bill Bace Gallery, New York City, 1990.

Fragments/1962-86; Pieces of a Joycean Quilt

This is the gallery promo card for Jim’s exhibit at the Bill Bace Gallery, New York City, 1990.

Exhibition History of James Spencer Russell is Posted

We have completed compiling Jim’s list of exhibitions.  At the top of the blog click on Exhibitions, James Spencer Russell to access his exhibition history. Below is a promotional card from his exhibition from 1966 at the Malmquist and Wood

Exhibition History of James Spencer Russell is Posted

We have completed compiling Jim’s list of exhibitions.  At the top of the blog click on Exhibitions, James Spencer Russell to access his exhibition history. Below is a promotional card from his exhibition from 1966 at the Malmquist and Wood

James Russell and Jazz

James (Jim) Russell’s love of music was intense and unending, and it started early in his life.  His love of jazz was reflected in his extensive record collection. As a young man, at the age of five or six, he

James Russell and Jazz

James (Jim) Russell’s love of music was intense and unending, and it started early in his life.  His love of jazz was reflected in his extensive record collection. As a young man, at the age of five or six, he

Portrait

Here is a portrait of Jim with his Leica camera made in 1985 on East 6th Street in NYC.

Portrait

Here is a portrait of Jim with his Leica camera made in 1985 on East 6th Street in NYC.

ISM Curator Mark Rushman Views Satch’s James Russell Collection

On Monday, September 10 Satch presented her collection of James Spencer Russell’s artwork to Mark Ruschman, Indiana State Museum Chief Curator of Fine Arts.  Viewing individual’s and museum’s collections is the first step in generating the content of the exhibition.

ISM Curator Mark Rushman Views Satch’s James Russell Collection

On Monday, September 10 Satch presented her collection of James Spencer Russell’s artwork to Mark Ruschman, Indiana State Museum Chief Curator of Fine Arts.  Viewing individual’s and museum’s collections is the first step in generating the content of the exhibition.

The Genesis of the Exhibition

Style, Elegance and Wit: The Artwork of James Spencer Russell April 4 through October 12, 2014 Indiana State Museum This is a post about how the Indiana State Museum’s James Russell retrospective came to to be. The artist James Spencer

The Genesis of the Exhibition

Style, Elegance and Wit: The Artwork of James Spencer Russell April 4 through October 12, 2014 Indiana State Museum This is a post about how the Indiana State Museum’s James Russell retrospective came to to be. The artist James Spencer

Style, Elegance and Wit: The Artwork of James Spencer Russell

The Indiana State Museum will be hosting a posthumous retrospective exhibition of the artist James Russell. Who, you might ask? Exactly. The exhibition is entitled, “Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell” (April 4 – October 12,

Style, Elegance and Wit: The Artwork of James Spencer Russell

The Indiana State Museum will be hosting a posthumous retrospective exhibition of the artist James Russell. Who, you might ask? Exactly. The exhibition is entitled, “Style, Elegance and Wit:  The Artwork of James Spencer Russell” (April 4 – October 12,

Kewanna Visit August 31, 2011

Here is a short video by Satch from our recent visit to Kewanna as referenced in the post regarding the James Russell retrospective exhibition.  The video is made in Diane Tesler’s studio. Of course Satch had to be a little

Kewanna Visit August 31, 2011

Here is a short video by Satch from our recent visit to Kewanna as referenced in the post regarding the James Russell retrospective exhibition.  The video is made in Diane Tesler’s studio. Of course Satch had to be a little