Posts Tagged: Ruth White Gallery

Restoring Russell

Below is information for this year’s James Spencer Russell restoration project and exhibition.  While a portion of this information is redundant for many of our regular readers, we are providing these details for those that are new to the story

Restoring Russell

Below is information for this year’s James Spencer Russell restoration project and exhibition.  While a portion of this information is redundant for many of our regular readers, we are providing these details for those that are new to the story

New Acquisition – “H”

Julie and I have recently acquired a piece by Russell, “H,” which is the first letter in H.C.E., the main character in James Joyce’s novel, Finnegans Wake.  It is a nice example of his work while exhibiting in New York

New Acquisition – “H”

Julie and I have recently acquired a piece by Russell, “H,” which is the first letter in H.C.E., the main character in James Joyce’s novel, Finnegans Wake.  It is a nice example of his work while exhibiting in New York

“Sonnet,” a Work by James Spencer Russell

This is a written draft, a “Sonnet,” that forms the idea for a finished piece constructed by Jim.  I especially enjoy his mention of the Fugs and we get just a tiny peak into his thoughts about Cornell and Nevelson. 

“Sonnet,” a Work by James Spencer Russell

This is a written draft, a “Sonnet,” that forms the idea for a finished piece constructed by Jim.  I especially enjoy his mention of the Fugs and we get just a tiny peak into his thoughts about Cornell and Nevelson. 

James Spencer Russell and Other Artists of His Time

Over the past two and one half years of research, one thing that has been obvious to Satch and I is that no information readily exists regarding Jim’s relationship with other artists.  We have searched in vain for anything that

James Spencer Russell and Other Artists of His Time

Over the past two and one half years of research, one thing that has been obvious to Satch and I is that no information readily exists regarding Jim’s relationship with other artists.  We have searched in vain for anything that

Notable Patrons

There remains just a few records of patrons that purchased Jim’s art work from Ruth White Gallery.  One of those patrons was the renowned conservator Lawrence Majewski whose tenure at the New York University Institute of Fine Arts Conservation Center

Notable Patrons

There remains just a few records of patrons that purchased Jim’s art work from Ruth White Gallery.  One of those patrons was the renowned conservator Lawrence Majewski whose tenure at the New York University Institute of Fine Arts Conservation Center

Exciting Times

Well, the reality of the exhibition has come upon Mark Ruschman, Chief Curator of Fine Arts and the exhibition staff at the Indiana State Museum as well as our Exhibition Committee (Dr, Steve Conant, Mark Ruschman and Julie (Satch) and

Exciting Times

Well, the reality of the exhibition has come upon Mark Ruschman, Chief Curator of Fine Arts and the exhibition staff at the Indiana State Museum as well as our Exhibition Committee (Dr, Steve Conant, Mark Ruschman and Julie (Satch) and

James Spencer Russell and James Joyce

Taken from, Style, Elegance and Wit:  Rediscovering the Life and Art of James Spencer Russell, written by Ron Kern and edited by Karen Bruner Stroup, PhD: Jim’s affinity for James Joyce began early in life. While in military school in

James Spencer Russell and James Joyce

Taken from, Style, Elegance and Wit:  Rediscovering the Life and Art of James Spencer Russell, written by Ron Kern and edited by Karen Bruner Stroup, PhD: Jim’s affinity for James Joyce began early in life. While in military school in