Art and Archaeology: The Abhar agus Meon Exhibition Series

Posted by Ian on Feb 11, 2014 in academic, arts, publications

2014 ‘Art and Archaeology: The Abhar agus Meon Exhibition Series’ in I.A. Russell & A. Cochrane (eds) Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, conversations, critcisms. Springer-Kluwer, New York.

Cultural Heritage Management and Images of the Past

Posted by Ian on Jan 2, 2014 in academic, essays, publications

2014 ‘Cultural Heritage Management and Images of the past’, entry in Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Springer, New York.

Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, conversations, criticisms

Posted by Ian on Nov 20, 2013 in academic, books, publications

2014 Springer-Kluwer. Edited with Andrew Cochrane. Read more here.

The Art of the Past: Before and After Archaeology

Posted by Ian on Nov 2, 2013 in academic, arts, catalogues, essays, publications

2013 ‘The Art of the Past: Before and After Archaeology’ in D. Roelstraete (ed.) The Way of the Shovel: On the Archaeological Imaginary in Art. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Published on the occasion of the exhibition The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology. Buy the catalog here.

Towards an ethics of oblivion and forgetting: The parallax view

Posted by Ian on Nov 4, 2012 in academic, articles, publications

2012 ‘Towards an ethics of oblivion and forgetting: The parallax view’ in Heritage & Society, Vol. 5, Iss. 2, pp. 249-272. Read it here.

‘Cultural Creativity’ & ‘Archaeological Influences in the Arts’

Posted by Ian on Sep 20, 2012 in academic, arts, essays, publications | No Comments

2012 Entries for The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, Oxford University Press, Oxford.  

“We Propose” by Alexander Lembersky

Ian Alden Russell, Curator, David Winton Bell Gallery Alexander Lembersky, “We Propose” (1988), silkscreen. (B95 97.48) Late last week, I was preparing for a class visit by Stefan Gunn’s printing making and graphic arts students in the Brown Visual Art Department. Stefan was interested in inspiring his students with strong examples of formal imagery and typographic […]

Introduction to the Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice Research Collaborative

Posted by Ian on Feb 13, 2012 in academic, arts, blog, news, publications, video

From the Winter 2012 Symposium held at Brown University. More information here.

“Creativity = Capital” by Joseph Beuys

Ian Alden Russell, Curator, David Winton Bell Gallery Joseph Beuys, “Creativity = Capital” (1983), lithograph. Gift of Ron Feldman. (PR 1986.110) CAPITAL is at present the work sustaining ability. Money is not an economic value though. The two genuine economic values involve the connection between ability (creativity) and product. That explains the formula presenting the expanded […]

“The Beast with Two Horns Like a Lamb” by Albrecht Dürer

Ian Alden Russell, Curator, David Winton Bell Gallery Albrecht Dürer “The Beast with Two Horns Like a Lamb” from The Apocalypse (1498), Woodcut. (PR 0.334) On one of my first days as the new curator of the David Winton Bell Gallery, it was a wonderful serendipity to be hanging a print from one of the […]