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.

‘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 […]

“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 […]

“Donald Duck meets Mondrian” by Eduardo Paolozzi

Ian Alden Russell, Curator, David Winton Bell Gallery Eduardo Paolozzi, “Donald Duck Meets Mondrian” from the portfolio Moonstrips Empire News (1967), Color screen print. Gift of Dr Jack Solomon. (PR 1986.31) Today we were viewing British and American prints from the collection with the students of Prof. Cathy Zerner’s class for an upcoming exhibition they […]

Exquisite Things in Contexts, Haffenreffer Museum Annual Newsletter

Posted by Ian on May 6, 2011 in academic, graphic design & layout, news, press, publications

Exquisite Things: An exhibition of connections within collections from the May 2011 issue of Contexts – The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s Annual Newsletter –by Ian Russell This past December, the students of Things: The Material Worlds of Humanity opened a new off-site exhibition project for the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. Located in the newly reopened Stephen […]

Exquisite Things Discussion Podcast

Posted by Ian on Mar 27, 2011 in academic, graphic design & layout, news, publications, video

The Haffenreffer Museum just released this video podcast of a discussion and experimental interaction with the Exquisite Things exhibition with students and faculty at Brown University.

Images of the Past

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, articles, arts, essays, publications

2012 Entry for ‘Cultural Heritage Management’ section in Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Springer, New York.  

Cultural Heritage Management

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in academic, books, publications

2012 Section Editor for Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Springer, New York.