Observer Hires Visual Arts Reporter and Editor Andrew Russeth

fire Observer Hires Visual Arts Reporter and Editor Andrew RussethThe New York Observer has hired Andrew Russeth as a culture reporter and editor covering the visual arts, editor in chief Elizabeth Spiers announced today.

Andrew has written about art and the art market for Art+Auction, Modern Painters, and, of which he was assistant editor. In 2010 he received a  Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for 16 Miles of String, a contemporary art blog he publishes.

“I’m thrilled to have Andrew join the culture pages of The Observer,” said culture editor Sarah Douglas. “Having worked with him in the past, I can say that his deep knowledge of arts and culture, particularly visual art, and his sharp editorial skills make him a great addition to the paper.”

In September, his writing and photographs will appear in the Performa biennial catalogue. He earned a BA in art history and political science from Columbia University and an MS for Teachers in Childhood Education from Pace University.

Andrew can be reached at and followed at @andrewrusseth.


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