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Christopher Russell

Christopher Russell Los Angeles based artist and writer Christopher Russell received his BFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1998 and his MFA from Art Center College of Design in 2004. From 2001 to 2005 Russell edited, designed, produced and distributed the destroy-to-enjoy literary art magazine Bedwetter. Landscape, a monograph of Russell’s work, was published in 2007 by Kolapsomal Press. He wrote and edited the exhibition catalog for “Against the Grain,” his 2008 curatorial endeavor at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, and has most recently published Budget Decadence with 2nd Cannons Publications. Russell has written over two dozen articles about contemporary art and has exhibited internationally, including a solo exhibition at the Hammer Museum. Russell’s work is included in the collections of The J. Paul Getty Museum; Rhode Island School of Design Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; and Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles.