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Legacy Russell

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Macalester College, 2008, Studio Art/Art History, English/Creative Writing, focus on Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

performance, video-art, installation, social practice mixed-media mixed-media, SOCIAL PRACTICE, conceptual, sculpture, exhibition/performance


Legacy Russell (LEGACY) is a writer, artist, and curator. She has worked at and produced programs for The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Creative Time, the Brooklyn Museum, the Whitney, and the Met. Legacy is one-third of the curatorial production team Limited Time Only. In September of 2011 she was appointed as Art Editor of BOMB Magazine’s renowned online journal, BOMBlog. A candidate for an MRes of Visual Culture at Goldsmith’s University, her work explores mourning, remembrance, iconography, and idolatry within the public realm. Her new performance, "The Initiation", debuts December 2012 at The Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Follow her on Twitter: @LegacyRussell.

For more complete information, as well as project and exhibition history, please visit

Recent Exhibits

Legacy Russell participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2012 loop // an exhibition of new media works
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA)
Jun, 2011 Sommerkampf
The OUTSIDE IN Piermont
Jun, 2012 Young Curators, New Ideas IV
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