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John Russell (art critic)
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{{Other people|John Russell}}{{Use dmy dates|date=April 2012}}John Russell CBE (22 January 1919 – 23 August 2008) was a British American art critic.

Life and career

John Russell was born in Fleet, Hampshire, England, in 1919. He attended St Paul's School and then Magdalen College, Oxford.He was an unpaid intern at the Tate Gallery in 1940, but moved to the country after the gallery was bombed. During World War II he worked in Naval Intelligence for the Admiralty. There he met Ian Fleming, who helped to secure Russell a reviewing position at The Sunday Times. Russell succeeded a fired critic at The Sunday Times in 1950.Art critic Hilton Kramer of The New York Times hired Russell in 1974. Russell was chief art critic there from 1982 to 1990.

Marriages

Russell was married to:
  • Alexandrina, Countess Apponyi de Nagy-Appony, the former wife of Julius Lanczy. They married in 1945, divorced in 1951, and had one child, Lavinia (married Sir Nicholas Grimshaw).NEWS,weblink The Independent, Obituary: John Bratby, Obituary, Andrew, Lambirth, 23 July 1992, 12 June 2013,
  • Vera Poliakoff (died 1992), married 1956, divorced 1971. Also known professionally as Vera Lindsay, she was an artist and actress, daughter of Vladimir Poliakoff and former wife of British journalist Sir Gerald Reid Barry, with whom she had two sons.
  • Rosamond Bernier (née Rosamond Margaret Rosenbaum, formerly Mrs Georges Bernier, formerly Mrs Lewis Riley), a lecturer and founder of the art magazine L'Å’IL. They married in 1975.

Death

Russell died on 23 August 2008 at a hospice in the Bronx.John Russell, Art Critic for The Times, Dies at 89.

Books

His books include:
  • John Russell: Marc Klionsky
  • John Russell: Matisse, Father & Son, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999, {{ISBN|0-8109-4378-6}}
  • John Russell: The Meanings of Modern Art (1981, 2nd revised edition 1992) BOOK, Russell, John, The Meanings of Modern Art, Thames & Hudson, 1992, 0-500-27573-4,
  • John Russell, Erich Kleiber: "A memoir" (London 1957)
  • John Russell: Paris (London, 1960)
  • John Russell: ''Shakespeare's Country
  • John Russell: Switzerland
  • John Russell: Reading Russell (New York and London, 1989), collected journalism
and books on Seurat (1965),BOOK, Russell, John, Seurat (World of Art), Thames & Hudson, 1965, 0-500-20032-7, Vuillard (1971)BOOK, Russell, John, Vuillard, Thames & Hudson, 1971, 0-8212-0281-2, registration,weblink and Henry MooreBOOK, Russell, John, Henry Moore, Pelican Books, 1973, 0-1402-1622-7,

Notes and references

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