Lives in Los Angeles (United States).
From 2001 to 2005 Christopher Russell edited, designed, produced, and distributed the “destroy–to–enjoy” literary art zine Bedwetter. He was the subject of a 2009 Hammer Museum Projects solo exhibition, and has exhibited his work internationally. Russell has published numerous books including, Sniper, a novel length artist book, Against the Grain, LACE Press, Budget Decadence, 2nd Cannons Publications, Landscape, Kolapsomal Press and Pattern Book, Insert Blanc Press. Additionally, he has written more than two dozen articles about art in Los Angeles. Russell has received a Printed Matter Awards For Artists grant. His work is in various public collections, including the Hammer Museum, J.P. Getty Museum Research Institute; New York University; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the RISD Museum. Russell received his BFA from California College of Arts and Crafts in San Francisco in 1998 and his MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, in 2004.
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Christopher Russell, Sniper, 2011. Book, ink, paper, 16 x 23.5 cm, 200 p, language: English, publisher: Bedwetter, ISBN: 978-1-4507-5725-6.
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Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up B...
28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.
The Book Lovers presents the first (pop-up) bookstore specialized in artist novels. The bookstore will be hosted by De Appel and run by Buchh
The Preparation of the No...
18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.
The Preparation of the Novel is the title of a new instalment in The Book Lovers project, which makes direct reference to Roland Barthes’ tra