Suzanne Russell Suzanne Russell is an artist, writer and activist-lawyer who has been living in Copenhagen, Denmark for the past 25 years. Suzanne has a B.A. from Wellesley College in literature and a J.D. from NYU in law. She is a painter at heart, but has a wide-ranging art practice that includes providing free legal help to refugees in Denmark. Suzanne has been on the Board of the Royal Danish Arts Council and has participated in various “integration” committees and mentoring projects. Suzanne is married to a Dane and has two biological children, Alexander and Isabel. She is also guardian and “Danish Mom” to two young men from Afghanistan. Suzanne’s website is www.suzanne-russell.dk
Fashion & Beauty

Hungarian Reflections, Part One: Julia Kunin’s Luminescent Sculpture

By Suzanne Russell
Julia Kunin’s sculptures are made of castings from the natural world and special metallic glazes from Hungary, evoking themes of beauty and decay, sensuality and nature. These ceramic structures are glazed with special metallic glazes from Hungary that create luminescent, often iridescent, effects. WVFC recently met with the artist to discover how she achieves these unusual glazes.
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Lifestyle · Travel

Weather Report: Waiting for Springtime in Denmark

By Suzanne Russell
By Suzanne Russell

The Danes have a word that represents their way of life: it is “hygge.” The word is best translated as “coziness.” It is a noun and it is something that you create with tea candles, baked goods, coffee. It is also a defense against the very long gray winters.

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Fine Art

Sarah Sze at Asia Society

By Suzanne Russell
    Back in December when it opened, I went to see Sarah Sze’s show at Asia Society, Infinite Line. The first time I saw the show was on a sunny afternoon with my husband. I eagerly noticed the details of the artwork and mentally made what I would call a visual overview of the show. Weeks later, I took…
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