Review of “Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art” at the Stedelijk Museum

My review of “Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art” at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam is up now at Hyperallergic.

The Aesthetics of Paperwork and Cultural Theory According to Seth Siegelaub

by Lauren van Haaften-Schick on April 14, 2016

'Beyond Conceptual Art,' installation view

‘Beyond Conceptual Art,’ installation view (all photos by Gert Jan van Rooij unless noted)

AMSTERDAM — Running down a list of the manifold roles of Seth Siegelaub (1941–2013) can trigger some confusion: He was, variously, an art dealer, curator, publisher, plumber, bibliographer, rare book dealer, librarian, art collector, textile specialist, cataloguer of Marxism and mass media studies, researcher in time and causality, and on and on. The challenge of identifying these many hats foregrounds the Stedelijk Museum’s major exhibition Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art, curated by Leontine Coelewij and Sara Martinetti in cooperation with the Stichting Egress Foundation, which is the first attempt to present so many of his diverse activities at once….

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