Flipping through Seth Siegelaub’s collection of writings and interviews is a bit like diving into an archive without a finding aid, as exhilarating as it is overwhelming.
AMSTERDAM — All of Siegelaub’s many practices can be found to revolve around one proposal: The way culture is communicated is symptomatic of the way it is produced.
In 1968, Seth Siegelaub and John Wendler published the first edition of the so-called “Xerox Book.” The untitled publication, which was conceived as an exhibition in itself — and is currently the subject of a show at Paula Cooper Gallery — is now considered a seminal artist book.
Early last March, London’s Conservative mayor Boris Johnson unveiled Hans Haacke’s “Gift Horse,” the tenth commission installed on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth.
American artists and legislators have been actively battling to introduce a national Artist Resale Royalty for almost half a century. Here is our illustrated introduction.