Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal)

Abstract

Jeanne Siegel was the influential chair of SVA’s BFA Fine Arts Department from 1976-2005. A writer, essayist, art critic, curator, and educator, she left a profound mark on a generation of artists who studied at SVA. She organized and moderated countless panel discussions on contemporary art issues, curated exhibitions, edited and contributed to numerous art journals, and was the author of Artwords: Discourse on the 60s and 70s, Artwords 2: Discourse on the Early 80s, and Painting After Pollock: Structures of Influence. Siegel passed away in 2013.

General Physical Description

Four boxes.

Scope and Contents

The Jeanne Siegel Collection consists of materials documenting the activities of the SVA Fine Arts department, as well as books, journal articles, and exhibition publications related to Siegel’s work as an essayist and art critic.

Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright

The Jeanne Siegel Collection is the physical property of the School of Visual Arts Archives. For information on obtaining permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Archivist.

Citation

Jeanne Siegel Collection, [series. item]. School of Visual Arts Archives, Visual Arts Foundation, New York.

Acquisition Information

The Jeanne Siegel Collection (personal) was acquired as a gift of Beth Carpenter.



Container list
LOC TITLE DATE
B1 F15 Miscellaneous departmental memos
B2 F7 SVA BFA Fine Arts - Jeanne Siegel's course syllabi and exams1971 - 1999
B2 F8 SVA BFA Fine Arts - photographs, Jeanne Siegel and Jeff Nesin; Jeanne Siegel and Paul Davis(?)
LOC TITLE DATE
D47 Abstract Painting's Possibilities poster, 14 in × 11 in1974
B1 F13 Abstract Painting's Possibilities press releaseApril 18 1974
B1 F13 Action and Reaction: Jackson Pollock’s Influence invitation1991
B1 F13 Action and Reaction: Jackson Pollock’s Influence press releaseFebruary 19 1991
B1 F13 America's Pop Collector: Robert C. Scull press release1975
B1 F13 Art & Telecommunications: Three Evenings: Computers press release1983
B1 F13 Art & Telecommunications: Three Evenings: Robots press release
B1 F13 Art & Telecommunications: Three Evenings: Satellites press release1983
B3 Art After the End of Art audio recordingFebruary 18 1993
B1 F13 Art From the '80s and '90s: Have the Ideas and the Art Changed? press release1998
B1 F13 Art of the 60s, 70s, 80s A Lecture Series: The 1960s: Irving Sandler press release1982
B1 F13 Art of the 60s, 70s, 80s A Lecture Series: The 70s: Lucy Lippard and Kim Levin press release1982
B1 F13 Art of the 60s, 70s, 80s A Lecture Series: The 80s: Donald Kuspit and Douglas Davis press release1982
B1 F13 Clement Greenberg: Answers & Questions press coverage - article from Washington TimesDecember 1 1991
B1 F13 Clement Greenberg: Answers & Questions press releaseOctober 22 1991
B1 F13 Deconstructing the Impossible: Matthew Barney's Videos Cremaster I and Cremaster 41996
B1 F13 Faith in Painting press releaseNovember 21 1991
B1 F13 Piet Mondrian: Two Views press releaseNovember 3 1994
B3 Pluralism: Purity and Eclecticism in Art and Criticism audio recordingMarch 9 1981
B1 F13 Recent Sculpture press release1973
B1 F13 Robert Longo talk press releaseNovember 10 1983
B1 F13 Sexual Differences / Art Without Men: A Talk With Nancy Spero press releaseMarch 1 1984
B1 F13 The Artist and the Critic: Viewpoints 3 press release1982
B1 F13 The Politics of Culture press release2005
B1 F13 The State of American Art Today: Donald Kuspit and Jan Avgikos press release2003
LOC TITLE DATE
B1 F9 8 Artists/ 8 Years artwork slides1985
B1 F9 8 Artists/8 Years press release1985
B1 F2 American Color announcement1976
B1 F2 American Color brochure1976
D47 American Color poster, silkscreen, 26 in × 30.5 in1976
B1 F2 American Color press coverage1976
B1 F2 American Color press release1976
D47 Big American Figure Drawings poster , 17.5 in × 23 in1983
B1 F7 Big American Figure Drawings press coverage
B1 F7 Big American Figure Drawings press release1983
B1 F11 Body Modifications / Architectural Spaces / Sculputure press release2007
B1 F8 Collage Expanded announcement 1984
B1 F8 Collage Expanded catalog1984
B1 F8 Collage Expanded press release1984
B1 F11 Diversity + Self-Identity press release2004
B1 F10 Diversity Plus: Emerging Artists in a Rapid World catalog2001
B1 F10 Diversity Plus: Emerging Artists in a Rapid World press release2001
B1 F11 Emerging Artists in Fine Arts Made in New York at SVA press release2006
B1 F11 Individuality/Diversity press release2008
B1 F1 Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings brochure1975
B1 F1 Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings invitation1975
B1 F1 Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings list of Circle Paintings in or around New York City1975
B1 F1 Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings press coverage (photo in SVA Alumni Chronicle)1975
B1 F1 Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings press coverage (review in Air, SVA publication)1975
B1 F1 Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings press release1975
B1 F11 New Art Inside New York note from the curator (Jeanne Siegel)2008
B1 F3 New Talent announcement1979
B1 F4 Shaped Paintings artist quotes "On Shaped Paintings..."1979
B1 F4 Shaped Paintings installation and artwork photos1979
B1 F4 Shaped Paintings poster1979
B1 F4 Shaped Paintings press coverage (SoHo Weekly)1979
B1 F4 Shaped Paintings press release1979
D47 Sol LeWitt All Combinations of Arcs from Four Corners, Arcs from Four Sides, Straight Lines, Not-Straight Lines and Broken Lines. White Lines on a Black Wall poster , 21 in × 11.5 in1976
B1 F6 The New Reliefs checklist, folded1982
B1 F6 The New Reliefs poster, folded1982
B1 F6 The New Reliefs press release, folded1982
B1 F12 Visual Arts Gallery (137 Wooster Street) 1994-1995 Exhibition Calender1994 - 1995
B1 F12 Visual Arts Gallery Exhibition History 1979-1995, compiled by Sean Mooney and Jody Erdman1979 - 1995
LOC TITLE DATE
B1 F16 Undergraduate Fine Arts Department Newsletter2002
B1 F16 Undergraduate Fine Arts Department Newsletter2001
B1 F16 Undergraduate Fine Arts Department Newsletter2000
LOC TITLE DATE
B2 F1 AIR Presents the Very Last Creativity Test of the School of Visual Arts
B2 F2 BFA Fine Arts advertisements1976 - 1990
B2 F1 Memoranda: An Administrative Publication of the School of Visual Arts Summer 19751975
B2 F1 Memoranda: An Administrative Publication of the School of Visual Arts Summer 19811981
B2 F1 One: The Student Magazine of the School of Visual Arts - Students, Teachers, and Professionals Discuss Their Art, Their Work, and SVA1976 - 1977
B1 F14 Press releases and clippings related to Jeanne Siegel's career at SVA and books published
B2 F4 SVA 50th Anniversary Clip Book1997 - 1998
B2 F5 SVA Clip Book - Keith Haring obituaries1990
B2 F6 SVA Commencement 1989 - Jeanne Siegel's introduction for Vito Acconci1989
B2 F3 SVA International Studies - Morocco press folder, related publications1980 - 1982
B1 F18 School of Visual Arts Fourteenth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists program2000
B1 F18 School of Visual Arts Fourth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists - 1990 Conference Proceedings1990
B1 F18 School of Visual Arts Thirteenth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists program1999
B1 F17 Take Note(s) 2! Foundation Painting1990
B1 F17 Take Note(s) 3! Foundation Painting1992
B2 F1 Visual Opinion Issue 5, May 1995May 1995
B2 F1 Words 6
B2 F1 Words 7
LOC TITLE DATE
Art Talk: The Early 80s. New York: Da Capo Press, 19881988
Artwords 2: Discourse on the Early 80s. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 19881988
Artwords: Discourse on the 60s and 70. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 19851985
Artwords: Discourse on the 60s and 70. New York: Da Capo Press, 19921992
B4 F2 Book News UMI Research - listings for Artwords 2, Spring and Fall 19891989
B4 F2 Miscellaneous clippings and reviews of Artwords 21988
Painting After Pollock: Structures of Influence. Amsterdam: G+B Arts International, 19991999
LOC TITLE DATE
B2 F11 ARTnews December 1973 - "Adolph Gottlieb at 70"December 1973
B2 F9 Art Annual 1969 - "Reflections on Documenta" (typescript)1969
B3 Art Journal Summer 1999 - review of Jackson Pollock exhibition1999
B3 Art Journal Summer 2004 - "Eva Hesse's Influence Today? Conversations With Three Contemporary Artists"2004
B3 Art Press 183, September 1993 - "Unveiling the Male Body" by Jeanne Siegel1993
B2 F11 Art Spectrum February 1975 - "Stanley Boxer"February 1975
B2 F11 Artforum June 1972 - "An Interview with James Rosenquist"June 1972
B2 F11 Arti International 1995 - "Jutta Koether" (typescript)1990
B2 F11 Arti International May-June 1997 - "Lynda Benglis, Jackson Pollock"1997
B3 Arti International September-October 1995 - "Brice Marden: Art and Place Presentation - Analysis"1995
B2 F11 Artnet 2002 - "Still Searching for Eva Hesse"2002
B3 Artnews October 1971 - "Around Barnett Newman" by Jeanne Siegel, Interviews with Tony Smith, Dan Christensen, Andy Warhol, Larry Poons, Donald Judd, Philip Wofford, Robert Murray, Alexander Liberman, Dan Flavin, Clement Meadmore, Saul Steinberg, and Lee Krasner on Barnett Newman.1971
B2 F10 Arts Magazine - Matisse article
B2 F10 Arts Magazine April 1981 - "David Salle: Interpretation of Image"April 1981
B2 F10 Arts Magazine April 1982 - "The New Reliefs"April 1982
B2 F10 Arts Magazine April 1984 - "Leon Golub/Hans Haacke: What Makes Art Political?"April 1984
B2 F10 Arts Magazine April 1988 - "John Baldessari: Recalling Ideas"April 1988
B3 Arts Magazine December-January 1969 - "Some Late Thoughts of Marcel Duchamp: from an interview with Jeanne Siegel"1969
B2 F9 Arts Magazine February 1968 - "Adolph Gottlieb: Two Views"February 1968
B2 F10 Arts Magazine February 1982 - "The Image of the Eye in Surrealist Art and Its Psychoanalytic Sources, Part One: The Mythic Eye"February 1982
B2 F10 Arts Magazine February 1988 - "Paul Waldman: Fantastical Minimalist"February 1988
B2 F10 Arts Magazine May 1971 - "An Interview with Hans Haacke"May 1971
B2 F9 Arts Magazine November 1968 - "The 1930s: Painting and Sculpture in America"November 1968
B2 F10 Arts Magazine November 1990 - "Erotic/Fragment: Ariane Lopez-Huici's Tactile Photographs"November 1990
B3 Arts Magazine October 1988 - review of "The Image of Abstraction"1988
B2 F10 Arts Magazine September 1987 - "Nancy Spero: Woman as Protagonist"September 1987
B2 F10 Arts Magazine September 1989 - "Joe Andoe"September 1989
B2 F9 Arts Magazine September-October 1968 - "Documenta IV"1968
B2 F9 Arts Magazine September-October 1969 - "How to Keep Sculpture Alive In and Out of a Museum: An Interview with Claes Oldenburg on His Retrospective Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art"1969
B3 Arts Magazine Summer 1969 - "An Art of Transmission: John Clem Clarke at Kornblee"1969
B3 Arts Magazine Summer 1987 - "Barbara Kruger: Pictures and Words"1987
B3 Arts Magazine Summer 1988 - review of Moira Dryer exhibition1988
B2 F11 College Art Journal Summer 1978 - letter to the editor re: Philip Pearlstein's article "Critics and Artists"1978
B3 Communiculture: A Journal of the Human Arts, Jeanne Siegel member of Editorial Board Issues available: Winter 1975 and Summer 19761975 - 1976
B2 F11 Flash Art May-June 1989 - "Ronald Jones"1989
B3 Harvard Art Review, winter issue 1967 - "Robert Thompson and the Old Masters"1967
B3 New Observations Art and Culture June 25, 1981 - excerpts from "My Art World Series"1981
B2 F11 Studio International November 1970 - "Carl Andre: artworker"November 1970
B3 Tema Celeste, April-May 1992 - review of Suzanne McClelland exhibition1992
B3 Tema Celeste, January-February 1991 - review of John Baldessari exhibitionJanuary 1 - February 1 1991
B3 Tema Celeste, March-April 1991 - review of Herbert Hamak exhibition1991
B2 F11 Zing Magazine January 2000 - "Curatorial Conundrum: Unveiling Pollock"January 2000
LOC TITLE DATE
B4 F1 Bob Thompson, Wollman Hall, New School Art Center, Jeanne Siegel quotation1968
B4 F1 Bob Thompson: Important Works in New York Collections 1960-1966, Martha Jackson Gallery, essay by Jeanne Siegel1968
B4 Re-Presenting the 80s, Simon Watson Gallery - essay on Peter Halley1989
B4 F1 Women Artists Here and Now, Ashawagh Hall, Springs, NY, essay by Jeanne Siegelcirca 1975
LOC TITLE DATE
B4 F3 AICA and College Art Association, AICA newsletters, CAA annual conferences1981 - 1995
B3 Arts Magazine February 1969, Jeanne Siegel - Regular Contributor1969
B4 Four American Negro Painters: 1940-1965: Their Choice and Treatment of Themes - Jeanne Siegel's thesis for MA degree from Columbia1964
B4 F7 Jeanne Siegel C.V. (through 2000)1956 - 2000
B4 F4 Miscellaneous clippings and programs1975 - 1997
B4 F5 New School For Social Research - events, course materials1971 - 1973
B3 Pictures on Exhibit magazine, Jeanne Siegel on staff. Issues available: October 1965, November 1965, January 1966, February 1966, March 1966, April 1966, May 1966, June-September 1966, October 1966, November 1966.1965 - 1966
B3 Untitled II, Inc. Catalogue 28 1988
B4 F6 WBAI program schedules, November and December 1966; list of programs directed and produced by Jeanne Siegel 1966-19701966 - 1970