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.

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

School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal)
LOC TITLE DATE

B 1 F 13

The Artist and the Critic: Viewpoints series press releaseDecember 1 1981;February 23 1982;March 15 1982
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 1. SVA-Related Materials > Subseries A. SVA BFA Fine Arts Department Materials
LOC TITLE DATE

B 1 F 15

Miscellaneous departmental memos

B 2 F 7

SVA BFA Fine Arts - Jeanne Siegel's course syllabi and exams1971 - 1999

B 2 F 8

SVA BFA Fine Arts - photographs
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 1. SVA-Related Materials > Subseries B. SVA Events
LOC TITLE DATE

D 47

Abstract Painting's Possibilities poster, 14 in W x 11 in H1974

B 1 F 13

Robert Longo: Strong in Love press releaseNovember 10 1983

B 1 F 13

Action and Reaction: Jackson Pollock’s Influence invitation1991

B 1 F 13

Clement Greenberg: Answers & Questions press releaseOctober 22 1991

B 1 F 13

The State of American Art Today: Donald Kuspit and Jan Avgikos press release2003

B 1 F 13

Deconstructing the Impossible: Matthew Barney's Videos Cremaster I and Cremaster 41996

B 1 F 13

Action and Reaction: Jackson Pollock’s Influence press releaseFebruary 19 1991

B 1 F 13

The Politics of Culture press release2005

B 1 F 13

Art From the '80s and '90s: Have the Ideas and the Art Changed? press release1998

B 1 F 13

America's Pop Collector: Robert C. Scull press release1975

B 1 F 13

Recent Sculpture press release1973

B 1 F 13

Art of the 60s, 70s, 80s: A Lecture Series: The 1960s: Irving Sandler press release1982

B 1 F 13

Art of the 60s, 70s, 80s: A Lecture Series: The 70s: Lucy Lippard and Kim Levin press release1982

B 1 F 13

Art of the 60s, 70s, 80s: A Lecture Series: The 80s: Donald Kuspit and Douglas Davis press release1982

B 1 F 13

Faith in Painting press releaseNovember 21 1991

B 1 F 13

Piet Mondrian: Two Views press releaseNovember 3 1994

B 1 F 13

Clement Greenberg: Answers & Questions press coverage - article from Washington TimesDecember 1 1991

B 1 F 13

Art and Telecommunications: Three Evenings press release1983

B 1 F 13

Sexual Difference/Art Without Men: A Talk With Nancy Spero press releaseMarch 1 1984

B 1 F 13

Abstract Painting's Possibilities press releaseApril 18 1974

B 3

Art After the End of Art audio recordingFebruary 18 1993

B 3

Pluralism: Purity and Eclecticism in Art and Criticism audio recordingMarch 19 1981
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 1. SVA-Related Materials > Subseries C. SVA Exhibitions
LOC TITLE DATE

D 47

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 W x 11 ½ in H1976

D 47

Big American Figure Drawings poster , 17 ½ in W x 23 in H1983

D 47

American Color poster, 26 in W x 30 ½ in H1976

B 1 F 12

Visual Arts Gallery (137 Wooster Street) 1994-1995 Exhibition Calender1994 - 1995

B 1 F 12

Visual Arts Gallery Exhibition History 1979-19951979 - 1995

B 1 F 1

Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings press release1975

B 1 F 1

Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings invitation1975

B 1 F 1

Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings brochure1975

B 1 F 1

Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings press coverage (review in Air, SVA publication)1975

B 1 F 1

Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings press coverage (photo in SVA Alumni Chronicle)1975

B 1 F 1

Kenneth Noland: Early Circle Paintings list of Circle Paintings in or around New York City1975

B 1 F 2

American Color brochure1976

B 1 F 2

American Color announcement1976

B 1 F 2

American Color press release1976

B 1 F 2

American Color press coverage1976

B 1 F 3

New Talent announcement1979

B 1 F 4

Shaped Paintings press release1979

B 1 F 4

Shaped Paintings poster1979

B 1 F 4

Shaped Paintings artist quotes "On Shaped Paintings..."1979

B 1 F 4

Shaped Paintings press coverage (SoHo Weekly)1979

B 1 F 4

Shaped Paintings installation and artwork photos1979

B 1 F 6

The New Reliefs checklist1982

B 1 F 6

The New Reliefs poster1982

B 1 F 6

The New Reliefs press release1982

B 1 F 7

Big American Figure Drawings press release1983

B 1 F 7

Big American Figure Drawings press coverage

B 1 F 8

Collage Expanded catalog1984

B 1 F 8

Collage Expanded announcement 1984

B 1 F 8

Collage Expanded press release1984

B 1 F 9

8 Artists/ 8 Years artwork slides1985

B 1 F 9

8 Artists/8 Years press release1985

B 1 F 10

Diversity Plus: Emerging Artists in a Rapid World press release2001

B 1 F 10

Diversity Plus: Emerging Artists in a Rapid World catalog2001

B 1 F 11

Diversity + Self-Identity press release2004

B 1 F 11

Emerging Artists in Fine Arts Made in New York at SVA press release2006

B 1 F 11

Body Modifications / Architectural Spaces / Sculputure press release2007

B 1 F 11

Individuality/Diversity press release2008

B 1 F 11

New Art Inside New York note from the curator (Jeanne Siegel)2008
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 1. SVA-Related Materials > Subseries D. SVA Fine Arts Newsletter
LOC TITLE DATE

B 1 F 16

Undergraduate Fine Arts Department NewsletterFall 2002

B 1 F 16

Undergraduate Fine Arts Department NewsletterFall 2001

B 1 F 16

Undergraduate Fine Arts Department NewsletterFall 2000
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 1. SVA-Related Materials > Subseries E. SVA Publications - Miscellaneous
LOC TITLE DATE

B 1 F 14

Press releases and clippings related to Jeanne Siegel's career at SVA and books published

B 1 F 17

Take Note(s) 3! Foundation Painting1992

B 1 F 17

Take Note(s) 2! Foundation Painting1990

B 1 F 18

School of Visual Arts Fourth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists - 1990 Conference Proceedings1990

B 1 F 18

School of Visual Arts Thirteenth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists program1999

B 1 F 18

School of Visual Arts Fourteenth Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists program2000

B 2 F 1

Memoranda: An Administrative Publication of the School of Visual Arts Summer 1981Summer 1981

B 2 F 1

Words 6

B 2 F 1

Words 7

B 2 F 1

Memoranda: An Administrative Publication of the School of Visual Arts Summer 1975Summer 1975

B 2 F 1

AIR Presents the Very Last Creativity Test of the School of Visual Arts

B 2 F 1

Visual Opinion, vol. 1, issue 5, May 1995May 1995

B 2 F 1

One: The Student Magazine of the School of Visual Arts - Students, Teachers, and Professionals Discuss Their Art, Their Work, and SVA1976 - 1977

B 2 F 2

BFA Fine Arts advertisements1976 - 1990

B 2 F 3

SVA International Studies - Morocco press folder, related publications1980 - 1982

B 2 F 4

SVA 50th Anniversary Clip Book1997 - 1998

B 2 F 5

SVA Clip Book - Keith Haring obituaries1990

B 2 F 6

School of Visual Arts Class of 1989 Commencement - Jeanne Siegel's introduction for Vito Acconci1989
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 2. Non-SVA-Related > Subseries A. Books by Jeanne Siegel
LOC TITLE DATE

Art Talk: The Early 80s. New York: Da Capo 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

Artwords 2: Discourse on the Early 80s. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 19881988

Painting After Pollock: Structures of Influence. Amsterdam: G+B Arts International, 19991999

B 4 F 2

Book News UMI Research - listings for Artwords 21989

B 4 F 2

Miscellaneous clippings and reviews of Artwords 21988
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 2. Non-SVA-Related > Subseries B. Journal Articles
LOC TITLE DATE

B 2 F 9

Arts Magazine February 1968 - "Adolph Gottlieb: Two Views"February 1968

B 2 F 9

Arts Magazine November 1968 - "The 1930s: Painting and Sculpture in America"November 1968

B 2 F 9

Arts Magazine September-October 1968 - "Documenta IV"September-October 1968

B 2 F 9

Art Annual 1969 - "Reflections on Documenta" (typescript)1969

B 2 F 9

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

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine April 1984 - "Leon Golub/Hans Haacke: What Makes Art Political?"April 1984

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine February 1982 - "The Image of the Eye in Surrealist Art and Its Psychoanalytic Sources, Part One: The Mythic Eye"February 1982

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine September 1987 - "Nancy Spero: Woman as Protagonist"September 1987

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine February 1988 - "Paul Waldman: Fantastical Minimalist"February 1988

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine April 1988 - "John Baldessari: Recalling Ideas"April 1988

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine April 1982 - "The New Reliefs"April 1982

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine April 1981 - "David Salle: Interpretation of Image"April 1981

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine May 1971 - "An Interview with Hans Haacke"May 1971

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine November 1990 - "Erotic/Fragment: Ariane Lopez-Huici's Tactile Photographs"November 1990

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine September 1989 - "Joe Andoe"September 1989

B 2 F 11

Art Spectrum February 1975 - "Stanley Boxer"February 1975

B 2 F 11

Artforum June 1972 - "An Interview with James Rosenquist"June 1972

B 2 F 11

Arti International May-June 1997 - "Lynda Benglis, Jackson Pollock"May-June 1997

B 2 F 11

Arti International 1995 - "Jutta Koether" (typescript)1990

B 2 F 11

Artnet 2002 - "Still Searching for Eva Hesse"2002

B 2 F 11

ARTnews December 1973 - "Adolph Gottlieb at 70"December 1973

B 2 F 11

College Art Journal Summer 1978 - letter to the editor re: Philip Pearlstein's article "Critics and Artists"Summer 1978

B 2 F 11

Flash Art May-June 1989 - "Ronald Jones"May-June 1989

B 2 F 11

Studio International November 1970 - "Carl Andre: artworker"November 1970

B 2 F 11

Zing Magazine January 2000 - "Curatorial Conundrum: Unveiling Pollock"January 2000

B 2 F 10

Arts Magazine - Matisse article

B 3

Tema Celeste, January-February 1991 - review of John Baldessari exhibition - February 1 1991

B 3

Tema Celeste, April-May 1992 - review of Suzanne McClelland exhibition1992

B 3

Tema Celeste, March-April 1991 - review of Herbert Hamak exhibition1991

B 3

New Observations Art and Culture June 25, 1981 - excerpts from "My Art World Series"1981

B 3

Communiculture: A Journal of the Human Arts1975 - 1976

B 3

Art Press 183, September 1993 - "Unveiling the Male Body" by Jeanne Siegel1993

B 3

Art Journal Summer 1999 - review of Jackson Pollock exhibition1999

B 3

Art Journal Summer 2004 - "Eva Hesse's Influence Today? Conversations With Three Contemporary Artists"2004

B 3

Arts Magazine October 1988 - review of "The Image of Abstraction"1988

B 3

Arts Magazine Summer 1988 - review of Moira Dryer exhibition1988

B 3

Artnews October 1971 - "Around Barnett Newman" by Jeanne Siegel1971

B 3

Arts Magazine December-January 1969 - "Some Late Thoughts of Marcel Duchamp: from an interview with Jeanne Siegel"1969

B 3

Arts Magazine Summer 1969 - "An Art of Transmission: John Clem Clarke at Kornblee"1969

B 3

Arts Magazine Summer 1987 - "Barbara Kruger: Pictures and Words"1987

B 3

Harvard Art Review, winter issue 1967 - "Robert Thompson and the Old Masters"1967

B 3

Arti International September-October 1995 - "Brice Marden: Art and Place Presentation - Analysis"October-September 1995
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 2. Non-SVA-Related > Subseries C. Exhibition publications
LOC TITLE DATE

B 4 F 1

Bob Thompson: Important Works in New York Collections 1960-1966, Martha Jackson Gallery catalog and press release1968

B 4 F 1

Bob Thompson, Wollman Hall, New School Art Center1968

B 4 F 1

Women Artists Here and Now, Ashawagh Hall, Springs, NYcirca 1975

B 4

Re-Presenting the 80s, Simon Watson Gallery - essay on Peter Halley1989
School of Visual Arts Archive > Personal Papers > Jeanne Siegel Papers (Personal) > Series 2. Non-SVA-Related > Subseries D. Other Professional Activity
LOC TITLE DATE

B 3

Pictures on Exhibit magazine1965 - 1966

B 3

Arts Magazine February 19691969

B 3

Untitled II, Inc. Catalogue 28 1988

B 4 F 3

AICA and College Art Association1981 - 1995

B 4 F 4

Miscellaneous clippings and programs1975 - 1997

B 4 F 5

New School For Social Research - events, course materials1971 - 1973

B 4 F 6

WBAI program schedules, November and December 1966; list of programs directed and produced by Jeanne Siegel 1966-19701966 - 1970

B 4 F 7

Jeanne Siegel C.V. (through 2000)1956 - 2000

B 4

Four American Negro Painters: 1940-1965: Their Choice and Treatment of Themes - Jeanne Siegel's thesis for MA degree from Columbia1964