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Seth Siegelaub (1941-2013)

In a Frieze interview from earlier this year, art writer Vivian Sky Rehberg asked, “Do you believe in art, Seth?” He replied:
"I believe that art can increase our awareness of the world around us. When I was young and active in the art world, I thought the most interesting art was that which asked questions, which was on the very edge of what might even be considered art. For me, that was the definition of art; it wasn’t about having a painting hanging on the wall in your house."
Image via GalleristNY via MoMA’s website for the 2013 exhibition This is the Way Your Leverage Lies’: The Seth Siegelaub Papers as Institutional Critique.

Seth Siegelaub (1941-2013)

In a Frieze interview from earlier this year, art writer Vivian Sky Rehberg asked, “Do you believe in art, Seth?” He replied:

"I believe that art can increase our awareness of the world around us. When I was young and active in the art world, I thought the most interesting art was that which asked questions, which was on the very edge of what might even be considered art. For me, that was the definition of art; it wasn’t about having a painting hanging on the wall in your house."

Image via GalleristNY via MoMA’s website for the 2013 exhibition This is the Way Your Leverage Lies’: The Seth Siegelaub Papers as Institutional Critique.

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