Seth Siegelaub, the subject of a major retrospective at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam from 12 December 2015 to 17 April 2016, was closely acquainted with the IISH.
Since 1989, the IISH has housed one of Siegelaub’s characteristic projects: the International Mass Media Research Center (IMMRC) collection. Part of it is on show at the Stedelijk.
Seth Siegelaub (New York 1941-Basel 2013) is often regarded as the father of Conceptual Art.
But he had many other guises: plumber, collector, bibliographer, publisher, gallery owner and journalist. Read more....