Seth Siegelaub

  • Collecting Textiles, Introduction by Lauren O’Neill-Butler

    Seth Siegelaub is recognized primarily as a key force behind the emergence of Conceptual art as we know it, through his work as a dealer and curator. The groundbreaking exhibitions and publications he produced between 1968 and 1971––such as “The Xerox Book” of 1968 (for which several artists were each allotted a set of pages to work with) and “July/August 1970” (a group show that appeared in the British magazine Studio International)—have all but eclipsed Siegelaub’s subsequent projects. Indeed, it will come as a surprise to many that he has devoted nearly fifty years to the study and