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Szeemann, Harald



  • Existence: 19330611 - 20050218

Biographical / Historical

born 1933, Bern, Switz.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A Retrospective / LeWitt, Sol ; Garrels G ; Weinberg A ; Hesse E ; Szeemann H ; Friedman M ; Darboven H ; Bochner M ; Piper A ; Kawara O ; Boetti A ; Graham D ; Glass P ; Bartlett J ; Baldessari J ; Huebler D ; Zellen J ; Andre C ; Antin E ; Gonzalez-Torres F ; Hamilton A., 2000

Identifier: CC-53247-74399
Scope and Contents This catalogue documents the years 1977 to 1999; the years 1965 to 1976 are documented in an exhibition catalogue at MOMA 1978 (also held by the Sackner Archive). The brochure with this catalogue was printed by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Illinois. Designed by Sol LeWitt and Bethany Johns. With an exhibition history, bibliography and exhibition checklist. This is the massive catalogue issued in conjunction with a substantive 2000 traveling retrospective organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art of over three hundred pieces by Sol LeWitt - the most comprehensive exhibition of work by the late, great minimal master to date. Beautifully designed by the artist with a selection of his own writings, it includes reproductions of many previously unpublished works as well as essays by Gary Garrels, Martin Friedman, Andrea Miller-Keller, Brenda Richardson, Anne Rorimer, John S. Weber and Adam D. Weinberg. On page 42, it is mentioned that one of the most important...
Dates: 2000

Happening & Fluxus / Hans Sohm, curator ; Harald Szeemann, curator ; Higgins D ; Williams E ; Paik NJ ; Lebel JJ ; Spoerri D ; Beuys J ; Brecht G ; Sohm H ; Knowles A ; Ono Y ; Filliou R ; Saito T ; Maciunas G ; Hansen A ; Kaprow A ; Klintberg B ; Schneemann C ; Shiomi C ; Ben ; Watts R ; Vostell W., 1970

Identifier: CC-09816-10010
Scope and Contents

This exhibition was co-curated by Hans Sohm and consisted of material from his Archive. It included a chronology of Fluxus performances. Haralld Szeeman (1933-2005) was a Swiss curator and art historian whose Archive and Library was acquired by the Getty Research Institute in 2011. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

Live in your head: When Attitudes Become Form. Works, Concepts, Processes, Situations, Information / Harald Szeemann, curator ; Andre C ; Anselmo G ; Barry R ; Beuys J ; Bochner M ; Burgin V ; Darboven H ; Dibbets J ; Haacke H ; Hesse E ; Huebler D ; Keinholz NR ; Kosuth J ; LeWitt S ; McLean B ; Medalla D ; Nauman B ; Oldenburg C ; Pascali P ; Raetz M ; Ruppersberg A ; Smithson R ; Tuttle R ; Walther F ; Weiner L ; Wiley WT ; Klein Y ; Merz M., 1969

Identifier: CC-53183-74335
Scope and Contents

This exhibition and catalogue was curated by Harald Szeemann; Charles Harrison organized the London exhibition. This catalogue consists of a suite of 78 single leaves with photo and biographical information of the artists and their works, alphabetically arranged with cardboard thumb index. This is the Second enlarged edition of the famous Szeemann catalogue on conceptual art. The exhibition was held in the Kunsthalle Bern (Switzerland) in March and April 1969 and moved to London in the fall of the same year, where the show was curated by Charles Harrison and sponsored by Philip Morris Europe, as stated on the title leaf of the present catalogue. As Charles Harrison explains in his forword, the London catalogue was supplemented without withdrawal of any material from the original catalogue. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1969

Pour Ecrire La Liberte: Saltoarte. No.12 / Isi Fiszman ; Harald Szeemann ; Compilers ; Andre C ; Ben ; Beuys J ; Boltanski C ; Byars JL ; Darboven H ; Filliou R ; Haacke H ; Huebler D ; Messager A ; Nicola ; Ono Y ; Staeck K ; Christo ; LeGac J ; LeWitt S ; Penck A ; Polke S ; Staeck K ; VanRafelghem P., 1975

Identifier: CC-04500-4587
Scope and Contents The colophon indicates that the signed and numbered edition with one original of 50 copies, a signed and numbered edition of 100 copies and a numbered edition of 900 copies. The current copy identified as XVIII/L is part of the most limited edition of this work. The original is a graphite drawing of an oval by Gianni B. [Gianni Bertini?]. The box includes a plastic bag signed by Joseph Beuys containing a polemic on the differences between Democracy and Socialism with enclosed loose sheets signed by Beuys documenting his famous Coyote performance held in NYC. Also contains an wrapped plastic, roped object by Christo. Byars contributed is a silver quarter American coin plated with gold enclosed by a black crumpled paper wrapping. Sims Reed description: Boxed portfolio of objects by 31 artists.(37 x 30.4 x 7.7 cm). In the early 1970s, the Belgian collector and diamond merchant Isi Fiszman was closely involved in radical left-wing movements and especially the POUR journal published by...
Dates: 1975

[Untitled] / Wolfli, Adolf ; Szeemann H., 1976

Identifier: CC-00460-472
Scope and Contents

Several essays document the working methods and the symbolism employed by the artist. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976