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'''Harald Szeemann''' (11 June 1933 18 February 2005) was a Swiss museum director, curator and organizer of exhibitions.
* ''[http://ubu.com/historical/szeemann Live In Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form: Works-Concepts-Processes-Situations-Information]'', Kunsthalle Bern, 1969.
 
* ''[http://ubu.com/historical/szeemann Formen der Farbe]'', Kunsthalle Bern, 1969.
 
* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=14502 documenta 5. Befragung der Realität Bildwelten heute]'', Kassel, 1972.
 
  
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==Exhibition catalogues==
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* ''Weiss auf Weiss'', 1966. {{de}}
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* ''[[Media:Szeemann_Harald_ed_Formen_der_Farbe_Kunsthalle_Bern_1967.pdf|Formen der Farbe]]'', Bern: Kunsthalle Bern, 1967. [http://ubu.com/historical/szeemann] {{de}}
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* ''Freunde + Freunde. Friends + Fruend. Karl Gerstner, Diter Rot, Daniel Spoerri, André Thomkins und Freunde'', Stuttgart: Hansjörg Mayer, 1969, 200 pp. [https://www.specificobject.com/objects/info.cfm?object_id=3929] {{de}}
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* ''[[Media:Live In Your Head When Attitudes Become Form Works Concepts Processes Situations Information 1969.pdf|Live In Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form: Works-Concepts-Processes-Situations-Information]]'', ed. Harald Szeemann, Bern: Kunsthalle Bern, 1969, [164] pp. Curated by Harald Szeemann. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-P6yxZPDBQ Video documentation]. [http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/digital_collections/notable/burkhard_szeemann.html Exh. photographs]. [https://kunsthalle-bern.ch/en/exhibitions/1969/when-attitudes-become-form/] [http://ubu.com/historical/szeemann] {{en}}/{{de}}/{{fr}}
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* ''Happening & Fluxus: Materialien'', ed. Hans Sohm, Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1970, [340] pp. Exh. curated by Hans Sohm and Harald Szeemann; held at the Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, 6 Nov 1970-6 Jan 1971. [http://post.at.moma.org/sources/5/publications/100] {{de}}
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* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=14502 documenta 5. Befragung der Realität – Bildwelten heute]'', 2 vols., eds. Harald Szeemann, Marlis Grüterich, Katia von den Velden, and Jennifer Gough-Cooper, Kassel: documenta and Bertelsmann, 1972, 64+80 & 740+ pp. {{de}}
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* ''Großvater: Eine Ausstellung und eine Einladung zur Subskription'', Bern: Galerie Toni Gerber, 1974. Exh. brochure. {{de}}
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* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=5896 Junggesellenmaschine / Les machines célibataires]'', eds. Jean Clair and Harald Szeemann, Venice: Alfieri, 1975, 236 pp. Curated by Harald Szeemann and Jean Clair. {{de}}/{{fr}}
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** ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=5896 Le Macchine Celibi / The Bachelor Machines]'', New York: Rizzoli, 1975. {{it}}/{{en}}
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* ''Monte verità: antropologia locale come contributo alla riscoperta di una topografia sacrale moderna'', eds. Gabriella Borsano, Anna Della Valle, Claire Halperin, Ingeborg Lüscher, and Harald Szeemann, Locarno: Dadò, and Milan: Electa, 1978, 183 pp. [http://www.impossibleobjectsmarfa.com/fragments-2/monte-verit] {{it}}
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** ''Monte verità. Berg der Wahrheit: lokale Anthropologie als Beitrag zur Wiederentdeckung einer neuzeitlichen sakralen Topographie'', Milan: Electa, 1978, 191 pp. {{de}}
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* ''Zeitlos. Kunst von heute im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin'', ed. Harald Szeemann, Munich: Prestel, 1988, 232 pp. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFZvGGTFGxI Video documentation].
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* ''LightSeed: Cy Twombly, Wolfgang Laib, Michel Verjux: An Exhibition'', Tokyo: Waturi-Um, 1990. Curated by Harald Szeemann.
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* ''Visionäre Schweiz'', ed. Harald Szeemann, Aarau: Sauerländer, 1991. {{de}}
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** ''Suiza visionaria'', Madrid: Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, 1992. {{es}}
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* ''Blut & Honig. Zukunft ist am Balkan / Blood & Honey: Future's in the Balkans'', Klosterneuburg: Sammlung Essl, 2003, 287 pp; 2nd ed., 2004. Curated by Harald Szeemann. [https://www.tol.org/client/article/9549-an-avant-gardist-in-search-of-roots.html Interview with curator]. [http://scca.ba/exhibitions/blood-honey-future-is-at-balkan/] [http://sammlung-essl.at/jart/prj3/essl/main.jart?content-id=1366790541558&rel=en&article_id=1367496238933&event_id=1367496241149&reserve-mode=active] {{de}}/{{en}}
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* ''[[Media:The_Real_Royal_Trip_2003.pdf|The Real Royal Trip / El real viaje real]]'', ed. Alanna Heiss, New York: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 2003, 325 pp. Curated by Harald Szeemann. {{en}}/{{es}}
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==Publications==
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* ''Zeitlos auf Zeit. Das Museum der Obsessionen'', Lindinger & Schmid, 1994, 413 pp. {{de}}
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* ''Harald Szeemann: Selected Writings'', ed. Doris Chon, Glenn Phillips, and Pietro Rigolo, trans. Jonathan Blower and Elizabeth Tucker, Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2018, 424 pp. Review: [http://sci-hub.tw/10.1080/00043249.2019.1598154 grupa o.k.] (Art Journal). {{en}}
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==Interviews==
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* [https://www.moma.org/docs/learn/intnlprograms/5.%20CCA_Web_Harald%20Szeemann.pdf "Harald Szeemann Talks to Chinese Artists about Venice, CCAA, and Curatorial Strategies"], trans. Karen Smith, in ''Chinese Art at the Crossroads: Between Past and Future, Between East and West'', ed. Wu Hung, Hong Kong: New Art Media, and London: Institute of International Visual Arts, 2001, pp 148-161.
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==Literature==
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* Søren Grammel, ''Ausstellungsautorschaft: Die Konstruktion der auktorialen Position des Kurators bei Harald Szeemann. Eine Mikroanalyse'', Frankfurt am Main: Revolver, 2005, 64 pp. Review: [https://journals.openedition.org/perspective/1992 Bismarck] (Perspective). {{de}}
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* Hans-Joachim Müller, ''Harald Szeemann: Ausstellungsmacher'', Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2006, 168 pp. Review: [https://journals.openedition.org/perspective/1992 Bismarck] (Perspective). {{de}}
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* Tobia Bezzola, Roman Kurzmeyer (eds.), ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=D6FDBBE41A7D153FF0847A29EA039B2D Harald Szeemann with by through because towards despite: Catalogue of All Exhibitions 1957-2005]'', Zurich: Voldemeer, and Vienna: Springer, 2007, 759 pp. Review: [https://journals.openedition.org/perspective/1992 Bismarck] (Perspective).
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* Florence Derieux (ed.), ''Harald Szeemann: Individual Methodology'', Zurich: JRP/Ringier, 2008, 248 pp. Review: [https://journals.openedition.org/perspective/1992 Bismarck] (Perspective).
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* Doris Chon, [https://sci-hub.tw/10.1086/685928 "Harald Szeemann’s Museum of Obsessions: The Legacy of a Mythological Institution"], ''Getty Research Journal'' 8, 2016, pp 247-256.
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* ''Harald Szeemann: Museum of Obsessions'', eds. Glenn Phillips and Philipp Kaiser, with Doris Chon and Pietro Rigolo, Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2018, viii+406 pp. Catalogue. Review: [http://sci-hub.tw/10.1080/00043249.2019.1598154 grupa o.k.] (Art Journal).
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** ''Harald Szeemann: Museum der Obsessionen'', Zürich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 2018, 406 pp. {{de}}
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* Max Rosenberg, [https://sci-hub.tw/10.1086/702750 "Harald Szeemann and the Road Back to the Museum"], ''Getty Research Journal'' 11, 2019, pp 107-132.
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==Documentary films==
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* ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k7CGQ4ioi0 Harald Szeemann - Ein Portrait]'', dir. Gaudenz Meili and Hans-Joachim Müller, 1992, 45 min. TV documentary. {{de}}
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* ''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vu6zn-V11vI A Closer Look: Being Harald Szeemann]'', 2013, 10 min. The Getty Research Institute acquires the Harald Szeemann archive.
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==Retrospectives, recreated exhibitions==
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* [https://www.getty.edu/research/exhibitions_events/exhibitions/szeemann/index.html Harald Szeemann: Museum of Obsessions], Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, February-May 2018; [https://kunsthalle-bern.ch/en/exhibitions/2018/harald-szeemann-museum-der-obsessionen/ Kunsthalle Bern], June-September 2018; [https://www.kunsthalle-duesseldorf.de/index.php?id=428 Kunsthalle Düsseldorf] October 2018-January 2019; Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, February-May 2019; and Swiss Institute, New York, June-August 2019. Review: [http://sci-hub.tw/10.1080/00043249.2019.1598154 grupa o.k.] (Art Journal).
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* [https://www.theicala.org/en/exhibitions/9-harald-szeemann-br-grandfather-a-pioneer-like-us Harald Szeemann: Grandfather: A Pioneer Like Us (1974)], Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, February-April 2018; [https://kunsthalle-bern.ch/en/exhibitions/2018/grossvater-ein-pionier-wie-wir/ Kunsthalle Bern], June-September 2018; [https://www.kunsthalle-duesseldorf.de/index.php?id=428 Kunsthalle Düsseldorf], October 2018-January 2019; Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, February-May 2019; and [https://www.swissinstitute.net/exhibition/harald-szeemann-grandfather-a-pioneer-like-us/ Swiss Institute, New York], June-August 2019. A recreation of Szeemann’s exhibition. Review: [http://sci-hub.tw/10.1080/00043249.2019.1598154 grupa o.k.] (Art Journal).
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==Links==
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* [http://www.getty.edu/research/special_collections/notable/szeemann.html Harald Szeemann papers, 1836-2010, bulk 1957-2005], Getty. [http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2011m30 Digitised images]. [http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa2011m30 Finding aid].
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* [http://www.adk.de/de/akademie/mitglieder/index.htm?we_objectID=28782&show=druckansicht Profile on ADK] {{de}}
 
* http://grupaok.tumblr.com/tagged/harald+szeemann
 
* http://grupaok.tumblr.com/tagged/harald+szeemann
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harald_Szeemann Wikipedia]
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Latest revision as of 11:55, 6 December 2019

Harald Szeemann (11 June 1933 – 18 February 2005) was a Swiss museum director, curator and organizer of exhibitions.

Exhibition catalogues[edit]

  • Weiss auf Weiss, 1966. (German)
  • Formen der Farbe, Bern: Kunsthalle Bern, 1967. [1] (German)
  • Freunde + Freunde. Friends + Fruend. Karl Gerstner, Diter Rot, Daniel Spoerri, André Thomkins und Freunde, Stuttgart: Hansjörg Mayer, 1969, 200 pp. [2] (German)
  • Live In Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form: Works-Concepts-Processes-Situations-Information, ed. Harald Szeemann, Bern: Kunsthalle Bern, 1969, [164] pp. Curated by Harald Szeemann. Video documentation. Exh. photographs. [3] [4] (English)/(German)/(French)
  • Happening & Fluxus: Materialien, ed. Hans Sohm, Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1970, [340] pp. Exh. curated by Hans Sohm and Harald Szeemann; held at the Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, 6 Nov 1970-6 Jan 1971. [5] (German)
  • documenta 5. Befragung der Realität – Bildwelten heute, 2 vols., eds. Harald Szeemann, Marlis Grüterich, Katia von den Velden, and Jennifer Gough-Cooper, Kassel: documenta and Bertelsmann, 1972, 64+80 & 740+ pp. (German)
  • Großvater: Eine Ausstellung und eine Einladung zur Subskription, Bern: Galerie Toni Gerber, 1974. Exh. brochure. (German)
  • Junggesellenmaschine / Les machines célibataires, eds. Jean Clair and Harald Szeemann, Venice: Alfieri, 1975, 236 pp. Curated by Harald Szeemann and Jean Clair. (German)/(French)
  • Monte verità: antropologia locale come contributo alla riscoperta di una topografia sacrale moderna, eds. Gabriella Borsano, Anna Della Valle, Claire Halperin, Ingeborg Lüscher, and Harald Szeemann, Locarno: Dadò, and Milan: Electa, 1978, 183 pp. [6] (Italian)
    • Monte verità. Berg der Wahrheit: lokale Anthropologie als Beitrag zur Wiederentdeckung einer neuzeitlichen sakralen Topographie, Milan: Electa, 1978, 191 pp. (German)
  • Zeitlos. Kunst von heute im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, ed. Harald Szeemann, Munich: Prestel, 1988, 232 pp. Video documentation.
  • LightSeed: Cy Twombly, Wolfgang Laib, Michel Verjux: An Exhibition, Tokyo: Waturi-Um, 1990. Curated by Harald Szeemann.
  • Visionäre Schweiz, ed. Harald Szeemann, Aarau: Sauerländer, 1991. (German)
    • Suiza visionaria, Madrid: Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, 1992. (Spanish)
  • Blut & Honig. Zukunft ist am Balkan / Blood & Honey: Future's in the Balkans, Klosterneuburg: Sammlung Essl, 2003, 287 pp; 2nd ed., 2004. Curated by Harald Szeemann. Interview with curator. [7] [8] (German)/(English)
  • The Real Royal Trip / El real viaje real, ed. Alanna Heiss, New York: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 2003, 325 pp. Curated by Harald Szeemann. (English)/(Spanish)

Publications[edit]

  • Zeitlos auf Zeit. Das Museum der Obsessionen, Lindinger & Schmid, 1994, 413 pp. (German)
  • Harald Szeemann: Selected Writings, ed. Doris Chon, Glenn Phillips, and Pietro Rigolo, trans. Jonathan Blower and Elizabeth Tucker, Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2018, 424 pp. Review: grupa o.k. (Art Journal). (English)

Interviews[edit]

Literature[edit]

Documentary films[edit]

Retrospectives, recreated exhibitions[edit]

Links[edit]