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Siri Berg papers, 1966-1998

Siri Berg papers, 1966-1998

Berg, Siri B.

Art teacher, Collagist

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear feet

Summary: Files include correspondence, commissions, studies for paintings, printed material, announcements, exhibition catalogs, photographs, and a videocassette. Studies for paintings include Berg's The Black series, 1976; Collograph, 1980; Cosmic Veil, prints 439-441, 1983; Cycle of 5, 1973-1974; Environmental Boxes, 1979-1981; Four Elements, 1978-1979; Four Faculties, 1974; Kabala series, 1975-1986, undated; Kinneret, undated; La Ronde and La Ronde Shadow series, 1972-1984; Patterns, various, 1980, undated; Prints, #390-393, 396, 1980; Through a Looking Glass Series, 1973; Tops of Kites, 610-613, undated; Triangle, black/Triangle, white, #77-268 and #77-269, 1977; The White series, 1977-1978; and works on paper, 1974-1975. Photographs consist of works of art, 1966-1996, undated; and exhibition shots and personal photographs, 1970-1997, undated. Video cassette of Siri Berg in her studio in SoHo, New York, undated. Also is artwork, undated, consisting of cut out circles; paint and color samples; Klaidescope story; La Ronde study, and La Ronde, #76; circle sketches; palette and four faculties study; preliminary work; and studies for artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Siri Berg is a collage artist, painter, and art instructor in New York, New York. Born in the 1930s in Stockholm, Sweden. Siri Berg is on the faculty of The New School, Parsons School of Design in New York.

Provenance

Donated 1998 by Siri Berg.

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How to Cite This Collection

Siri Berg papers, 1966-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.