WKCR interview of Eli Siegel on "The World of Art" conducted by Peter Gorlin (Columbia University) in three parts:
Part I: The Intrepid As Contemporary
Part II: What Is Aesthetic Realism
Part III "Somewhere This": About It
Articles written about Eli Siegel have appeared in:
Greenwich Village Weekly News, 1933, no. 3, "Village Portraits — Eli Siegel" by J. Dosbriora Irwin
The SUN Baltimore, MD, Thursday, April 25, 2002 by Rob Hiaasen, SUN STAFF
The Washington Post, Washington, DC, August 16, 1978 by Michael Kernan
The Evening Sun, Baltimore, MD, Wednesday, July 28, 1982 by James H. Bready
ARTICLES ON EDUCATION. The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method described by teachers in professional journals and in newspapers across the continent.
South Carolina Black News / 2006 "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Shows Education is Ethics!" Part 1: "Biodiversity and the Emperor Penguin" • Part Two:" Organic Kindness on the Ice of Antarctica"
Missouri State Post (Kansas City, MO) May 19-25, 2005 "Students Learn, Prejudice Is Defeated—The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method! " by Sally Ross
PSTA Exchange (Pennsylvania State Teachers Association) Spring, 2002 Vol. 25 No. 1 "The Success of the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method" by Rosemary Plumstead
Greenwich Village Gazette (Internet, New York, NY) 1/31/01 "What Kind of Education Do Our Children Deserve?" by Anthony Romeo and Karen Van Outryve
The Teacher / Great Britain teachers' union national journal (National Union of Teachers, United Kingdom) 11/00 "Teaching through Aesthetic Realism" by Christopher Balchin
The English Record: Journal of the New York State English Council, Vol. 53, no. 2: Winter, 2003 "Teaching Language Arts through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method" by Avi Gvili. On pronouns
LaVida News-The Black Voice (Fort Worth, TX) 10/10/01 "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method is the Solution to the Crisis in Education!" by Jeffrey Williams
Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, NY) 12/5/2001 "Young and Old Learn Answer to Racism at Brooklyn Children's Museum" by Alice Bernstein
Allegro, Local 802 News (American Federation of Musicians, New York, NY) 10/00
"Proud To Be An 802 Member" by Alan Shapiro, music teacher
San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Texas) 9/21/00 - 9/28/00
"The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Is the Solution to the Crisis in Education--Teachers Tell Why" by Helena Simon, Part 1, and Part 2: "Density; or, the Opposites of Full and Empty, Heavy and Light"
Tennessee Tribune (Nashville, Tennessee) 2/16/00
"Prejudice Changes to Respect: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method" by Barbara McClung
Tennessee Tribune, 8/26/99 and 9/9/99
"The Success of the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Students Learn, Prejudice Is Defeated" by Patricia Martone
The English Record, Journal of the New York State English Council (Albany, NY) vol. 49, no. 1, Fall 1998
"Through Aesthetic Realism Interest Wins, Cynicism Loses" by Leila Rosen
San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Texas) 11/8/98 - 1/28/99
"The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Succeeds," a four part series.
Part 1 & Part 2: Reading lessons : elementary school. Contains: "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Brings Out Every Child's True Intelligence — and Education Succeeds!" by Monique Michael
Part 3 & Part 4: Lessons in high school biology: environmental science . Contains: "Through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Knowledge Opposes Anger — & Students Learn!" by Rosemary Plumstead
San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Texas) Part 1, 6/20/99; Part 2, 6/20/99 Article by Lori Colavito about Kindergarten mathematics
Part 1: "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Students Learn, Prejudice Is Defeated!"
Part 2: "Through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Addition and Subtraction Oppose Prejudice."
Courier Publications (Queens, New YorkJanuary 22-28, 1998 by Helena Simon: A personal account of children's objection to learning reading and the success of the Aesthetic Realism teaching method in a very young person's life.
Southwest Digest (Lubbock, Texas) 11/27/97-12/3/97
"Children Learn to Read through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method!" by Monique Michael
Louisiana Weekly, New Orleans "The Aesthetic Realism Method" by Patricia Martone
ARTICLES ON RACISM. Teachers and writers, Black, White, and Latino, explore in diverse news sources the hitherto unseen role of contempt as the fundamental cause of racism.
Caribbean Life (New York, NY) January, 2006. Also in: Omaha Star, Buffalo Criterion, Kansas State Globe, Missouri State Post. "Aesthetic Realism Answer to Racism at Independent Book Fair in NYC"
CityBeat (Cincinnati, OH) 1/14/04 "On racism and how to end it" by Nancy Huntting
Southwest Digest (Lubbock, Texas) 1/9/03 "Poems by Eli Siegel about Martin Luther King and America" by Alice Bernstein / Also by Alice Bernstein:
South Carolina Black News 5/2006 "Jack Hasegawa and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the South" Parts 1,2, & 3 Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, NY) 12/5/01 "Young and Old Learn Answer to Racism at Brooklyn Children's Museum"
International Guardian (International News Network Online) 11/00 "The Genome and 'The Equality of Man'" by Alice Bernstein.
The Mississippi Link, 11/25/98 "Aesthetic Realism Explains Where Racism Begins — and What Can End It"
Chicago Defender (Chicago, Illinois) 3/9/00 "Words, Truth, and the Confederate Flag"
The Black World Today (Internet) 3/15/00
"Fascism, Understood At Last!" by Ruth Oron
The Black World Today (Internet) 12/15/98 "Aesthetic Realism: The Solution to Racism" by Arnold Perey, Ph.D.
IndiaStar (Internet), 10/13/97 Queen's Visit to Amritsar" by Christopher Balchin.
Commuter News, 8/4/98 "Reader Condemns Racism in Area / USA" by Edward Green.
Miami Times, 2/27/97 "It Is in Contempt that the Root of Racism Lies" by Allan Michael.
Tennessee Tribune, 2/16/00 "Prejudice Changes to Respect: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method" by Barbara McClung
Tennessee Tribune, 8/26/99 and 9/9/99 "The Success of the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Students Learn, Prejudice Is Defeated!" by Patricia Martone
The Daily Challenge (New York, NY) 5/5/99 "Aesthetic Realism and the Anthropology of Africa" by Edward Green
San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Texas) Part 1, 6/20/99 ; Part 2, 6/20/99 Kindergarten mathematics:
Part 1: "The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method: Students Learn, Prejudice Is Defeated!" Article by Lori Colavito about arithmetic lessons in kindergarten.
Part 2: "Through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Addition and Subtraction Oppose Prejudice."
ON THE ECONOMY. Experts in the fields of labor, education, and business write on the cause of the well-known injustice to working people in our economy today
Northport Journal (Huntington, NY) 12/19/99 "Filmmaker Tackles Homelessness Issues" by Carol Parker
Newsday, 9/26/2005 "The Bane of True Democracy" by Timothy Lynch, President of Teamsters Local 1205
The Wall Street Journal, 10/15/96 "Layoffs and Sweatshops Threaten Our Economy" by Timothy Lynch, Teamsters local 1205
American Planning Association (http://www.planning.org) Fall, 1999 "Housing in America: a Basic Human Right" by Barbara Buehler
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California) 9/4/00 "When High Profits Drive Trucking, Accidents Happen" by Timothy Lynch, Teamsters local 1205
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 1/22/00 "Helping Firefighters Battle Hepatitis C Is Civic Duty" by Richel Clerkin, R.N.
The Philippine Post Magazine, 2/02 "Purposes in America...Once and Now" by Ellen Reiss, Class Chairman of Aesthetic Realism
Herald News (Northern New Jersey) 5/8/04 "Unions Remain Strong, Vital" by Timothy Lynch, President, Teamsters Local 1205
Back Stage: The Performing Arts Weekly (New York, New York) 6/23-29/00 "Cheers for SAG-AFTRA" by Anne Fielding, Aesthetic Realism consultant / Director, Aesthetic Realism Theatre Co.
Financial Times (London, UK) 10/4/00 "We Actors Deserve Our Share of the Wealth We Help Produce" by Carol McCluer of the Aesthetic Realism Theatre Company
Long Beach Times (Long Beach, California) 8/23/01 "Union Leader Outlines Most Important Study for America" by Alice Bernstein
On WAR and PEACE. The authors (whose backgrounds are international) ask: How does Aesthetic Realism understand the cause of war?
Lake Champlain Weekly (Plattsburgh, NY) 10/12-18/05 "The Spirit of America Lives at TICONDEROGA" by Harvey Spears
The Sun-Herald (Rocky River, OH) 6/3/04 "< class="arialtenpoint">Contempt can become a very dangerous thing" by Maureen Butler
Woodstock Times (Woodstock, NY) 5/13/04 - 5/19/04 "Contempt is the Beginning" by Carol Driscoll
Chicago Standard News (Chicago, IL) 5/2/02; Rock Island Argus 4/28/02, & more "Contempt Must Be Studied for Mideast Terror to End!" by Ruth Oron, Harriet Bernstein, Zehava Fishman, Avi Gvili, Zvia Ratz, Rose Levy, Leah Shazar
New York Beacon (New York, NY) 1/31/01 - 2/6/02 [and other newspapers] "Israeli Mother and Daughter Outline Keys to Peace -- An Open Letter" by Leah Shazar and Ruth Oron
The African Herald (Dallas, TX) 10/01 "For a Safe World, a Sane World" by Miriam Weiss and Joseph Spetly
The Oregonian (OregonLive.com) 6/11/01 "Protesting the World War II Memorial" by Dale Laurin and Chaim Koppelman
On LOVE and the FAMILY. Women and men of diverse ages show what happens when families—and individuals in their search for love—understand a crucial Aesthetic Realism concept: The purpose of love is to like the whole world through a person.
Queens Ledger (Queens, NY) (7/24/02) "How Should We See the Loss of a Loved One?" by Marion Fennell
The Miami Herald (2/10/01) "Love World, Yourself" by Margot Carpenter
Philippine Post (November 2000) "The Essence of Kindness" by Ernest DeFilippis
Kent Good Times Dispatch (Kent, Connecticut) 9/8/00 "A Mother Reconsidered" by Dorli DiGregorio
Tennessee Tribune, 6/15-21/00 "A Father Asks: What Do Children Really Want from Their Parents?" by Joseph Meglino
Caribbean Life (New York City) 2/8/00 "Love and Self-Respect – A Lasting Valentine" by Margot Carpenter
San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Texas) 7/15/99 & 7/29/99 Part 1 & Part 2: "Power, Love, Sex—and Mistakes People Make about Them!" by Aesthetic Realism consultant Ernest De Filippis. Includes excerpt of Eli Siegel speaking to the author in an Aesthetic Realism Lesson
EXODUS Newsmagazine (San Jose, California) 4/27/99 "The Debate in Women Between Boredom and Interest" by Marion Fennell
U.S. African Eye (Brooklyn, New York / International) 1/99 - 2/99 "Love, Power, Goodwill" by Edward Green, professor at Manhattan School of Music
Caribbean Life (New York City) 11/10/98 "Learn How Marriage Can Succeed in a Failed Economy" by Barbara Allen
Mississippi Link (Jackson, MS) 12/17/98 "What Is True Power in a Man?" by David M. Bernstein
The Mobile Beacon & Atlanta Citizen (Mobile, AL) 7/25/98 "A Father, Seen Newly" by Ruth Oron.
Caribbean Life (New York City) 9/1/98 "How Should a Widow Cope with the Loss of Her Spouse?" by Anne Fielding
Bloomfield Life (Bloomfield, NJ) 3/12/98 "Parenting Workshop to Continue"
On YOUTH & AGE. The authors of these articles write on the hopes of young people to like the world they were born into and what can young men and women learn to meet that great hope.
Idaho Senior News (Boise, Idaho) 10/97 and 11/97 "We Can Feel More Alive at Any Age" by Irene Reiss.
Dayton Weekly News (Dayton, OH) 3/15/01 "Despair About Aging: What Will Stop It?" by Sarah Weiss
The Tennessee Tribune (Nashville, TN) 6/11-6/13/01 Aesthetic Realism explains that "Everything in this World Has Meaning" writes Irene Reiss
The Philadelphia Sunday Sun (Philadelphia, PA) June 11, 2006 "Groundbreaking After-School Program Based on Aesthetic Realism" by Alice Bernstein
Henryetta Free Lance (Henryetta, OK) 11/12/02 "Why Do Kids Turn to Violence? Carduner Explains the Answer" by Jeffrey Carduner
Bloomfield Life, 4/29/99 "Contempt Kills" by Rev. Wayne J. Plumstead -- The horrific carnage on April 20 in Littleton, Colo., once again has a stunned America asking what it is that provokes our children to cold-blooded murder.
San Antonio Register, 1/7/99 "Why Young Men Are Bored and Angry" by Robert Murphy
Atlanta Inquirer, 10/11/97 "Violence Must Not Ruin Schools" by Dr. Arnold Perey
On MEN'S ISSUES & MORE. (1) Aesthetic Realism understands how a man wants to be both tough and kind, and looks for an authentic solution. (2) Aesthetic Realism is also interested in whether a person may interfere with his or her own self-expression.
Mississippi Link (Jackson, Mississippi) 12/17/98 "What Is True Power in a Man?" by David M. Bernstein
Originally Published in the San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Texas) 3/11, 3/18, 3/25/99 "True Strength in a Man -- With a Discussion about Muhammad Ali" -- Aesthetic Realism Seminar by Michael Palmer: Part 1 - True Strength, Part 2 - True Strength, Part 3
"Canadian Association for People Who Stutter" Website & "The Stuttering Home Page," 6/6/99 On her Aesthetic Realism and Self-Expression website, Miriam Mondlin has posted her noted article "How My Stuttering Ended"
Westport Minuteman (Westport, CT) 5/4/00 "Aesthetic Realism vs. Eating Disorders" by Meryl Nietsch-Cooperman
The Sun Herald, (Biloxi, Mississippi) 4/22/98 "Attitude Toward World Is Driving Each Driver" by Lynette Abel
On ART and LIFE. Articles in professional journals and newspapers by professionals and scholars in the following fields: the visual arts, architecture, film, drama, photography, poetry and literature.
THE VISUAL ARTS
"Art Answers the Questions of Your Life" by Dorothy Koppelman and Carrie Wilson, Terrain Gallery Directors, at "International Conversations Through Art" (31st InSEA World Congress -- International Society for Education through the Arts --August, 2002, New York City.)
"Freedom and Order: The Quilt Masterpieces of Gee’s Bend" by Alice Bernstein — The Harlem Times (New York, New York) 2/22/03
"Wonder and 'Matter-of-Fact' Meet or the Imagination of Beatrix Potter" by Marcia Rackow
"Aesthetic Realism and Picasso's Guernica: for Life" by Dorothy Koppelman
"Bruegel's Peasant Wedding Celebrates the True Purpose of Marriage" by Ruth Oron
"Scene of Her Mind Change" by Faith Stern. About the place of the Terrain Gallery in the history of 39 Grove Street and the effect of this cultural institution on one's life. The Villager (New York, NY)
"The Surprising & Abiding Opposites" at the Terrain Gallery by Carrie Wilson
"Chaim Koppelman: A Selection of Works on Paper" -- Review of show at the Beatrice Conde Gallery, New York, NY, by Marcia Rackow, Journal of the Print World
"Kindness and a Father" by artist and Aesthetic Realism Consultant Chaim Koppelman. The Dayton Weekly News
"We Can Learn about Ourselves from Winslow Homer's The Gulf Stream" by Daniel Reiss. Tennessee Tribune
"The Dark Angels" a charcoal drawing by Chaim Koppelman, at the National Academy Museum. New York Times
"Our Selves Are Aesthetic!" -- About Monet's Autumn Effect at Argenteuil and Aesthetic Realism Consultations by Ruth Oron
"The Opposites -- 2001: The Print. A Review and Some History" by Alma Vincent. Journal of the Print World (Meredith, NH)
"Power and Tenderness in Men and Picasso's Minotauromachy" by Chaim Koppelman. Journal of the Print World
"Confrontation 2" by Chaim Koppelman. National Academy exhibition"Treasures Revealed: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Works on Paper," Museum and School of Fine Arts
"Open Mike at Peez Leweez: an Enticing Evening of Music and Poetry" by Richard A. Ross. The River Reporter (Narrowsburg, New York)— "Len Bernstein’s photographs are on exhibit at Peez Leweez....[His] work speaks to the observer about the connectedness of the human experience....Bernstein explains his photograph 'The Young Critic,' above, as follows: 'Children are not usually seen as having keen, critical perception that can be of deep use to us.... I tried to show his dignity through composition..." > more
"An Oscar for Elia Kazan? He cannot be forgiven for betraying his friends" by Anne Fielding. Philadelphia Inquirer
POETRY AND LITERATURE
"Two Poems by Eli Siegel about Martin Luther King and America" by Alice Bernstein. Annapolis Times (Annapolis, MD)
"Eli Siegel's Hymn to Jazz and the Like -- and Why I Love It" by Shirley Jones. Tennessee Tribune (Nashville, TN)
"Presentation of 'Hard Times' by Dickens: A Dramatic Presentation of Eli Siegel's Great Lecture." The Journal (L.I.C., Astoria, Jackson Heights, NY)
"The Essence of Kindness" by Ernest DeFilippis -- On literature in relation to life: love, marriage, and economic injustice. Philippine Post
"Eli Siegel: A Centennial Celebration" by Alice Bernstein. 'This year is the centenary of Eli Siegel (1902-78)....He grew up in Baltimore....It is here that his thought and writing began....Mayor Martin O'Malley writes: "I...hereby proclaim August 16th 2002 as 'Eli Siegel Day' in Baltimore, and do urge all citizens to join in this celebration."' The Baltimore Times (Baltimore, Maryland)
"Young and Old Learn Answer to Racism at Brooklyn Children's Museum" by Alice Bernstein. Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, NY)
"'Shakespeare, Music, Love — & How You Can Like Yourself': Special Matinee Performance." The Rye Chronicle (Rye, NY)
Tennessee Tribune, 1/6/2000 / "Simplicity and Complexity in the Temptations’ My Girl, in Love, and in Me" by Kevin Fennell
"Music From China and the Universal Criterion for Beauty" by Professor Edward Green. Music From China Website
The Urgent Question for Men and Woman: How Do We Want to Affect People? Part 1. Part 2 includes a discussion of Elvis Presley: music, lyrics, life
"Protesting the World War II Memorial" by Dale Laurin and Chaim Koppelman. The Oregonian (OregonLive.com)
"Art for Justice’s Sake" by Sergio Silveira -- includes discussion of 18th century Brazilian sculptor and architect Antonio Francisco Lisboa. Philippine Post.
The following letters about Eli Siegel and his thought were written by authorities in their fields who show something of the history and motivation of persons who have lied about Aesthetic Realism: