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Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

the secret block for a secret person in Ireland. [Catalogue of an exhibition at the Museumof Modern Art, Oxford, April 7-May 12, 1974].

by Joseph Beuys

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Published by Museum of Modern Art in Oxford .
Written in English


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ContributionsMuseum of Modern Art (Oxford, England)
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Open LibraryOL21683785M

Beuys, as the new Focus book points out, is one of international art's most polarizing figures. Steeped in the esoteric philosophy of German mystic Rudolf Steiner, he adopted a shaman-like persona as a vehicle for enigmatic performances that enthralled some but led . – Joseph Beuys ‘Wolleh had the incredible ability of sensing object relations. Endowed with great intuitional skills, he was a kind of treasure hunter.’ – Joseph Beuys Executed in , Joseph Beuys’s Unterwasserbuch (Underwater Book) is a time capsule of Beuys’ most personal motifs, preserved underwater for posterity. A metal torch.

Sep 27,  · Widely regarded as one of the most influential figures of the second half of the 20th century, Joseph Beuys (–86) was prolific in his production of performance art, sculpture, installations and graphic art. Joseph Beuys and Italy focuses on a hitherto little-noted aspect of the artist's work: his special relationship to Italy throughout his life. It was in Italy that his best-known. Oct 11,  · Joseph Beuys (–)—a German sculptor and performance artist--became one of the most influential figures in modern and contemporary art. His charismatic presence, extraordinary life, and unconventional artistic style (incorporating ritualized movement and sound, and materials such as fat, felt, earth, honey, blood, and even dead.

May 18,  · We are continuously told that Beuys wanted to "expand the meaning of art", and the film certainly acts as though Beuys was a visionary for believing this, but without properly explaining what that means or what any of his art means, there isn't a lot to keep the audience from thinking that Beuys is just a pretentious man/10(). About the book: Joseph Beuys; (–) – sculptor, painter, draughtsman, teacher, theorist and political activist – ranks among the most radical and influential artists to emerge during the second half of the twentieth century. An enigmatic figure whose complex imagination drew on his research across a wide range of themes.


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Catalog. Joseph Beuys was born in Krefeld, a small city in northwest Germany. He was an only child, to the merchant Josef Jakob Beuys and his wife Johanna Maria Margarete Hulsermann. The two were a devout Catholic couple of the northern Rhine-Westphalian middle-class.

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Mar 16,  · The world exists to be put on a postcard: Artists' postcards from to now (British Museum). Joseph Beuys at MoMA; Performance Art began with Marcel Duchamp when he used his body as a work of art and had a star he had shaved on the back of his head.

That tradition was continued in Europe by a number of Performance artists, perhaps the most important and influential in the 's, 's and 's was an unusual man by the name of. Mar 16,  · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Joseph Beuys books online.

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He famously worked with such nontraditional materials as felt, fat, and plants. "An intimate dialogue with Joseph Beuys takes us into the deeper motivations and understandings underlying 'social sculpture' and his expanded conception of art." --Shelley Sacks, artist and director of the Social Sculpture Research Unit, Oxford Brookes University "It is arguable that Beuys was the first artist of the twenty-first century.

Joseph Beuys (German: [ˈjoːzɛf ˈbɔʏs]; 12 May – 23 January ) was a German Fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue. His extensive work is grounded in concepts of humanism, social philosophy and anthroposophy; it culminates in his "extended definition of art" and the idea of social Birth place: Krefeld, Germany.

Joseph Beuys: Drawings: City Art Gallery, Leeds [22 April to 21 May ], Kettle's Yard Gallery, Cambridge [29 May to 3 July ], Victoria and Albert Museum. A major figure of the postwar German avant-garde, Joseph Beuys viewed art as a vehicle for social change. His performance art "actions" were shamanistic experiences incorporating ritualized movement and sound, as well as non-traditional and even repulsive materials such as fat, felt, honey, blood, and dead animals.

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Beuys was educated in Rindern, Ger., and served in the German air force throughout World War .Jun 15,  · Joseph Beuys is arguably the most important and most controversial German artist of the late twentieth century, not least because his persona is interwoven with Germany's fascist past.

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