Joseph Beuys

Biography

Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

° 1921
† 1986
Düsseldorf,
Germany

Joseph Heinrich Beuys was a German visual artist. He was a professor in Düsseldorf. Beuys is considered one of the most influential German artists of the second half of the 20th century. He was best known for his sculptures and objects, performances and Fluxus concerts.

His early oeuvre mainly consists of drawings and watercolors that, like his early sulputres, are still directly related to reality, although his figures usually have a symbolic meaning. Thousands of drawings and watercolors emerged in the 1950s, for which he used unconventional materials such as: tea, stain and fruit juices. Common themes were women, all kinds of animals and mythological subjects.

In 1962 Beuys came into contact with the Fluxus movement and the multidisciplinary performance art of that group. Beuys has participated in several Fluxus festivals and is considered one of the most important and famous members, although he soon took his own direction. His work also changed: instead of drawing, he started doing many more performances. Beuys believed that in this way he could make his art play a more important role in society.

Available Artworks

Beuys 101 edition
Beuys 101
, 2022
Joseph Beuys - Güten Einkauf - 1984
Guten Einkauf
, 1984
Joseph Beuys - Schwefelpostkarte
Schwefelpostkarte
, 1984
Joseph Beuys, Gut gekauft.
Gut gekauft.
, 1980
1 Wirtschaftswert (Haarnetze) Joseph Beuys, 1977
1 Wirtschaftswert (Haarnetze)
, 1979
Joseph Beuys - 63 x 93 cm, Fondazione per la rinascita dell'agricoltura
Fondazione per la Rinascita dell´ Agricoltura
, 1978
Joseph Beuys Gelbes Bild IIXL 1977 gemengde techniek op papier 76x49cm
Gelbes Bild
, 1977
Joeph Beuys, 1 Wirtschaftswert (sigaretten)
1 Wirtschaftswert (filtersigaretten)
, 1977
1 Wirtschaftswert, Joseph Beuys
1 Wirtschaftswert (Kamillen-Blüten)
, 1976
Joseph Beuys, Ferrum, 1975
Ferrum
, 1975
Joseph Beuys, 3 tonnen editionen
3 Tonnen Editionen
, 1973
Joseph Beuys - Intuition, 1968
Intuition
, 1968

Unavailable Artworks

Joseph Beuys, Kniga naroda
Kniga naroda
, 1984
Joseph Beuys, Kunst = Kapital
Kunst = Kapital
, 1981
Joseph Beuys - POUR magazine Coppejans Gallery
POUR
, 1977
Joseph Beuys: 1 Wirtschaftswert - lucifers
1 Wirtschaftswert (Lucifers)
, 1977
Das Wirtschaftswert Prinzip, Jozef Beuys
Türkisfarbenes Bild: Wirtschaftswert Prinzip
, 1974
Joseph Beuys, 3 tonnen editionen
3 Tonnen Editionen
, 1973
Joseph Beuys - Rose für Direkte Demokratie
Rose für Direkte Demokratie
, 1972
Beuys - Boxkampf
Boxkampf
, 1972
Schautafeln fur den Unterricht, Joseph Beuys
Schautafeln für den Unterricht I und II
, 1971
Informiert sein, Joseph Beuys
Informiert sein
Hasen, Joseph Beuys
Hasen

Exhibitions

Nature Nurture expo
Nature - Nurture
Joseph Beuys - Beuys in druk expo
1968-1986 BEUYS IN PRINT
Lothar Wolleh, Beuys Filtz TV (fragment)
Wer nicht denken will, fliegt raus!
Beuys and the Filz TV, Lothar Wolleh
Wer nicht denken will, fliegt raus!
Intuïtion by Joseph Beuys
Truth/Reality.
Gallery Box 20/21
Packed & boxed.

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