Joseph Beuys

Tate Modern

23 November 2015 – 31 December 2016

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A political activist and philosopher, Beuys believed in the social function of art.

Joseph Beuys, Joseph Beuys als Titelbild de Wirtschaftswoche, 1976

A childhood interest in the natural sciences provided the themes that Beuys would spend his career exploring. Created using felt, fat and copper depicting stags, bees and hares, his work includes sculpture, performance, installation and drawing.

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Daily, 10am – 6pm, Fri and Sat until 10pm (last admission to special exhibitions 45 mins before closing)

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