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Joseph Beuys

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

Joseph Beuys, Joseph Beuys als Titelbild de Wirtschaftswoche, 1976 © DACS, 2009

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.


Venue details

Leeds Art Gallery The Headrow, Leeds West Yorkshire LS1 3AA 0113 247 8256 www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery

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