Joseph Beuys

Leeds Art Gallery

13 October 2017 – 21 January 2018

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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