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BEUYS, Joseph (1921 - 1986), Performance artist, installation artist, assemblage artist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEUYS, Joseph (1921 - 1986), Performance artist, installation artist, assemblage artist, engraver

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1921, in Krefeld; died 23 January 1986, in Düsseldorf.

Performance artist, installation artist, assemblage artist, engraver.

Neo-Dadaism, Fluxus, Conceptual Art.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Joseph Beuys spent his youth in Cleves. Relatively little is known about his early years, but he is thought to have begun studying natural sciences when he was mobilised in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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