Joseph Beuys, the Multiples: Catalogue RaisonnÚ of Multiples and Prints

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Busch-Reisings Museum, Harvard University Museum, 1997 - Art - 566 pages
This first full English language edition has been updated to include corrections as well as additions to the original German language editions.

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German artist Beuys (1921-86) produced a huge body of work across all media in pursuit of his idea of life as a total work of art, yet he lacks broad recognition in America. This is in part because ... Read full review


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About the author (1997)

The German-born artist Joseph Beuys, who lived from 1921 to 1986, was a painter, sculptor and performance artist, as well as a professor at the Art Academy in Dusseldorf. One of the most significant and influential artists of the twentieth century, he saw himself as the architect of a revolutionary type of poetry whose language arose from "poor" objects--from a strict reduction to the essential.

Schellmann is the director of Edition Schellmann, Munich and New York.

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