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Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys, born 1921 in Krefeld and died 1986 in Düsseldorf, was a German Fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue. His extensive work is grounded in concepts of humanism, social philosophy and anthroposophy. It culminates in his “extended definition of art” and the idea of social sculpture as a gesamtkunstwerk, for which he claimed a creative, participatory role

Wolf Vostell

Wolf Vostell

Wolf Vostell , born 1932 in Leverkusen – died 1998 in Berlin, was a German painter and sculptor, considered one of the early adopters of video art and installation art and pioneer of Happening and Fluxus. Techniques such as blurring and Dé-coll/age are characteristic for his work, as well as embedding objects in concrete or the use of television sets in his works. In 1953, he began an apprenticeship as

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