Beuys 2021 Joseph Beuys Centenary Programme Beuys 2021 Joseph Beuys Centenary Programme

Beuys 2021 Joseph Beuys Centenary Programme

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Celebrating the Centenary of Joseph Beuys

Marking the centenary of Joseph Beuys' birth, 2021 will see over 30 museum exhibitions taking place internationally in Europe, America and Asia honouring his legacy. This year's centenary programme celebrates Joseph Beuys' life and work through curatorial approaches that consider his extensive oeuvre anew. We invite you to explore the centenary programme and learn more about the artist and his legacy through our overview of past and current exhibitions, as well as interviews with artists and curators for whom his work has been a source of inspiration. 

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Featured exhibition this month

 

Starting From Language. Joseph Beuys at 100 

13 June — 19 September 2021 | Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin

 

On the 100th anniversary of Beuys’ birth the Hamburger Bahnhof is making language the focus of an exhibition that encompasses sculptures, drawings, installations, films, posters and documents from the collections of the Nationalgalerie, the Sammlung Marx, the Kupferstichkabinett and the Kunstbibliothek – including the cycle The secret block for a secret person in Ireland and the installation Das Kapital Raum 1970–1977.

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Images: 1. IMAGO / Leemage. Portrait of Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) Photography, Paris, 1985. © Bildrecht, Wien 2021. Photo: Laurence Sudre 2. Joseph Beuys, The secret block for a secret person in Ireland, 1945–1976, verschiedene Techniken, - Installationsmaß variiert, Ausstellungsansicht Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin, 2014 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021 / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Sammlung Marx. Photo: Thomas Bruns. 3. Joseph Beuys portrait. © Gerd Ludwig.
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