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 saw over 30 museum exhibitions taking place internationally in Europe, America and Asia honouring his legacy. The 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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Joseph Beuys. Line to Line, Leaf to Leaf

10 December 2021—27 March 2022 | Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris

To mark the centenary of the birth of Joseph Beuys (1921–1986), which has given rise to numerous events throughout the year 2021, the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris is presenting the exhibition Joseph Beuys: Line to Line. Sheet to Sheet, previously shown at the Dresden Print, Drawing and Photography Cabinet (Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden) from July 23 to October 17, 2021. The nearly one hundred drawings exhibited here are of a highly symbolic nature. Taken from the Beuys family collection, this exceptional group of drawings, which covers the entire career of the artist, has never before been exhibited in its entirety.

 

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Images: 1. IMAGO / Leemage. Portrait of Joseph Beuys (1921-1986) Photography, Paris, 1985. © Bildrecht, Wien 2021. Photo: Laurence Sudre 2. Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, Joseph Beuys. Line to Line, Leaf to Leaf, Installation view © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021, Photo: Louise Allavoine 3. Joseph Beuys portrait. © Gerd Ludwig.
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