Joseph Beuys (German, 1921 - 1986)

Joseph Beuys

German | 1921 - 1986

Joseph Beuys was a German Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1921. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. Numerous key galleries and museums such as PalaisPopulaire by Deutsche Bank have featured Joseph Beuys's work in the past.Joseph Beuys's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 5 USD to 1,234,889 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 1,234,889 USD for Zeitpunkt: Das Massaker von Muenchen (Point of time: The Massacre of Munich), sold at Christie's London in 2016. Joseph Beuys has been featured in articles for Boston Globe, Daily Art Magazine and FAD Magazine. The most recent article is Beyond TEFAF – The Shows to See in and Around Maastricht This Month written for Apollo in March 2024. The artist died in 1986.

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Current Exhibitions

The Blind

Galerie Roger Bellemare
Montreal | Quebec | Canada
Mar 16,2024 - Apr 20,2024

Collection III: 2023

Jan 20,2024 - May 06,2024


HOUSE Berlin Revives a Historic 19th Century Wilhelmine Building Exhibition
Beyond TEFAF – The Shows to See in and Around Maastricht This Month
Stopping by Woods at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design


..He is best known for his sculpture and performance art, and often used found objects and everyday materials in his work...

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AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

.. The German artist, Joseph Beuys (1921-1986), is perhaps best known for his ‘actions’, installations and sculpture, but first and foremost he was an artist who was interested in ideas: ideas about how...

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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One & Modern Two)

.. Beuys taught us through his life’s work that participation in art is the moment when we become one with the conscious intention and expression of the artist...

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Ico Gallery

..nsplanted,’ he later explained, ‘a physical change had to take place in me, in which old experiences and phases of thought are cast off in order to permit positive changes.’ Working in solitude, Beuys...

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Heerup Museum

..Beuys incorporated into his work various materials such as felt, fat and metal, selected because of their inherent properties such as insulation, conduction and protection which all have associations with...

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De La Warr Pavilion

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