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Beuys

 (boiz, bois), Joseph 1921-1986.
German artist noted for his highly politicized sculpture, drawings, and performance art.
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Beuys

(German bɔis)
n
(Biography) Joseph (ˈjoːzɛf). 1921–86, German artist, a celebrated figure of the avant-garde, noted esp for his sculptures made of felt and animal fat
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Entitled Draw, Conversations Around the Legacy of Drawing, the exhibition features seven great modern artists: Picasso, Matisse, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Bacon, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and Joseph Beuys' and seven modern British artists: Chantal Joffe, Chris Ofili, Ceal Floyer, Damien Hirst, DJ Simpson, Gavin Turk and David Musgrave.
Loaded metaphors abounded, summoning allusions to visual artists Joseph Beuys and Joseph Cornell--fanned-open books lined a wall, a raven stalked the stage, dozens of shoes carpeted the floor, shards of glass jutted upward from a tabletop.
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Each gallery is devoted to work by a single artist, including Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joseph Beuys, Louise Bourgeois and Richard Serra.