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Joseph Beuys

[German Conceptual Artist, 1921-1986]

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Original works by Joseph Beuys available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 8 works online

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!
"Artists in Depth" page for Joseph Beuys

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Suit of Clothes

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
5 prints online

Bonnefanten Museum, Netherlands
(to switch to English, click "english" at the top of the page)

Broad Art Foundation

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Hallen für neue Kunst, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Das Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts, 1982-83

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"

Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
5 works online

Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Switzerland
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Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  
Artworks from the site's databank: Select the artist in the "Künstler" column

Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  
show your wound (Zeige Deine Wunde), 1974/75

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), North Adams

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Grond, 1980-81

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Filzanzug (Felt Suit)

Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)  

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Stag Hunt

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  

State Museums of Berlin

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Silberbesen und Besen ohne Haare, 1972

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Joseph Beuys  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
Joesph Beuys at Gagosian Gallery, New York

Frieze Magazine
"Class Action"

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Highlights of Tate Modern: Lightning with Stag in its Glare", 2000 article by Adrian Searle

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Joseph Beuys: The Reader

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Joseph Beuys in America: Energy Plan for the Western Man

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The Essential Joseph Beuys

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Joseph Beuys: Early Drawings

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Joseph Beuys: Catalogue Raisonne of Multiples and Prints

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Joseph Beuys: We Go This Way

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"Honey Is Flowing in All Directions"

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The Felt Hat: Joseph Beuys, a Life Told


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