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Original Works and Multiples by Joseph Beuys

February 1, 2010

Original Works and Multiples by Joseph Beuys at Mary Boone Gallery

Joseph Beuys, “Horn”, 55″ by 12″ by 6 ½”, bronze, plastic tube filled with red pigment and water. 1969. Hall Collection. Photo; Courtesy: Mary Boone Gallery.

NEW YORK, NY.- The Mary Boone Gallery presents at its Chelsea location “Joseph Beuys: We are the Revolution”, a comprehensive exhibition of original works and multiples from the Hall Collection by this influential German artist. The exhibition has been organized and installed by independent curator and art historian Dr. Pamela Kort. Beginning with a pencil drawing made while Beuys was still a student at the Düsseldorf Art Academy, through the notable “plastic work” (sculpture) Horn of 1969, to a suite of three large blackboards heavily inscribed during the course of Beuys’ “Action” Third Way in 1978, the original works provide a philosophical and iconographical context against which his numerous and well-known multiples unfolded over time. The making of multiples was integral to Beuys’ life; he championed them as a vehicle for disseminating his aesthetic ideas … More

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