Joseph Beuys

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Beuys’ dreams, bejewelled paintings and Avatar for art lovers – the week in art
The watercolours behind Beuys’ sculptures are revealed, Soheila Sokhanvari commemorates Iran’s feminist icons and Sahej Rahal creates a digital world

Jonathan Jones

13, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Vote with your feet: film, music, art and more to engage you politically
From the heroic Mr Smith using political institutions to clear his name to Naomi Klein’s exposé of the sharp end of globalisation, our critics choose political cultural works that inspire

Peter Bradshaw, Jonathan Jones, Alim Kheraj, Steven Poole and Kate Wyver

24, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Alastair Thain's best photograph: Joseph Beuys close to death
‘I love the fragility in his face – although that human spark, that charisma, is still intact’

Interview by Dale Berning Sawa

27, Sep, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Animals and Us review – four-legged insights give artists paws
From YouTube cats tickling the ivories, to Joseph Beuys trapped with a coyote, to octopus hoarders, this delightful show questions the notion that humans are uniquely gifted creatures

Jonathan Jones

24, May, 2018 @4:05 PM

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Joseph Beuys review – a show steeped in fat, felt and fiction
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London
The German artist may have lied about being shot down in a stuka in world war two – but he took his mythology seriously

Jonathan Jones

16, Apr, 2018 @3:39 PM

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The 10 best things to do this week: Lubaina Himid, Frieze and St Vincent
The Turner nominee addresses the glamorisation of slaves, the famous art fair returns to London and Annie Clark drops her new album

The Guide

06, Oct, 2017 @8:00 AM

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True to Life, Howard Hodgkin and Joseph Beuys: this week’s best UK exhibitions
National Galleries of Scotland explore British realism, The Hepworth focuses on the painter’s works on India, and boxing as art comes to Waddington Custot

Jonathan Jones

30, Jun, 2017 @8:30 AM

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Summer 2017's finest art, design and photography
Tapestry goes into space, Matisse and his subjects take over the Royal Academy, black power is on the rise, the V&A gets some va-va-voom and Manchester goes mad for New Order. Here are the pick of the summer’s art shows

Adrian Searle, Jonathan Jones, Sean O'Hagan and Oliver Wainwright

20, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Beuys review – Andres Veiel's disjointed film fails to cash in on the artist's riches
The higgledly-piggledy format of this archive-based film offers little reflection or analysis about the charismatic art joker

Ryan Gilbey

15, Feb, 2017 @1:29 PM

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Richard Gere and Penélope Cruz films among first picked for Berlin festival
Steve Coogan, Kristin Scott Thomas and Laura Linney also in the star lineup, alongside directors Sally Potter, Agnieszka Holland and Aki Kaurismaki

Andrew Pulver

15, Dec, 2016 @2:04 PM

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Edinburgh art festival review – ugly beauty in the Jekyll and Hyde city
Darkness has descended on Scotland’s capital, with monstrous statues, robot babies and macabre examinations of the human soul. Go and be corrupted

Jonathan Jones

03, Aug, 2016 @8:45 AM

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Five of the best... art exhibitions
Christian Boltanski | Joseph Beuys | Colour: The Art And Science Of Medieval Manuscripts | Alice Neel | Tony Morgan And John Blake

Jonathan Jones

29, Jul, 2016 @12:00 PM

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