Joseph Beuys
Appeal by Joseph Beuys. 1980

Artwork details

Artist
Joseph Beuys 1921–1986
Title
Appeal by Joseph Beuys.
Date 1980
Medium Print on paper
Dimensions Image: 986 x 603 mm
Collection
Acquisition ARTIST ROOMS
Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008
Reference
AR00853
ARTIST ROOMS

Display caption

Beuys’s friendship with Edinburgh artist and gallerist Richard Demarco led to him visiting Scotland eight times. His 1980 exhibition at the Edinburgh Festival highlighted his alternative political thought, environmental concerns and the activities of the Free International University.

November 2015

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