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Famous Joseph Beuys Quotes and Sayings|
Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous
German artist Joseph Beuys
born Joseph Beuys - Krefeld, Germany
- 12th of May, 1921 / Died 23rd of January,
1986 Düsseldorf, Germany
Famous Joseph Beuys works include a number
of conceptual pieces that use traditional
painting and sculptural media, installation,
and performance works.
+ My objects are to be seen as stimulants for
the transformation of the idea of sculpture..
or of art in general. They should provoke thoughts
about what sculpture can be and how the concept
of sculpting can be extended to the invisible
materials used by everyone.
+ I wished to go completely outside and to make
a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating
the life of humankind within the body of society
and to prepare a positive future in this context.
+ I think the tree is an element of regeneration
which in itself is a concept of time.
+ Let's talk of a system that transforms all the
social organisms into a work of art, in which
the entire process of work is included.. something
in which the principle of production and consumption
takes on a form of quality. It's a Gigantic project.
+ This transcendent character of information,
in an invisible world, gives us at the same time
the proof.. that we are not only biological beings,
material beings, but first spiritual beings, not
existing on this planet.. that we are only partly
existing on this planet.. and being involved in
wood, in felt, in fat, in iron, in rubber or whatever
resources of this planet.