Art Appreciation: Joseph Beuys
Many years ago, I worked at the Bellevue Art Museum in Bellevue, WA, east of Seattle. I was hired as manager of their two gift shops. They ran a holiday store MY WISH LIST that year - it was overwhelming and crazy busy. Also when I worked at BAM, they ran an exhibit of Joseph Beuys. I never forgot this. It was weird, provocative, startling, unexpected. Go to the link and watch the preview of a new documentary about him and his activism.
This year, I actually got to see a very small exhibit of Beuys at the Massachusetts Museum of Modern Art (MASS MOCA). Again, highly unusual.