Series/Themes: zCreative Arts
Genre: Documentaries, International
Film Year: 2017
Film Length: 107 min.
Director: Andres Veiel
Featuring: Joseph Beuys, Caroline Tisdall, Rhea Thönges-Stringaris, Franz Joseph van der Grinten.
Joseph Beuys was a revolutionary German painter, famous for his felt hat and unique performance pieces, like “How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare.” Archival video, still images, and interviews explore the life and works of Beuys, from his participation in the Luftwaffe in World War II to his tumultuous time as a professor in Dusseldorf, and finally his international recognition as a performance artist. Introduction by Kristin Schroeder (UVA)
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