Celebrating Joseph Beuys' 100th Birthday

Joseph Beuys (c) Courtesy Video Data Bank of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Few German cultural figures of the 20th century were as controversial as the action artist, sculptor, draftsman, art theorist and professor Joseph Beuys (1921 - 1986). His work dealt with a new, expanded concept of art that included the political co-creation of society.