What is art?

Joseph Beuys's work continues to influence and inspire artists and thinkers around the world--in areas from organizational learning, direct democracy, and new forms of money, to new methods of art education and the practice of "ecological art."

Volker Harlan--a close colleague of Beuys--whose own work also explores substance and sacrament--talked with Beuys about the deeper motivations and insights behind "social sculpture" and his expanded view of art. These profound reflections, complemented by Harlan's thoughtful essays, give a sense of the interconnected nature of all life forms and provide the basis for a path toward a future that is ecologically sustainable.

Genre
Art
Topics
Anthroposophy, artists, critical theory, Education, environment, social sculpture, social theory
Author
Joseph Beuys
Author
Volker Harlan
Publisher
Clairview Books
Format
Paperback
ISBN
1905570074 (find on Amazon)

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