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Joseph Beuys

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Joseph Beuys (12 May 1921 – 23 January 1986) was a German Fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue. [1]

124 relations: AA Bronson, Abitur, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Adriatic Sea, Aesthetics, Alliance 90/The Greens, Anatol Herzfeld, Andy Warhol, Animal fat, Anselm Kiefer, Anthroposophy, Auschwitz concentration camp, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Beuys (film), Blinky Palermo, Bonn, Brown University, Carl Linnaeus, Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes, Cold War, Cologne, Coyote, Crimea, Crimean Tatars, Curriculum vitae, Cuxhaven, Düsseldorf, Dia Art Foundation, Distributed Art Publishers, Documenta, Electronic Arts Intermix, Eli Broad, Erwin Heerich, Eurasia, Ewald Mataré, Fax art, Felt, Fettecke, Fluxus, Found object, Framing (social sciences), Free International University, Friedrich Schiller, Galilei, Götz Adriani, Günter Grass, General Idea, Georg Baselitz, Gesamtkunstwerk, Hann Trier, ..., Happening, Harald Szeemann, Harvard Art Museums, Heinz Sielmann, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Hitler Youth, How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, Hradec Králové, Humanism, Installation art, Internment, James Joyce, Jörg Immendorff, Junkers Ju 87, Kaii Higashiyama, Katharina Sieverding, Kleve, Kranenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Krefeld, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle Bern, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Leonardo da Vinci, Luftwaffe, Marcel Broodthaers, Marcel Duchamp, Markus Lüpertz, Moderna Museet, Museum Kunstpalast, Nam June Paik, Nazi book burnings, Nazi Party, Novalis, Nuremberg Rally, Pedagogy, Peeling the Onion, Performance, Performance art, Perugia, Peter Angermann, Peter Gallo, Phillips (auctioneers), Pinakothek der Moderne, Politics, Pontus Hultén, Poznań, Providence, Rhode Island, Romanticism, Rudolf Steiner, Sculpture, Shamanism, Smarthistory, Social philosophy, Social sculpture, Social threefolding, Society, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Sotheby's, Systema Naturae, Ulysses (novel), Venice Biennale, Victory in Europe Day, Visual arts, Von der Heydt Museum, Walker Art Center, Western Front (World War II), Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Willoughby Sharp, Wound Badge, Wuppertal, Znamianka, 14th Dalai Lama, 7000 Oaks, 7th Parachute Division (Germany). Expand index (74 more) »

AA Bronson

AA Bronson, OC, Chev. L.H. (born Michael Tims in Vancouver in 1946) is an artist.

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Abitur is a qualification granted by university-preparatory schools in Germany, Lithuania, and Estonia.

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Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (Uniwersytet im., Polish abbreviation UAM) is one of the major Polish universities, located in the city of Poznań, Greater Poland, in the west of the country.

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Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula.

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Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.

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Alliance 90/The Greens

Alliance 90/The Greens, often simply Greens (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen or Grüne), is a green political party in Germany that was formed from the merger of the German Green Party (founded in West Germany in 1980 and merged with the East Greens in 1990) and Alliance 90 (founded during the Revolution of 1989–1990 in East Germany) in 1993.

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Anatol Herzfeld

Anatol Herzfeld (often simply called Anatol), born Karl-Heinz Herzfeld, January 21, 1931 in Insterburg (now Tschernjachowsk), East Prussia, is a German sculptor and mixed media artist.

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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

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Animal fat

Animal fats and oils are lipid materials derived from animals.

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Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer (born 8 March 1945) is a German painter and sculptor.

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Anthroposophy is the philosophy founded by Rudolf Steiner that postulates the existence of an objective, intellectually comprehensible spiritual world, accessible to human experience through inner development.

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Auschwitz concentration camp

Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II.

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Benjamin H. D. Buchloh

Benjamin Heinz-Dieter Buchloh (born November 15, 1941) is a German art historian.

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Beuys (film)

Beuys is a 2017 German documentary film directed by Andres Veiel about the German artist Joseph Beuys.

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Blinky Palermo

Blinky Palermo (2 June 1943 – 18 February 1977) was a German abstract painter.

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The Federal City of Bonn is a city on the banks of the Rhine in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, with a population of over 300,000.

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Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes

Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes (born 1967) is a German-Irish art historian, who works as the Professor and Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Amsterdam.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).

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Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).

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The coyote (Canis latrans); from Nahuatl) is a canine native to North America. It is smaller than its close relative, the gray wolf, and slightly smaller than the closely related eastern wolf and red wolf. It fills much of the same ecological niche as the golden jackal does in Eurasia, though it is larger and more predatory, and is sometimes called the American jackal by zoologists. The coyote is listed as least concern by the International Union for Conservation of Nature due to its wide distribution and abundance throughout North America, southwards through Mexico, and into Central America. The species is versatile, able to adapt to and expand into environments modified by humans. It is enlarging its range, with coyotes moving into urban areas in the Eastern U.S., and was sighted in eastern Panama (across the Panama Canal from their home range) for the first time in 2013., 19 coyote subspecies are recognized. The average male weighs and the average female. Their fur color is predominantly light gray and red or fulvous interspersed with black and white, though it varies somewhat with geography. It is highly flexible in social organization, living either in a family unit or in loosely knit packs of unrelated individuals. It has a varied diet consisting primarily of animal meat, including deer, rabbits, hares, rodents, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates, though it may also eat fruits and vegetables on occasion. Its characteristic vocalization is a howl made by solitary individuals. Humans are the coyote's greatest threat, followed by cougars and gray wolves. In spite of this, coyotes sometimes mate with gray, eastern, or red wolves, producing "coywolf" hybrids. In the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, the eastern coyote (a larger subspecies, though still smaller than wolves) is the result of various historical and recent matings with various types of wolves. Genetic studies show that most North American wolves contain some level of coyote DNA. The coyote is a prominent character in Native American folklore, mainly in the Southwestern United States and Mexico, usually depicted as a trickster that alternately assumes the form of an actual coyote or a man. As with other trickster figures, the coyote uses deception and humor to rebel against social conventions. The animal was especially respected in Mesoamerican cosmology as a symbol of military might. After the European colonization of the Americas, it was reviled in Anglo-American culture as a cowardly and untrustworthy animal. Unlike wolves (gray, eastern, or red), which have undergone an improvement of their public image, attitudes towards the coyote remain largely negative.

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Crimea (Крым, Крим, Krym; Krym; translit;; translit) is a peninsula on the northern coast of the Black Sea in Eastern Europe that is almost completely surrounded by both the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast.

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Crimean Tatars

Crimean Tatars or Crimeans (Crimean Tatar: Qırımtatarlar, qırımlar, Kırım Tatarları, Крымские Татары, крымцы, Кримськi Татари, кримцi) are a Turkic ethnic group that formed in the Crimean Peninsula during the 13th–17th centuries, primarily from the Turkic tribes that moved to the land now known as Crimea in Eastern Europe from the Asian steppes beginning in the 10th century, with contributions from the pre-Cuman population of Crimea.

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Curriculum vitae

A curriculum vitae (often shortened CV or vita) is a written overview of a person's experience and other qualifications for a job opportunity.

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Cuxhaven is an independent town and seat of the Cuxhaven district, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.

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Dia Art Foundation

Dia Art Foundation is a nonprofit organization that initiates, supports, presents, and preserves art projects.

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Distributed Art Publishers

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. is an American company that distributes and publishes books on art, photography, design, and visual culture.

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documenta is an exhibition of contemporary art which takes place every five years in Kassel, Germany.

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Electronic Arts Intermix

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a nonprofit arts organization that is a leading international resource for video and media art.

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Eli Broad

Eli Broad (born June 6, 1933) is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist.

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Erwin Heerich

Erwin Heerich (29 November 1922 in Kassel – 6 November 2004 in Meerbusch, Germany) was a German artist.

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Eurasia is a combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia.

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Ewald Mataré

Ewald Wilhelm Hubert Mataré (25 February 1887 in Burtscheid, Aachen – 28 March 1965 in Büderich) was a German painter and sculptor, who dealt with, among other things, the figures of men and animals in a stylized form.

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Fax art

Fax art is art specifically designed to be sent or transmitted by a facsimile machine, where the "fax art" is the received "fax".

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Felt is a textile material that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers together.

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The Fettecke (Ger: "Fat Corner") was an abstract work of art from the German artist Joseph Beuys.

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Fluxus is an international and interdisciplinary group of artists, composers, designers and poets that took shape in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Found object

Found object originates from the French objet trouvé, describing art created from undisguised, but often modified, objects or products that are not normally considered materials from which art is made, often because they already have a non-art function.

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Framing (social sciences)

In the social sciences, framing comprises a set of concepts and theoretical perspectives on how individuals, groups, and societies, organize, perceive, and communicate about reality.

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Free International University

The Free International University (FIU) for Creativity and Interdisciplinary Research was a support organization founded by the German artist Joseph Beuys together with Klaus Staeck (1st chairman), Georg Meistermann (2nd chairman) and Willi Bongard (secretary), based on principles laid down in a manifesto written by Joseph Beuys and Heinrich Böll.

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Friedrich Schiller

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (10 November 17599 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright.

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Galilei is a surname, and may refer to.

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Götz Adriani

Götz Adriani (born 21 November 1940 in Stuttgart) is a German art historian.

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Günter Grass

Günter Wilhelm Grass (16 October 1927 – 13 April 2015) was a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor, and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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General Idea

General Idea was a collective of three Canadian artists, Felix Partz, Jorge Zontal and AA Bronson, who were active from 1967 to 1994.

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Georg Baselitz

Georg Baselitz (born 23 January 1938, as Hans-Georg Kern, in Deutschbaselitz, Germany) is a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist.

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A Gesamtkunstwerk (translated as "total work of art", "ideal work of art", "universal artwork", "synthesis of the arts", "comprehensive artwork", "all-embracing art form" or "total artwork") is a work of art that makes use of all or many art forms or strives to do so.

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Hann Trier

Hann Trier (1 August 1915 in Düsseldorf – 14 June 1999 in Castiglione della Pescaia in Tuscany in Italy) was a German artist, best known for his giant ceiling painting in the Charlottenburg Palace.

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A happening is a performance, event, or situation meant to be considered art, usually as performance art.

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Harald Szeemann

Harald Szeemann (11 June 1933 – 18 February 2005) was a Swiss curator and artist and art historian.

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Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums are part of Harvard University and comprise three museums: the Fogg Museum (established in 1895), the Busch-Reisinger Museum (established in 1903), and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum (established in 1985) and four research centers: the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis (founded in 1958), the Center for the Technical Study of Modern Art (founded in 2002), the Harvard Art Museums Archives, and the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies (founded in 1928).

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Heinz Sielmann

Heinz Sielmann (2 June 1917 in Rheydt, Germany – 6 October 2006 in Munich) was a wildlife photographer, biologist, zoologist and documentary filmmaker.

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Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt is a multidisciplinary museum in Darmstadt, Germany.

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Hitler Youth

The Hitler Youth (German:, often abbreviated as HJ in German) was the youth organisation of the Nazi Party in Germany.

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How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare

How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare (italic) was a performance piece enacted by the German artist Joseph Beuys on 26 November 1965 at the Galerie Schmela in Düsseldorf.

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Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové (Königgrätz) is a city of the Czech Republic, in the Hradec Králové Region of Bohemia.

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Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.

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Installation art

Installation art is an artistic genre of three-dimensional works that often are site-specific and designed to transform the perception of a space.

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Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.

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James Joyce

James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet.

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Jörg Immendorff

Jörg Immendorff (June 14, 1945 – May 28, 2007) was a contemporary German painter, sculptor, stage designer and art professor.

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Junkers Ju 87

The Junkers Ju 87 or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") is a German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.

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Kaii Higashiyama

was a Japanese writer and artist particularly renowned for his Nihonga style paintings.

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Katharina Sieverding

Katharina Sieverding (born 1944) is a photographer known for her self-portraiture.

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Cleves (Kleve; Kleef; Clèves; Clivia) is a town in the Lower Rhine region of northwestern Germany near the Dutch border and the river Rhine.

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Kranenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia

Kranenburg is a town and municipality in the district of Cleves in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Krefeld, also known as Crefeld until 1929, is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

The Kunstakademie Düsseldorf is the Arts Academy of the city of Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Kunsthalle Bern

The Kunsthalle Bern is a Kunsthalle (art exposition hall) on the Helvetiaplatz in Bern, Switzerland.

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Kunstmuseum Bonn

The Kunstmuseum Bonn or Bonn Museum of Modern Art is an art museum in Bonn, Germany, founded in 1947.

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (15 April 14522 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance, whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.

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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Marcel Broodthaers

Marcel Broodthaers (28 January 1924 – 28 January 1976) was a Belgian poet, filmmaker and artist with a highly literate and often witty approach to creating art works.

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Marcel Duchamp

Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups.

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Markus Lüpertz

Markus Lüpertz (born 1941) is a German contemporary artist.

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Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet ("the Museum of Modern Art"), Stockholm, Sweden, is a state museum for modern and contemporary art located on the island of Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm, opened in 1958.

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Museum Kunstpalast

The Museum Kunstpalast is an art museum in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Nam June Paik

Nam June Paik (July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean American artist.

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Nazi book burnings

The Nazi book burnings were a campaign conducted by the German Student Union (the "DSt") to ceremonially burn books in Nazi Germany and Austria in the 1930s.

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Nazi Party

The National Socialist German Workers' Party (abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945 and supported the ideology of Nazism.

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Novalis was the pseudonym and pen name of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg (2 May 1772 – 25 March 1801), a poet, author, mystic, and philosopher of Early German Romanticism.

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Nuremberg Rally

The Nuremberg Rally (officially, meaning Realm Party ConventionLiterally "Realm Party Day") was the annual rally of the Nazi Party in Germany, held from 1923 to 1938.

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Pedagogy is the discipline that deals with the theory and practice of teaching and how these influence student learning.

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Peeling the Onion

Peeling the Onion (Beim Häuten der Zwiebel) is an autobiographical work by German Nobel Prize-winning author and playwright Günter Grass, published in 2006.

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Performance is completion of a task with application of knowledge, skills and abilities.

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Performance art

Performance art is a performance presented to an audience within a fine art context, traditionally interdisciplinary.

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Perugia (Perusia) is the capital city of both the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river Tiber, and of the province of Perugia.

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Peter Angermann

Peter Angermann (born 1945 in Rehau, Bavaria) is a German painter based in Nuremberg.

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Peter Gallo

Peter Gallo (born 1959 in Rutland, VT) is an artist and writer who lives and works in Hyde Park, VT.

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Phillips (auctioneers)

Phillips, formerly known as Phillips the Auctioneers (briefly as Phillips de Pury) is a British auction house.

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Pinakothek der Moderne

The Pinakothek der Moderne (Pinakothek of the Modern) is a modern art museum, situated in central Munich's Kunstareal.

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Politics (from Politiká, meaning "affairs of the cities") is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group.

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Pontus Hultén

Karl Gunnar Vougt Pontus Hultén (21 June 1924 – 25 October 2006) was a Swedish art collector and museum director.

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Poznań (Posen; known also by other historical names) is a city on the Warta River in west-central Poland, in the Greater Poland region.

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Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.

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Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.

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Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner (27 (or 25) February 1861 – 30 March 1925) was an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect and esotericist.

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Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.

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Shamanism is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to perceive and interact with what they believe to be a spirit world and channel these transcendental energies into this world.

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Smarthistory is a free resource for the study of art history created by art historians Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.

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Social philosophy

Social philosophy is the study of questions about social behavior and interpretations of society and social institutions in terms of ethical values rather than empirical relations.

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Social sculpture

Social sculpture is a phrase to describe an expanded concept of art that was invented by the artist and co-founder of the German Green Party, Joseph Beuys.

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Social threefolding

Social threefolding is a sociological theory suggesting the progressive independence of society's economic, political and cultural institutions.

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A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

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Sotheby's is a British founded, American multinational corporation headquartered in New York City.

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Systema Naturae

(originally in Latin written with the ligature æ) is one of the major works of the Swedish botanist, zoologist and physician Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) and introduced the Linnaean taxonomy.

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Ulysses (novel)

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce.

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Venice Biennale

The Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia; in English also called the "Venice Biennial") refers to an arts organization based in Venice and the name of the original and principal biennial exhibition the organization organizes.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, celebrated on May 8, 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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Visual arts

The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.

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Von der Heydt Museum

The Von der Heydt Museum is a museum in Wuppertal, Germany.

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Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center is a multidisciplinary contemporary art center in the Lowry Hill neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

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Western Front (World War II)

The Western Front was a military theatre of World War II encompassing Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Germany. World War II military engagements in Southern Europe and elsewhere are generally considered under separate headings. The Western Front was marked by two phases of large-scale combat operations. The first phase saw the capitulation of the Netherlands, Belgium, and France during May and June 1940 after their defeat in the Low Countries and the northern half of France, and continued into an air war between Germany and Britain that climaxed with the Battle of Britain. The second phase consisted of large-scale ground combat (supported by a massive air war considered to be an additional front), which began in June 1944 with the Allied landings in Normandy and continued until the defeat of Germany in May 1945.

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Wilhelm Lehmbruck

Wilhelm Lehmbruck (January 4, 1881March 25, 1919) was a German sculptor.

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Willoughby Sharp

Willoughby Sharp (January 23, 1936 – December 17, 2008) was an artist, independent curator, independent publisher, gallerist, teacher, author, and telecom activist.

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Wound Badge

The Wound Badge (Verwundetenabzeichen) was a military decoration first promulgated by Wilhelm II, German Emperor on 3 March 1918, which was awarded to wounded or frostbitten soldiers of the Imperial German Army, during World War I. Between the world wars, it was awarded to members of the German armed forces who fought on the Nationalist side of the Spanish Civil War, 1938–39, and received combat related wounds.

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Wuppertal is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in and around the Wupper valley, east of Düsseldorf and south of the Ruhr.

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Znamianka (Зна́м'янка) is a city in Kirovohrad Oblast (province) of Ukraine.

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14th Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso; born Lhamo Thondup, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama.

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7000 Oaks

7000 Oaks City Forestation Instead of City Administration (7000 Eichen Stadtverwaldung statt Stadtverwaltung) is a work of land art by the German artist Joseph Beuys.

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7th Parachute Division (Germany)

The 7.

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