Joseph Beuys’ 100th birthday: In Conversation with Victoria Walters

Above: Photograph of Richard Demarco and Joseph Beuys on a hillside overlooking Loch Awe in Argyll (1970), held in the Demarco Archive

May 12th 2021 would have been the 100th birthday of German 20th Century artist Joseph Beuys and in celebration, Beuys scholar Dr Victoria Walters is honoured to have been ‘In Conversation’ about the artist with Professor Emeritus Richard Demarco CBE. The conversation was hosted by the Intercultural Research Centre (IRC) at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, a research centre which addresses key intercultural issues arising from the changing global context. See below for a recording of the event:


If you are not familiar with the artist’s work or that of Richard Demarco, you may enjoy viewing a few of the following links:

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/joseph-beuys-747

https://walkerart.org/collections/artists/joseph-beuys

https://www.goethe.de/ins/us/en/kul/art/bys.html

https://www.luath.co.uk/biography/richard-demarco-joseph-beuys-a-unique-partnership?fbclid=IwAR0McjanHsmI5XvJTgdZids6OYdsyTwHnoE-eLiDIbibQI89bOG3pALZYRw

https://www.demarcoarchive.com/