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MEANING IN CONCEPTUAL ART: CASE OF KOSUTH AND BEUYS


In this study, the works of Joseph Kosuth and Joseph Beuys, two important representatives of conceptual art from contemporary art movements, are analyzed by using Academic and Interdisciplinary New Art Criticism Theory. The purpose of the analysis is to examine the conceptual art's independent structure and mental content with examples. In this study, first of all, the structure of conceptual art is examined; then two works were analyzed. First, Joseph Kosuth's “One and Three Hammers” and secondly, Joseph Beuys's Bad Situation, is analyzed. These analyzes were carried out in an objective, academic and interdisciplinary manner. The result; conceptual art, which is an important stage of contemporary art, is the mentality, connection with language and interrogator aspect.


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Joseph Kosuth, Joseph Beuys, art criticism

Author : Görkem Utku ALPARSLAN
Number of pages: 167-176
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/diyalektolog.39854
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