Joseph Beuys was born in 1921, in Krefeld, Germany. During his school years in Kleve, Beuys was exposed to the work of Achilles Moortgat, whose studio he often visited, and was inspired by the sculptures of Wilhelm Lehmbruck. (more…)
Ted Gahl received a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY in 2006 and an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI in 2010. Gahl has been an artist in residence at Tilleard Projects Residency, Lamu, Kenya, Africa; and Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL. The artist has exhibited internationally at: Galleri Jacob Bjørn, Aarhus, Denmark; Towards, Toronto, Canada; Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; The Journal, Brooklyn, NY; The Peninsula School, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine; and Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA. His work has been featured in publications including: The New York Times, Artinfo, Time Out London, Artnews, Contemporary Art Daily, and New American Paintings, among many others. Gahl lives and works in Litchfield, CT.