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Joseph Kosuth, Spanish, American Artist. Recipient Cassandra Foundation award, 1968, Brandeis U. Creative Arts award, 1991, Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation award, 1991, Menzione d'Onore Venice Biennale, 1993; named Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Paris, 1993. M C. Board of directors Franklin Furnace.


Kosuth, Joseph was born on January 31, 1945 in Toledo.


Student, Cleveland Institute Art, 1963-1964;student, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1966-1967;student, New School Social Research, New York City, 1970-1971.


Professor Hochschule Bildende Kunst, Hamburg, Germany, 1987-1989, Staatliche Akademic Der Bildende Kunst, Stuttgart, Germany, since 1991, School Visual Arts, New York City, since 1968.


  • painting

    • Glass Words Material Described

    • Wittgenstein

    • Haygazian Pararan, or Armenian Dictionary

    • One and Three Shovels

    • One and Three Chairs

    • Ex-Libris (Wittgenstein’s Gift)

    • Titled (Art as Idea as Idea) (Water)

    • Three Adjectives Described

    • Subject and Object

    • Zero & Not

    • It was it No. 4

    • One and eight - a description

    • Frammento

    • Here is an example

    • Text-Context

    • Clock (One and Five)

    • Five Words in Green Neon

    • One and three photograph English-German

    • One and Three Lamps

    • The Phenomenon of the library

    • C.S. II No. 13 (Freud)

    • Information Room (Special Investigation)

    • Four Colors Four Words


Board of directors Franklin Furnace.


Married Cornelia Lauf.

Cornelia Lauf.