Born in 1936 in Cologne, Haacke moved to New York in 1965. His work is based in institutional critique, manifest in his installation for the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennial (1993) , as well as his celebrated project for the German Reichstag (2000). He has been included in such major group exhibition as Documenta 5 (1972) and 10 (1997) and Sculpture.projects, Münster (1987 and 1997).
Beuys's work from Dia's collection is on view at Dia:Beacon. His 7000 Eichen project with trees and basalt columns on 22nd Street in Chelsea was inaugurated at Documenta 7 (1982) with support from Dia.