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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.223.1
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by art intermedia, Cologne
Title
Untitled, from the portfolio "Artist Mail"
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Artist Mail [Künstlerpost]
Original Language Title: aus "Künstlerpost"
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
object, multiple
Date
1969
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215543
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plastic envelope, margarine, chocolate, brown paint ("Browncross")
Dimensions
32 x 23 x 1 cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/16 x 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: u.r. scratched into brown paint of "S" of BEUYS stamp, graphite, in artist's hand: 10
  • stamp: u.r., brown paint: BEUYS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
10 / 100 plus 20 a.p.
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 15, p. 56-57
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Jose Soriano Fund
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.223.1
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Victoria Bunting, "Fat, Sulphur, Chocolate, and Blood: Storage Preservation and a Condition Survey for a Large Collection of Works by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, passim

Exhibition History

Eat Art: Joseph Beuys, Dieter Roth, Sonja Alhäuser, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 10/04/2001 - 12/16/2001

Multiple Strategies: Beuys, Maciunas, Fluxus, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/24/2007 - 06/10/2007

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