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A cardboard box with a black and white photograph showing a man in a hat.

The lid of the cardboard box has a photograph of a man in a hat on the left. He is bending over a piece of equipment and is holding out his right hand. He is lifting a lid with this left. The equipment has several tubes. The man is standing in a room with to two doors in the background. There is text in white ink which reads Beuys Honigpumpe. The box contains a pamphlet, fifteen photographs and an audiocassette.

Identification and Creation

Object Number
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Jochen Hiltmann, German (Hamburg, Germany born 1935)
Published by Spuren - Zeitschrift für Kunst und Gesellschaft, Hamburg
Honey Pump
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Honeypump
Series/Book Title: Honeypump
Original Language Title: Honigpumpe
Work Type
multiple, object
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Physical Descriptions

Pamphlet, silkscreen print, 15 gelatin silver prints, and audiocassette in a cardboard box
cover: 31.4 x 25 x 3 cm (12 3/8 x 9 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: inside cover in graphite at u.c.: Joseph Beuys
  • inscription: inside cover at u.c., graphite, handwritten, in artist's hand: 42/100

State, Edition, Standard Reference Number

42 / 100 plus XXX
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 544, p. 398

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Richard Norton Memorial Fund, and Louise Haskell Daly Fund
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art

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Exhibition History

  • 32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/10/2019 - 10/08/2019

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