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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.283.A-C
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Henning Christiansen, Danish (Copenhagen, Denmark 1932 - 2008)
Published by Edition Schellmann
Title
Scottish Symphony / Requiem of Art
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Schottische Symphonie / Requiem of Art
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
multiple, phonograph record
Date
1973
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/219128
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Two phonograph records in paper sleeves, printed album cover
Dimensions
cover: 31.5 × 31.5 × 0.7 cm (12 3/8 × 12 3/8 × 1/4 in.)
duration: 2640 sec. (44 min.)
duration: 2220 sec. (37 min.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: inside album cover at l.l., black ink: No 261
  • inscription: u.r., graphite, handwritten: 166.--
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
261 / 500
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 83, p. 118
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Louise Haskell Daly Fund
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.283.A-C
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
1995.283.A: Beuys and Christiansen: "Schottische Symphonie" (aus "Celtic") -- phonograph record in paper sleeve
1995.283.B: Christiansen: "Requiem of Art, op/ 50" (aus "Celtic") "fluxorum organum II" -- phonograph record in paper sleeve
1995.284.C: double-album cover (color offset print)
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by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, passim

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