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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.247
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by art intermedia, Cologne
Title
How the Dictatorship of the Parties Can Be Overcome
Other Titles
Original Language Title: So kann die Parteiendiktatur überwunden werden
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
object, multiple
Date
1971
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/219227
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Printed polyethylene bag, two stickers
Dimensions
75 x 51 cm (29 1/2 x 20 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: removed from base of bag, likely a lot # from Kunsthaus Lempertz: 107
  • (not assigned): yellow paper tag removed from bag: 35151.36 / E / 1995.247 / S40
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
Edition of 10,000 planned
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 40, p. 81
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 / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.247
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by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, passim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

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/12/2018 - 10/04/2018

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