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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1996.53
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by Edition René Block
Title
...from the Machineroom
Other Titles
Original Language Title: ...aus dem Maschinenraum
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
object, multiple
Date
1978
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/351401
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Glass canning jar with fat; tin can with honey, printed label, inscribed in graphite
Dimensions
jar: 17 x 11 x 11 cm (6 11/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
can: 12 x 10 x 10 cm (4 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at c. of tin can: Joseph Beuys
  • inscription: u., on tin can, graphite, German, in artist's hand: ja .. aus dem Maschinenraum ["yes.. from the machine room"]
  • inscription: u. on tin can, graphite, in artist's hand: a.p. II/ IV
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
II / IV of 12 plus IV a.p.
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 292, p. 243
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Gift of Charlotte Reber
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1996
Object Number
1996.53
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

In/Tuition: a seminar's engagement with Joseph Beuys, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 09/20/1997 - 12/07/1997

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

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

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