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Collections Das Schweigen (The Silence)

Collections Das Schweigen (The Silence)

Title
Das Schweigen (The Silence)
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1973
Dimensions
.1-.5 attached reels 7.5 × 15 inches
Materials
35mm film, varnish, copper, zinc
Location
On view at the Walker Art Center

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.221.1-.7
Style
Fluxus
Edition
1/50 (from an edition of 50 + 10)
Inscriptions
N.A.; Embossed on metal tag center reel 1-5 “JOSEPH BEUYS"Embossed top M "DAS SCHWEIGEN” / Reel # (1-5) / title Impressed on metal tag UM “Copyright 1973 by / Edition RenĂ© Block, Berlin and Multiples Inc., New York
Physical Description
Five reels of film of Ingmar Bergman’s The Silence (1962). Original 35mm theater copies of German version of film of 1962, lacquered and plated in copper and zinc baths. The carton in which the object is supplied is not a constituent part of the edition.
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992