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Title
Grüne Geige (Green Violin)
Artist
Joseph Beuys, Henning Christiansen
Date
1974
Dimensions
24 × 8.5 × 3.75 inches
Materials
painted violin, ink stamp
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.397
Style
Fluxus
Edition
24 unnumbered
Inscriptions
Stamped in ink with “FLUXUS ZONE WEST” stamp
Physical Description
Green-painted violin, based on an “Action Object” from the Fluxus concert “oder sollen wir es verändern” by Beuys and Christiansen at the Städtischen Museum Mönchengladbach, March 27, 1969. Appeared in a crate “Two Fluxus Objects” with Telephon S————-E [ backward E] (Telephone S————-R [backward R]) WAC acc. # 92.396.
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992