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Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Title
Gulo borealis
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1969-1972
Dimensions
12 × 8.25 × inches
Materials
ink, graphite on writing paper
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.255
Style
Fluxus
Edition
unnumbered
Inscriptions
In pencil reverse UM “Joseph Beuys / Wenzel Beuys”; In pencil front UM “gulo borealis”; “gulo borealis” [both phrases begin and end with scroll-like symbols; the top phrase is in Joseph Beuys’s hand; lower one was written by his son, Wenzeslaus]
Physical Description
Appeared as part of edition “en bloc”, cabinet with objects by various artists. (Literal translation of gulo borealis: “the glutton from the north”)
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992