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Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Title
Luftpost (Airmail)
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1971
Dimensions
4.5 × 6.375 × inches
Materials
airmail envelope, ink stamp
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.318
Style
Fluxus
Edition
24/50
Inscriptions
In ink reverse UM “Joseph Beuys”; In ink reverse UM “Joseph Beuys”; “24/50”; stamped in ink front with “Hauptstrom” stamp and two other stamps; stamped in ink reverse with publisher stamp “edition tangente”
Physical Description
Airmail envelope with page of chemistry textbook (WAC is missing the chemistry textbook page illustrated as part of the work; see 1992 Schellmann catalogue #33). Produced during Beuys’ 50th birthday action in the Staatliche Kunstakademie, D├╝sseldorf.
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
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