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Title
Mirror-Piece (Mirror Piece)
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1975
Dimensions
.1 bottle 4.1875 × 4.1875 × 7.5 inches
Materials
flask with exterior lacquered and interior mirror-plated, iodine crystal
Location
On view at the Walker Art Center

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.232.1-.3
Style
Fluxus
Edition
XX/XXX
Inscriptions
.1: in pencil on paper label on bottom of bottle “Joseph Beuys”; .1: in pencil on paper label on bottom of bottle “XX/XXX”; in ink, stamped additions to label on bottom of bottle; .2: in ink stamped additions to bottom of cardboard container
Physical Description
Glass bottle painted brown, with mirrored interior, and cylindrical cardboard box. Complete multiple should contain card “How to explain the iodine bottle to the Hares” (missing)
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992