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Title
Rose für direkte Demokratie (Rose for Direct Democracy)
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1973
Dimensions
2 × 2 × 13.25 inches
Materials
glass graduated cylinder with inscription, rose
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.234.1-.2
Style
Fluxus
Edition
unlimited; certificate numbered 12/ ∞
Inscriptions
Incised on glass cylinder near base “Joseph Beuys”; in ink on certificate front LR “Joseph Beuys”; Incised on glass cylinder LL to UR “Rose für direkte Demokratie”.In ink on certificate front LR “Rose”; “12/[infinity mark]”; “Joseph Beuys”; stamped in ink LR with “Hauptstrom” stamp; stamped in ink LM with “edition staeck” stamp
Physical Description
Glass cylinder (.1) is shown with a fresh, long-stemmed rose to be changed weekly or as needed. Certificate of authenticity (.2) is on letterhead stationery for Organisation für direkte Demokratie durch Volksabstimmung (Organization for Direct Democracy through Referendum).
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992