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Title
Telephon S————-E [ backward E] (Telephone T————-R [backward R])
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1974
Dimensions
each can 4 × 4 × 4.75 inches
Materials
tin cans, string, paint, paper
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.396
Style
Fluxus
Edition
5/24
Inscriptions
In pencil on brown paper tag “Joseph Beuys”; stamped in ink on brown paper tag “No. 05/24”
Physical Description
Two tin cans joined with string, comprising a “telephone” Appeared in a crate “Two Fluxus Objects” together with green painted violin by H. Christiansen and Beuys (Action object from the Fluxus Concert “ … Or shall we change it” by Beuys/Christiansen in St√§dt. Museum M√∂nchengladbach, 27.3.1969) WAC Acc # 92.397.
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992