Requires Photography

Incontro con Beuys (Encounter with Beuys)

1974
Joseph Beuys (German, 1921–1986)


Catalogue Raisonné

Schellmann 138

Dimensions

Framed: 77.5 x 106.7 x 3.8 cm (30 1/2 x 42 x 1 1/2 in.) Overall: 77.8 x 66.7cm (30 5/8 x 26 1/4in.) Other (Sheet): 100 x 69.9cm (39 3/8 x 27 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1991.704

Medium or Technique

Screenprint

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Posters

A self-portrait of the artist in the act of making a sculpture. Silkscreen based on a photograph by Buby Durini (the Husband of Lucrezia de Domizio) with inscriptions stamped in purple ink, left center, on thick smooth dark cream wove paper.

Inscription

Three stamps in purple ink, over artist's nose: Hauptstrom ["mainstream", in a circle, with other symbols]; Organisation für direkte Demokratie/ durch Volksabstimmung/ Informationsstelle/ 4 Dusseldorf/ Andreasstrasse 25 – Telefon 1 48 39; Oranization for Direct Democracy/ Through Referendum/ Information Center/ 4 Dusseldorf/ Andreasstrasse 25 – Telefon 1-48-39; in graphite, over stamps: Joseph Beuys/ 77/150

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn