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Aurora borealis

Date
1975
Dimensions
27-5/8 x 19-3/4 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
Beuys used an Icelandic postcard. The handwritten "gulo" refers to "Gulo borealis", a work that appeared as part of edition "en bloc", cabinet with objects by various artists. (Literal translation of gulo borealis: "the glutton from the north").
Materials
offset lithograph on paper, mounted on paper, ink
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number
1992.248
Inscriptions
In pencil, M of gray sheet, just below postcard "7/9"; "75"; in ink front M of postcard "gulo"
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York