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Demokratie ist lustig (Democracy is Merry)

Date
1973
Dimensions
4-1/8 x 5-7/8 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
Photo on front of card is of Beuys with students leaving the Secretariat of the Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, October 10, 1972, after the occupation of the secretariat for unrestricted access to education had been broken up by the entry of the police. The occupation of the secretariat was the main reason for Beuys' dismissal from the academy on October 11, 1972. Photo: Ernst Naninga. Printed on reverse UL corner: "originalgrafik • serie D / nr. 5 joseph beuys / demokratie ist lustig". Publisher info in LL corner on reverse.
Materials
offset lithograph on paper
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number
1992.322
Inscriptions
N.A.
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York