each 4-3/4 x 6-7/8 inches
7 of the 8 postcards in Fat Shine on Iron [acc. # 92.344.1-.7] show details of the object "Plastic Foot-Elastic Foot" as its fat component melted during installation at the Centre Beaubourg Paris when defective central heating system stuck at 60 degrees. One postcard [acc. # 92.344.8] shows the "culture bomb" from Beuys's monument "Tram Stop" in the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, 1976. Photos: Caroline Tisdall. Walker Art Center's cards are in a thin brown "kraft" paper envelope [acc. # 92.344.9] that is stamped in blue ink front LR with "FREE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY" stamp
paper, stamped ink
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
stamped in blue ink front LR with "FREE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY"
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York