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Fettzeitung (Fat Magazine)

Date
1973
Dimensions
11 x 16-3/4 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
January 1973 issue of Essen & Trinken (Eat & Drink) magazine, to which was added a polyester vellum cover with the words "GEISTIG VERHUNGERN" printed in black all caps letters on front, and on reverse LM in two lines of black all caps letters "JOSEPH BEUYS" FETTZEITUNG / EDITION STAECK, HEIDELBERG". NOTE: the idea of the magazine being filled with fat seems to refer to the recipes printed in the issue.
Materials
Essen und Trinken magazine in printed transparent cover, stamped in blue (Bluecross)
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number
1992.388
Inscriptions
In ink reverse LM "Joseph Beuys"; "1973"; LL "7/55"; stamped in ink reverse UM with solid blue cross stamp
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York