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Filz-TV (Felt TV)

Date
1970
Dimensions
installed 3-9/16 x 18-3/16 x 24 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
Documentation of a performance of the same name done in Copenhagen in 1966 and materials used in the performance, during which Beuys explored metaphors of communication.
Materials
felt, pair of boxing gloves, 16mm film in metal container, blood sausage, ink stamps, oil paint
Credit Line
T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1995
Accession Number
1995.113.1-.5
Inscriptions
Red Beuys oil stamp center of felt mat; black Beuys ink stamp on back of hand area, center
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York