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Filzbriefe (Felt Letters)

Date
1974
Dimensions
.1-.5 felt sheets 15-1/4 x 11 x 1/16 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
.1 felt sheet printed at top in yellow ink: FUNDAZIUN PER PROMOVER IGL ART (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in German, French, Italian .2 felt sheet printed at top in blue ink: FONDAZIONE PER L'INCREMENTO DELLE ARTI (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in English, German, French .3 felt sheet printed at top in yellow ink: STIFTUNG ZUR FOERDERUNG DER KUENSTE (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in French, Italian, English .4 felt sheet printed at top in green ink: FOUNDATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE ARTS; phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in German, French, Italian .5 felt sheet printed at top in red ink: FONDATION POUR L'ENCOURAGEMENT DES ARTS (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in Italian, English, German .6 paper certificate, signed by both Joseph Beuys and Jürg Brodmann; dated 10. Dezember 1973, and numbered IV/2.3–042/125
Materials
ink on felt, ink and offset lithograph on paper
Accession Number
1992.252.1-.6
Inscriptions
N.A.
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York