closed 8-5/8 x 11-5/8 x 1/2 inches
The Beuys work appears on page 54 of the magazine interfunktionen (Volume 4), with works by various artists. The typewritten text on strips of paper (Dutch translations of titles of some Beuys works) varies within the edition. In the Walker's verion of the work (accession #92.385) the collage element (thin strip of paper) is adhered to page 54 with a piece of adhesive bandage at left end of strip. The strip of paper has offset printing on the back, and typewritten text and a blue stamped cross on the front. Typewritten text on the front of paper strip is " 35 hertekop, 1957" (the Dutch translation of stag head?). The magazine contains 183 pages; the section about Beuys (pages 48-81) is titled " j. beuys: iphigenie" [materialen zur aktion]. There is also a loose sheet of acetate in the magazine, which is not by Beuys. The handwritten date "(1970)" has been added to the front cover in pencil; there are also handwritten additions in pencil on the back cover.
offset lithograph, ink stamps on paper, typewriting on paper collage, elastic bandage, in the periodical interfunktionen 4
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
In pencil along right edge of page 54, vertically, "Joseph Beuys / 60/60"; stamped in ink on page 54 M with "Hauptstrom" stamp; stamped in ink on paper strip (collage element) with blue cross
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York