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Luftpost (Airmail)

Date
1971
Dimensions
4-1/2 x 6-3/8 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
Airmail envelope with page of chemistry textbook (WAC is missing the chemistry textbook page illustrated as part of the work; see 1992 Schellmann catalogue #33). Produced during Beuys' 50th birthday action in the Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf.
Materials
airmail envelope, ink stamp
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number
1992.318
Inscriptions
In ink reverse UM "Joseph Beuys"; "24/50"; stamped in ink front with "Hauptstrom" stamp and two other stamps; stamped in ink reverse with publisher stamp "edition tangente"
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York