.1 slate, screenprinted on both sides 1/8 x 9-7/8 x 6-3/4 inches
Piece of slate is screenprinted on both sides with diagrams drawn by Beuys on a wall blackboard during the event "Self-presentation" in Museum Folkwang, Essen, January 19, 1972. An information sheet that accompanies the object is sealed inside an envelope. [Should the Walker ever open the envelope and remove the information sheet?]
screenprint, ink stamp on blackboard
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Stamped in ink front LR with "Hauptstrom" stamp; in ink front LR of envelope containing information sheet "197"
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York