.1-.2 assembled silver broom 55-1/2 x 20 x 2 inches
Wooden broom with silver casing, and copper broom handle and head, with felt underlay. Both brooms relate to the action "Sweep Up" on May Day 1972 in the Karl Marx Square, Berlin.
wooden broom with silver casing, copper, felt
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
engraved on broom head "JOSEPH BEUYS/ BESEN 1 1972/ EDITION BLOCK/ BERLIN/ 8/20"
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York