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Surrender II

Date
1977
Dimensions
3 x 8-1/2 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
Collected and stamped during a lecture by Beuys at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design on his first USA journey in 1974. A student had thrown the leaflets as part of an intervention. Although this work is dated 1977, the 1985 Schellmann catalogue raisonné says that it is the same as Surrender I (1974, accession #92.309) except that this1977 work (accession #92.313) has shoe polish smears on the left edge, and the FREE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY stamp, rather than the Hauptstrom stamp.
Materials
offset lithograph, shoe polish, ink stamp on paper
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number
1992.313
Inscriptions
In pencil front LM "Joseph Beuys"; "7/150"; stamped in ink UR with "FREE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY" stamp
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York