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Auf dem Flug nach Amerika (On the Flight to America)


Joseph Beuys



Institution Walker Art Center
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Medium: Mixed Media, Multiples, Other | offset lithographs on paper , in 13 color variations
Size: 5.875 x 4.125 inches
Culture: German
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: In ink front M "Joseph Beuys"; N.A.
Physical Description: .1 - aqua version (one of 20 color variations that Beuys did for this work); photo of Beuys on the flight to America (first USA journey January 9, 1974), with the hot sterile towel given to all passengers. Printed on reverse UL corner: "originalgrafik • serie D / nr. 8 joseph beuys / joseph beuys auf dem flug nach amerika / foto: staeck/steidl / offset 1974". Publisher info in LL corner on reverse. WAC has only 13 of the 20 color postcards in this series.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.310.1
Rights: Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Artist: Joseph Beuys, German, 1921 - 1986
Role: Artist
Nationality: German
Life Dates: German, 1921 - 1986
Added to Site: March 1, 2009