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"Nehmt was ihr kriegen könnt!" ("Take What You Can Get!")


Joseph Beuys



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
'Nehmt was ihr kriegen könnt!' ('Take What You Can Get!'), Joseph Beuys
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Mixed Media, Multiples, Other | offset lithograph, ink, ink stamp on paper
Size: 11.75 x 8.25 inches
Culture: German
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: In ink front LR "Joseph Beuys"; In ink front R "7/300"; front M "Nehmt was ihr kriegen könnt!"; front LR "Joseph Beuys"; stamped in ink front M with "Hauptstrom" stamp; stamped in ink LM with "edition staeck" stamp
Physical Description: The idea for the print came during the permanent political office in documenta 5 at Kassel when Beuys wrote the above sentence (in relation to the capitalist system) on a blackboard.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.363
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