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Telephon S-------------E [ backward E] (Telephone T-------------R [backward R])


Joseph Beuys



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Telephon S-------------E [ backward E] (Telephone T-------------R [backward R]), Joseph Beuys
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Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Mixed Media, Multiples, Other | tin cans, string, paint, paper
Size: each can 4 x 4 x 4.75 inches
Culture: German
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: In pencil on brown paper tag "Joseph Beuys"; stamped in ink on brown paper tag "No. 05/24"
Physical Description: Two tin cans joined with string, comprising a "telephone" Appeared in a crate "Two Fluxus Objects" together with green painted violin by H. Christiansen and Beuys (Action object from the Fluxus Concert " . . . Or shall we change it" by Beuys/Christiansen in Städt. Museum Mönchengladbach, 27.3.1969) WAC Acc # 92.397.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.396
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