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An image of Save the woods by Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

(Germany 12 May 1921 – 23 Jan 1986)

Title
Save the woods
Other titles:
Save the forest
Alternative title:
Rettet den Wald
Year
1972
Media category
Print
Materials used
offset print (black/red)
Edition
54/200 (+ 20 signed proofs)
Dimensions

49.0 x 50.0 cm sheet; 83.8 x 66.0 x 4.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "Joseph Beuys". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1990
Accession number
127.1990
Copyright
© Joseph Beuys, 1972/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Further information

This image is documentation of an environment protection action, 14/12/1971 in Düsseldorf, in which Beuys and a group of students swept the wood.

Bibliography (1)

Jörg Schellmann, Joseph Beuys Multiples, München, 1985, (illus.). cat.no. 54

Exhibition history (1)

Ideas and Actions: Performance, Process and Documentation, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 29 Oct 1999–23 Jan 2000