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Joseph Beuys

Cuprum 0.3% unguentum metallicum praeparatum, 1978-86

Cast beeswax multiple with finely distributed copper.
7 7/10 × 4 1/10 × 4 1/10 in
19.5 × 10.5 × 10.5 cm
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"The sculpture consists of a rectangular block of wax bearing an impression in negative relief of the crystalline form of a miner's lamp. This 'image' represents a combination of archaic …

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Incised 'Joseph Beuys A.P.' on the right side, signed by Wenzel Beuys (Executor of the Estate of Joseph Beuys) and annotated 'A.P.' in black ink on the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity with the Beuys Estate stamp (one of 5 artist's proofs aside from the edition of 18), co-published by Edition Schellmann, Munich and New York, and Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich.
Joseph Beuys
German, 1921–1986
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A major figure of the postwar German avant-garde, Joseph Beuys viewed art as a vehicle for social change. His performance art "actions" were shamanistic experiences incorporating ritualized movement and sound, as well as non-traditional and even repulsive materials such as fat, felt, honey, blood, and dead …

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About the work
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Phillips

Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

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Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

From the Catalogue:
"The sculpture consists of a rectangular block of wax bearing an impression in negative relief of the crystalline form of a miner's lamp. This 'image' represents a combination of archaic …

Read more
Signature
Incised 'Joseph Beuys A.P.' on the right side, signed by Wenzel Beuys (Executor of the Estate of Joseph Beuys) and annotated 'A.P.' in black ink on the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity with the Beuys Estate stamp (one of 5 artist's proofs aside from the edition of 18), co-published by Edition Schellmann, Munich and New York, and Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich.
Joseph Beuys
German, 1921–1986
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A major figure of the postwar German avant-garde, Joseph Beuys viewed art as a vehicle for social …

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A major figure of the postwar German avant-garde, Joseph Beuys viewed art as a vehicle for social change. His performance art "actions" were shamanistic experiences incorporating ritualized movement and sound, as well as non-traditional and even repulsive materials such as fat, felt, honey, blood, and dead …

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Joseph Beuys

Cuprum 0.3% unguentum metallicum praeparatum, 1978-86

Cast beeswax multiple with finely distributed copper.
7 7/10 × 4 1/10 × 4 1/10 in
19.5 × 10.5 × 10.5 cm
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