Joseph Beuys

Halved Felt Cross over Cologne

1977

On display at Tate Liverpool

Original title
Halbiertes Filzkreuz über Köln
Medium
Lithograph and ink on paper
Dimensions
Image: 230 x 330 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1982
Reference
P07600

Catalogue entry

P07600 HALVED FELT CROSS OVER COLOGNE 1977

Inscribed ‘Joseph Beuys’ bottom centre and ‘57/110’
Lithograph, published by Edition Staeck, Heidelberg, 9×13 (23×33)
Purchased from Edition Staeck (Grant-in-Aid) 1981
Lit: op.cit., no.174

Lithograph of four postcards of Cologne Cathedral with overlaid halved crosses and a red ink line signifying Beuys' action of sweeping clean Karl Marx Square in East Berlin on May Day 1972.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984