Joseph Beuys Halved Felt Cross over Cologne 1977

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Artwork details

Artist
Joseph Beuys 1921–1986
Title
Halved Felt Cross over Cologne
Halbiertes Filzkreuz über Köln
Date 1977
Medium Lithograph and ink on paper
Dimensions Image: 230 x 330 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1982
Reference
P07600
Not on display

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

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