Joseph Beuys

Iphigenia

1973

Artist
Joseph Beuys 1921–1986
Medium
Screenprint on plastic
Dimensions
Unconfirmed: 413 x 559 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1982
Reference
P07597

Not on display

Catalogue entry

P07597 IPHIGENIA 1973

Inscribed ‘Joseph Beuys’ centre right and ‘XV/XX’
Screenprint, published by Edition Staeck, Heidelberg in an edition of 80, 16 3/8×22 (41.6×56)
Purchased from Edition Staeck (Grant-in-Aid) 1981
Lit: op.cit., no.77

Silkscreen on shiny gold PVC sheet, from a photograph by Abisag Tüllmann and Inge Werth taken during Beuys' action ‘Titus/Iphigenia’. This was performed at Experimenta III in Frankfurt on 29 and 30 May 1969. There were twenty prints (numbered I to XX) besides the edition of 80, and further proofs not on metallic sheet.

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

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