Joseph Beuys

We Are the Revolution

1972

Artist
Joseph Beuys 1921–1986
Original title
La Rivoluzione siamo noi
Medium
Screenprint on paper
Dimensions
Image: 1915 x 1003 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1982
Reference
P07595

Not on display

Catalogue entry

P07595 THE REVOLUTION IS US 1972

Inscribed ‘Joseph Beuys’ bottom right and ‘La rivoluzione siamo Noi’ and ‘163/180’
Screenprint, published by Edition Staeck, Heidelberg, 75 3/8×39 1/2 (191.5×100.3)
Purchased from Schellmann and Klüser (Grant-in-Aid) 1982
Lit: op.cit, no.47

Screenprint on polyester sheet, from a photograph by Giancarlo Pancaldi. The same image appeared as a poster (on paper and with text about the exhibition) for the Modern Art Agency, Naples, 1971. There is also a postcard and a third work, ‘Belfast’ 1975, uses the same image again.

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