Felt Suit
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.231.A-B
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by Galerie René Block, Berlin
Title
Felt Suit
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Filzanzug
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
sculpture, multiple
Date
1970
Culture
German
Location
Level 1, Room 1100, Modern and Contemporary Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wool felt with ink stamp
Dimensions
177 x 100 cm (69 11/16 x 39 3/8 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
63 / 100 plus 10 h.c.
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 26, p. 64-65
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Patrons of the Busch-Reisinger Museum Fund
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.231.A-B
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

Icons: Magnets of Meaning, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, 04/18/1997 - 09/14/1997

Modern Art at Harvard, Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000; Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999

Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, 01/20/2006 - 04/09/2006; University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, 06/15/2006 - 08/15/2006; Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, 09/09/2005 - 11/13/2005

Multiple Strategies: Beuys, Maciunas, Fluxus, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/24/2007 - 06/10/2007

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 2), Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 10/23/2008 - 11/16/2008

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted