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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.722.A-B
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Bazon Brock, German (Stolp, Germany born 1936)
Rolf Jährling, German (Hamburg, Germany 1913 - 1991 Weidingen, Germany)
Ute Klophaus, German (Wuppertal, Germany 1940 - 2010 Wuppertal, Germany)
Charlotte Moorman, American (Little Rock, AR 1933 - 1991 New York, NY)
Nam June Paik, American (Seoul, South Korea 1932 - 2006 Miami, FL)
Eckart Rahn, German (Bad Polzin, Germany born 1944)
Tomas Schmit, German (Wipperfürth, Germany 1943 - 2006 Berlin, Germany)
Wolf Vostell, German (Leverkusen, Germany 1932 - 1998 Berlin, Germany)
Title
24 Hours
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 24 Stunden
Classification
Books
Work Type
book
Date
1965
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/219041
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Book containing photographs, text, and a packet of flour
Dimensions
10.5 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
Edition of 1000
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Richard Norton Memorial Fund, and Louise Haskell Daly Fund
Copyright
© Nam June Paik Estate
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.722.A-B
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
This book documents the happening "24 hours" that began at midnight on June 5, 1965 at the Galerie Parnass in Wuppertal. The participants included Joseph Beuys, Bazon Brock, Rolf Jahrling, Ute Klophaus, Charlotte Moorman, Nam June Paik, Eckart Rahn, Tomas Schmit, and Wolf Vostell. The book includes many documentary photographs with three double-sided fold-out plates (six panels each) and flour sealed in a plastic pouch located in a die-cut compartment in the back of the book.
Publication History

Victoria Bunting, "Fat, Sulphur, Chocolate, and Blood: Storage Preservation and a Condition Survey for a Large Collection of Works by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, passim

Exhibition History

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/07/2015 - 04/06/2016

Nam June Paik: Screen Play, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/30/2018 - 08/05/2018

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