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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.265
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by Kunstverein Braunschweig
Title
Phosphorus-Cross Sled
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Phosphor-Kreuzschlitten
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
object, multiple
Date
1972
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Phosphorus, vinyl, metal clamp
Dimensions
45 x 45 x 0.6 cm (17 11/16 x 17 11/16 x 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on metal clamp: Joseph Beuys
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
Edition of 100
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 64b, p. 97
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, The Patrons of the Busch-Reisinger Museum Fund
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.265
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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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by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, passim

Nicole Ledoux, "Delaying the Inevitable: An Investigation of Plastic Deterioration in Joseph Beuys Multiples" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, August 13, 2013), Unpublished, pp. 1-35 passim

Exhibition History

Joseph Beuys: The Sled as Symbol, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 06/04/1996 - 09/04/1996

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/06/2016 - 10/13/2016

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