Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Untitled from “3 Ton Edition”,

Screenprint with brown paint additions on soft sheet of PVC plastic

Dimensions (Image): 463 x 455 mm (18.2 x 17.9 in.)

Signed in ink, center right: “508/3+ Joseph Beuys”

Edition: Staeck, Heidelberg. One from a series of 40 different images, total weight 3 tons, each with hand-painted additions by Beuys. Images are in irregular sequences with many variations in brown paint & collage. Photos: Lothar Wolleh

Accession number: 1983.25.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1983

Bibliography: Jorg Schellmann and Bernd Kluser, eds., Joseph Beuys Multiples: Catalogue Raisonné 1965–80 (Munich, 1980), cat. no. 75; comment (from this or other source?): “The sheets were originally produced for an ‘underwater book’ which did not appear for technical reasons.”

Work Type: print

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