Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 105

 

105
Joseph Beuys
La Rivoluzione siamo Noi, 1972.
Multiple. Heliotype and polyester foil
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,800
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 41.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)
La Rivoluzione siamo Noi. 1972.
Multiple. Heliotype and polyester foil.
Schellmann 49. Signed, dated, numbered and titled as well as with the 'Hauptstromstempel'. From an edition of 180 copies. 191 x 100 cm (75.1 x 39.3 in).
Published by Modern Art Agency, Naples, and the Edition Tangente, Heidelberg (with typographic inscription).
• Based on the programmatic poster for Beuys' first exhibition in Italy at the Modern Art Agency Naples with Lucio Amelio in 1971.
• Large work showing the artist as ‘making vanguard progress’.
• In the use of the technique this work can also be understood as a comment on Andy Warhol's silkscreens, which tend to do without direct political commentary
• Further copies are in the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Tate Modern, London and the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Switzerland.




105
Joseph Beuys
La Rivoluzione siamo Noi, 1972.
Multiple. Heliotype and polyester foil
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,800
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 41.600

(incl. 25% surcharge)