Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 44

 

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Joseph Beuys
Fotografie von Lothar Wolleh: Joseph Beuys im Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 1971.
Black and white photograph by Lothar Wolleh on ...
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 15,820
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 18.362

(incl. surcharge)
Fotografie von Lothar Wolleh: Joseph Beuys im Moderna Museet, Stockholm. 1971.
Black and white photograph by Lothar Wolleh on photo canvas.
Signed in bottom center by Joseph Beuys. From an edition of ca. 4 copies. 110 x 113 cm (43.3 x 44.4 in), size of sheet.
The photograph was shot during the setup of a Beuys exhibition at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm in January 1971. The photos shot back then were also used for further publications: in the artist book "Beuys. Eine Dokumentation
von Lothar Wolleh“, 1971, the underwater project from 1972 and in
the "3 Tonnen Edition" (Schellmann 74) 1973-85.
• "Joseph Beuys. Teckningar och objekt. 1937-1970. Ur samlimg van der Grinten" was Joseph Beuys' first international solo show.
• Rare proof on photo canvas of the photograph by Lothar Wolleh (1930 - 1979)
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Germany.

EXHIBITION: Kunstpalast Düsseldorf (permanent loan from June 19, 2008 - November 1, 2020)
Spot on, Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, June 14 - November 9, 2008.
Joseph Beuys: Wo ist Element 3?, Ketterer Kunst, Berlin, March 26 – May 22, 2021.



The present photo was on permanent loan at the Museum Kunstpalat Düsseldorf for over 10 years. Not least because Joseph Beuys is shown here in a strong presence that many companions, students and artist colleagues described as characteristic of him. [EH]



44
Joseph Beuys
Fotografie von Lothar Wolleh: Joseph Beuys im Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 1971.
Black and white photograph by Lothar Wolleh on ...
Estimate:
€ 14,000 / $ 15,820
Sold:
€ 16,250 / $ 18.362

(incl. surcharge)