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Das Schweigen (The Silence)


Joseph Beuys



Institution Walker Art Center
Location On view at the Walker Art Center,
Das Schweigen (The Silence), Joseph Beuys
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Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Mixed Media, Multiples, Other | 35mm film, varnish, copper, zinc
Size: .1-.5 attached reels 7.5 x 15 inches
Culture: German
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: N.A.; Embossed on metal tag center reel 1-5 "JOSEPH BEUYS"Embossed top M "DAS SCHWEIGEN" / Reel # (1-5) / title Impressed on metal tag UM "Copyright 1973 by / Edition René Block, Berlin and Multiples Inc., New York
Physical Description: Five reels of film of Ingmar Bergman's The Silence (1962). Original 35mm theater copies of German version of film of 1962, lacquered and plated in copper and zinc baths. The carton in which the object is supplied is not a constituent part of the edition.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.221.1-.7
Rights: Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Artist: Joseph Beuys, German, 1921 - 1986
Role: Artist
Nationality: German
Life Dates: German, 1921 - 1986
Added to Site: March 1, 2009