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Mirror-Piece (Mirror Piece)


Joseph Beuys



Institution Walker Art Center
Location On view at the Walker Art Center,
Mirror-Piece (Mirror Piece), Joseph Beuys
studio view
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Mixed Media, Multiples, Other | flask with exterior lacquered and interior mirror-plated, iodine crystal
Size: .1 bottle 4.1875 x 4.1875 x 7.5 inches
Culture: German
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: .1: in pencil on paper label on bottom of bottle "Joseph Beuys"; .1: in pencil on paper label on bottom of bottle "XX/XXX"; in ink, stamped additions to label on bottom of bottle; .2: in ink stamped additions to bottom of cardboard container
Physical Description: Glass bottle painted brown, with mirrored interior, and cylindrical cardboard box. Complete multiple should contain card "How to explain the iodine bottle to the Hares" (missing)
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.232.1-.3
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