14 - 15 April 2015
Joseph Beuys (1921-1986)
Konstruktivismus - Constructivism
signed 'Beuys' (upper left); titled 'Konstruktivismus - Constructivism' (along the right edge)
felt-tip pen and tape on a paper envelope
23.5 x 33 cm.
(5)Executed in 1982
Frits Bless, Apeldoorn (a gift from the artist in 1982).
Thence by descent to the present owner.
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Tilburg, Stadsschouwburg Tilburg, Joseph Beuys. With my blue-grey eyes, 1988. This exhibition later travelled to Alkmaar, Cultureel Centrum De Vest Alkmaar, 1988; Emmen, Bruggebouw Emmen, 1989 and Sittard, Kritzraedhuis Sittard, 1989.
This lot also contains the original contents of the envelope, including a letter to Frits Bless signed by the artist, an offset print of Dernier Espace signed by the artist and a dedicated and unnumbered trial proof of Rundbrief (besides the regular edition of one-hundred). Additionally, this lot contains an unnumbered copy of Rundbrief (besides the regular edition of one-hundred).
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRITS BLESS
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