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 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 46.400

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
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
.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Switzerland.

105
Joseph Beuys
La Rivoluzione siamo Noi, 1972.
Multiple. Heliotype and polyester foil
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 46.400

(incl. 25% surcharge)