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Lot 230 - Auction 62

10.000,00-12.000,00 EUR
11.250,00 EUR

Pittsburgh, 1928 - New York, 1987

Joseph Beuys, 1980-83

Serigraphy on paper - Lenox Museum Board, 101,6 x 81,3 cm

Signed lower right

Certificate of Authentication of the “Rare and Signed” signature of 2019.
The work refers to that of the portfolio in the Catalog Raisonné Feldman & Shellmann 1962-1987 N.II.242-244

The German artist Joseph Beuys and Warhol are contemporaries and, although they are not close friends, they share a mutual  admiration.
The first meeting between Beuys and Warhol took place in 1979 in Düsseldorf, the residence of the Nordic artist.
Subsequently Beuys arrives in New York for a retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum and revisits Warhol at the Factory.
Just a few months later in Naples, on April 1, 1980, the world premiere Beuys’ portraits that Warhol produced.


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