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Food for Thought

Beuys, Joesph

Kassell. F.I.U. 1977
Published by the 'Free International University' founded by Beuys, which was conducted as a pilot project for 100 days during documenta 6, Kassel. This print was sold at the exhibition to finance food and accommodations for F.I.U. members. The printed text comprises a list of foods, the transcription of a telephone conversation, and a sixth-century Irish poem.

[Schellmann - Joseph Beuys, The Multiples, no. 206].
\% Offset on grey machine-made wove, stamped (in this copy the stamp has become very faint), with added grease spot. This one of the few hundred copies signed in pencil by Beuys. Sheet size 88 x 16.5 cm.