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Invitation for Kunst + Politik

Beuys, Joseph & Michael Ende

Wangen im Allgäu. 1985
The invitation or 'Kunst + Politik' signed by Beuys and Ende and with a small drawing by Beuys.

On the 10th of February 1985, the Freie Volksschule Agental invited a dialogue between the artist Joseph Beuys and writer Michael Ende on the subject of art and politics. The published invitation, designed as a folded double sheet consists of excerpts of conversations between the two participants and short biographies.

This invitation is signed along the lower edge of the front with black felt pen ‘Joseph Beuys’ and lower right with gold coloured felt pen ‘Michael Ende’. Additionally Beuys has added a small felt pen drawing of a ladder.
Single sheet, folded (210 x 148 mm).

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