Edition of 90 + XXX. Signed “AR Penck”, lower right; numbered “III/XXX”, lower left.
From the portfolio “For Joseph Beuys”, 1987. Portfolio of 28 prints in mixed media, one object and one record by 30 artists. Co-published by Edition Schellmann, Munich and Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich.
The portfolio was published to commemorate Joseph Beuys´ death in 1986. Bernd Klüser and Jörg Schellmann - who had worked with Beuys on exhibitions, books, and editions since 1969 - jointly published the portfolio to honor this outstanding artist who had been of crucial artistic and personal influence to both partners. Invited to participate in this project were artists who had set a mark in the recent years and whom Bernd Klüser or Jörg Schellmann had worked with on shows or editions.
Literature: For Joseph Beuys: thirty international artists in honor of Joseph Beuys (catalogue of a portfolio of prints "for Joseph Beuys" with works by 30 international artists), Munich: Galerie Bernd Klüser, 1987, p. 81