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    Jörg Schellmann 382

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The Archives: The Art Information Centre Peter Van Beveren (S. 382)

1981
The complete book comprising contributions by 30 artists in screenprint, photography, collage, and offset lithography, including Joseph Beuys' Secretary's Briefcase of a mailing envelope containing two facsimile prints on plastic sheets, bound (as issued) within the original black leather-covered boards with glassine jacket.
book 30.5 x 21.7 x 2 cm (12 x 8 1/2 x 0 3/4 in.)
envelope 25 x 15 cm (9 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
both prints approx. 13.5 x 20.3 cm (5 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

The book stamp-numbered '466' in black ink on the justification, Secretary's Briefcase envelope signed and titled in ink, with the artist's Hauptstrom inkstamp, from the edition of 500 (the first 100 copies were signed by Peter Van Beveren), published on the occasion of the exhibition The Archives: Art Information Centre Peter Van Beveren held at the Provincial Museum, Hasselt, Belgium, 31 January to 15 March, 1981.

Estimate
£600 - 800 ‡ ♠

Sold for £756

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BEUYS 100

London Auction 14 June 2021