An image of Save the woods

Joseph Beuys

(Germany 12 May 1921 – 23 Jan 1986)

Save the woods

Other titles:
Save the forest
Location
Not on display
Further information

This image is documentation of an environment protection action on 14 December 1971, in which Beuys and a group of fifty students swept the Grafenberger woods in Düsseldorf to protest against the planned removal of a local forest to make way for tennis courts.

Year
1972
Media
Print
Medium
offset lithograph
Dimensions
49.0 x 50.0 cm sheet; 83.8 x 66.0 x 4.0 cm frame
Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "Joseph Beuys". Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1990
Accession number
127.1990
Copyright
© Joseph Beuys, 1972/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney