September 1972

Dusseldorf: Galerie Schmela, n.d. (1972)
10.5 x 15cm, 2pp announcement card for an exhibition of Beuys drawings with an image of two such drawings by Beuys on both sides of the card (one overprinted with gallery details). The second drawing has the word FETTECKE! clearly written which translates as FAT CORNER - a work that Beuys made several times with piles of cold fat forced into a gallery corner. This example is signed by Beuys in black felt tipped pen on the front over the image. VG+.

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Köln: Schirmer-Verlag, n.d. (1972) 20. 8 x 14.7cm, 4pp announcement card for the title book displaying Beuys work from the period before he was able to exhibit. Later many of these were collated into the Secret Block for a Secret Person in Ireland. This , as noted on the card, was the first published book on Beuys and contains 40 reproductions of works in collotype and 17 reproductions of sketches made by the artist during the interview with Erwin Heerich. Font of the book and one drawing reproduced in b/w and a text in both German and English. The lower part of last page is perforated to allow return to the publishers as a subscription form. Additionally this example has a minimal ink annotation on last page noting a discount of 40% for 10 copies. VG+....