Jörg Immendorff. Honigstand. Stützpunkt von Immendorff. 1968

Jörg Immendorff Honigstand. Stützpunkt von Immendorff 1968

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At Düsseldorf Art Academy in the 1960s, Immendorff was a student of artist Joseph Beuys. In Honigstand. Stützpunkt von Immendorff, the honey flowing down the plank both pays tribute to and mocks Beuys's use of the material in his work as a symbol for joint effort, highlighting the conflict between older and younger generations in Germany at that time—a legacy of the country's troubled history in the twentieth century.

Gallery label from Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, April 22, 2009–January 4, 2010.
Medium
Felt-tip pen and ballpoint pen on paper
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 9" (32.4 x 22.9 cm)
Credit
The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection Gift
Object number
1953.2005
Copyright
© 2019 Jörg Immendorff
Department
Drawings and Prints

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