Joseph Beuys - Das Orwell-Bein - Hose für das 21. Jahrhundert
Das Orwell-Bein - Hose für das 21. Jahrhundert
A pair of jeans with two round holes. approx. 100 x 48 cm. Aus Serie von 35 Unikaten
The idea for the edition arose along with the performance "Good Morning, Mr. Orwell" with Joseph Beuys, Paik et al. at the Centre Pompidou in the New Year's Eve 1983/1984. Beuys made in each trousers, worn by the artist himself, his daughter Jessica and other peoples, two round holes in the knee and in the hollow of the knee. Beuys, being asked about it, said: This is the Orwell leg, the trousers of the 21. century. everybody in the world should make this trousers to themselves, to struggle against world-wide materialism and repression especially on the young ...look!