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Ausgangspunkt (Point of Departure)
  • Jorg Immendorf
    born: Bleckede, Allied-occupied Germany (present-day Germany) ; died: Dusseldorf, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Ausgangspunkt (Point of Departure), 1982
  • Naht (Suture)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 653 x 537 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 798 x 608 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25 11/16 x 21 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 31 3/8 x 23 7/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 34 1/2 x 28 1/4 x 3/4 in
    Weight: 9 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1988.0024
Label Text

Orange and brown with some red in lower right corner; the word "AUSGANGSPUNKT" in brown in upper left quadrant; the word "EWIGESANDENKEN" in orange running vertically along the right side. (A gun installation with one leg on a portrait of Mao, and the other (on which a book labeled "Marx" is impaled) footed in the Kremlin).