For Joseph Beuys, January 1974
soft-ground etching and etching with chromogenic print on wove paper
96 x 75 cm; plate: 55.1 x 70.4 cm
Gift of Betty and Martin Goodwin, Montreal, 1999
National Gallery of Canada (no. 40326)
© Betty Goodwin
Goodwin had a special regard for the German conceptual artist Joseph Beuys. In 1972 she found a fisherman's vest like the one Beuys always wore, and with it made the print "Vest for Beuys". In 1974 she took photographs of Beuys at an "action" in a New York gallery. She then placed the photos on the remaining impressions of "Vest for Beuys", and dedicated this version to him.