manifest van de gecastreerde werkelijkheid

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executed: 1960
classification: works on paper
object/work type: artist's book
technique/material: printed paper, staples
the off-print of his Aperçu et nouvelles données sur la répartition g&eracute;ographique de quelques mammifès aux Pays-bas [= Observations and new data on the ditribution of several ammals in the Netherlands], an article of 14 pages originally published in Mammalia, the journal of the Mammalian Zoology Laboratory at the Musée d'histoire naturelle in Paris. After removing the staples, herman de vries used the inside cover to type his name, followed by the title manifest van de gecastreerde werkelijkheid (underneath). He then turned the cover inside out so that this page was now the front cover and stapled the of print togethher again.
dimensions: 25.2 × 16.3 cm
signature and inscriptions: []
edition: 10 copies
published by herman de vries : Arnhem 1960
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published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications: catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) image repr. on p. 96, catalogue number 1.
monograph Cees de Boer, herman de vries. overal stroomt mijn oog (Uitgeverij De Kunst/Waanders : Zwolle 2014) image repr. on page 109.