untitled, 1961

[untitled (post with ball)]

executed: 1961
object/work type: white object
dimensions: height 19.5 cm, base 7.0 × 7.0 cm
rights & reproduction: herman de vries


technique/material:white casein paint, silver sand on wood (drum stick)
descriptive notes:
signature and inscriptions:[base (pencil)] her | 1961 | herman de | vries
current location:private collection, Amsterdam
collecting history:acquired at Sotheby's Amsterdam, Modern & Contemporary Art, May 17, 2011 (lot 73)
Galerie Wulfengasse 14, Klagenfurt (from 1966 onwards Galerie Heide Hildebrand)

history of exhibitions

1962'Nul', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam [group]
1963Galerie Wulffengasse 14, Klagenfurt
1968'Drei Wände, Galerie Heide Hildebrand, Klagenfurt', Taxispalais, Innsbruck (Galerie Heide Hildebrand, Klagenfurt) [group]
2014'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam [group]
2014'ZERO. Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s', Guggenheim Museum, New York [group]
2015'ZERO. Let us explore the stars', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam [group]

published references

[exhibition catalogue] Drei Wände, Galerie Heide Hildebrand, Klagenfurt : Aubertin, Arroyo, Bischoffshausen, [...]. Ausstellung der Galerie im Taxispalais in Innsbruck (Kulturabteilung in Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung : Innsbruck 1968) image repr. as cat. number 15.

[exhibition catalogue] The Dutch Nul Group in an International Context (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam / Nai Publishers : Rotterdam 2011) image repr. on page 24, 188 [online resources].

[exhibition catalogue] ZERO (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam : Amsterdam 2015) image repr. on page 508.

nul = 0. The Dutch Nul Group in an International Context
ed. by Colin Huizing, Tijs Visser
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2011
online available