rotation pole, 1961

[untitled (rotation pole)]

executed: 1961
object/work type: white object (edition)
dimensions: 94.7 × 4.8 × 4.8 cm
photo: Lilian Seegers, Amsterdam (2015)
rights & reproduction: herman de vries


technique/material:wood, white paint, sand (7 holes in each side)
descriptive notes:
edition:10, realised 3
signature and inscriptions:[on the base (pencil)] V61
current location:private collection, Amsterdam
collecting history:collection Christian Megert (acquired from the artist)
acquired through Galerie Parade (2002)
comment:besides this copy, I found one copy in the collection herman and susanne de vries and one Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart

history of exhibitions

1965Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb [group]
1965'Atelier II', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam [group]
1980'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
2002Galerie Parade, Amsterdam [group]
2011'The Dutch Nul Group in an International Context', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam [group]
2014'ZERO. Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s', Guggenheim Museum, New York [group]

published references

[exhibition catalogue] herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) image repr. on page 63 (cat. number 1.58).

[exhibition catalogue] A Little-Known Story about a Movement, a Magazine, and the Computer's Arrival in Art. New Tendencies and Bit International, 1961-1973 (MIT Press : Cambridge MA 2011) image repr. on page 180.

[exhibition catalogue] The Dutch Nul Group in an International Context (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam / Nai Publishers : Rotterdam 2011) no image repr., 188 [online resources].

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