v71-70

v71-70 random dot grid field

executed: 1971
classification: works on paper
object/work type: drawing
technique/material: 200 black dots in 5 sizes, distributed in 15 circular sub-areas; size and place of the sub-areas are randomly selected, distribution and size of the dots 'at random'
dimensions: 70.0 × 100.0 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the reverse (pencil)] V71-70 / herman de vries
edition:
descriptive notes:
current location: collection Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (0551)
collecting history:
comment:
photo/scan: Peter Cox/Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1972 'Struktuur - een thema, een methode', Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden [group]
1975 'random shapes', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
2012 'Spirits of Internationalism. 6 European Collections 1956-1986', M HKA, Antwerp [group]
2015 'herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations', Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo
published references
exhibition catalogue Struktuur - een thema, een methode. Centrum voor Cubische Constructies, Dekkers [...] (Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal : Leiden 1972) no image repr. (cat. number 60).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) no image repr. (cat. number 2.34).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) image repr. on page 13, 70.