executed: 1972
classification: works on paper
object/work type: drawing
technique/material: on the intersections of the lines of a 3.0 × 3.0 cm square grid, dashes of 2.0 cm are placed on white board; the direction of the dashes starting from the point of intersection (36 possibilities each 10° within 0° to 360°) 'at random'
dimensions: 73.0 × 102.0 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the reverse (pencil)] V72-38S / herman de vries
descriptive notes:
current location: private collection, Amsterdam
collecting history: acquired directly from the artist (2014)
comment: executed in cooperation with susanne de vries
photo/scan: Marjon Gemmeke/Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2015 'herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations', Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo
published references
monograph Mel Gooding, herman de vries. chance and change (Thames & Hudson : London 2006) image repr. on page 31.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) image repr. on page 24, 71.