v73-236

v73-236 random dot grid fields

work number: 1973-12-00-236
executed: 1973
classification: works on paper
object/work type: drawing
material/technique: black ink on white board
black dots in 5 sizes are placed on the intersections of the lines of a 3 × 3 cm square grid; from left to right sub-areas of 2 columns with dot '4' and '5' 'at random' / 2 columns 3, 4, 5 'at random' / 2 columns 2, 3, 4, 5 / 2 columns 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, a new sub-area with 2 columns x 4, 5 / etc.
dimensions: 73.0 × 102.0 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the reverse (pencil)]
edition:
current location: collection Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (RP-T-2015-11-4)
collecting history:
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photo/scan: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
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 32.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) repr. on page 32 (below), 87.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) image repr. on page 29, 74.