v74-31 random dot grid, 1974

v74-31 random dot grid

executed: 1974
object/work type: drawing
dimensions: 73.0 × 102.0 cm
photo: Marjon Gemmeke/Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo (2015)
rights & reproduction: herman de vries


classification:prints and drawings
technique/material:black ink, board
descriptive notes:on the intersections of the lines of a 3 × 3 cm square grid, elements (dots in 5 sizes) are placed; groups of 3 coordinates, vertical and horizontal, 1 dot size is selected 'at random'; on the intersections a maximum of 2 chances of different sizes; between those 2 selected 'at random'.
signature and inscriptions:[on the reverse (pencil)] herman de vries | 'random puntraster' | V74 - 31 + studio stamp and hare stamp
current location:collection herman and susanne de vries
collecting history:

history of exhibitions

1980'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
2015'herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations', Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo

published references

[exhibition catalogue] herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) no image repr. (cat. number 2.47).

[exhibition catalogue] herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) no image repr., 77.