random color dot structure

random color dot structure

work number:
executed: 1975
classification: works on paper
object/work type: drawing
material/technique: colored ink on white board
on the intersections of the lines of 2 × 2 cm square grid, colored dots of one size are placed; colors selected 'at random'
dimensions: 73.0 × 102.0 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the reverse (pencil)]
edition:
current location: collection Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (RP-T-2015-11-5)
collecting history: acquired from the artist through Art Affairs, Amsterdam (2014)
related works:
comment:
photo/scan: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1976 'herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit', Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
2015 'herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations', Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) image repr. on p. 43.
monograph Mel Gooding, herman de vries. chance and change (Thames & Hudson : London 2006) image repr. on page 18.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) no image repr., 88.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) image repr. on p. 52, 80.