[enlarged telegram]

work number:
executed: 1975
classification: printed matter
object/work type: telegram
material/technique: enlarged telegram send by herman de vries to the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam on 3.2.1975 for the vernissage of his exhibition on 6.2.1975 with text in English 'this shall you think of all this fleeting world : a star at down, a bubble in a stream, a flash of lightning and a summer cloud, a flickering lamp, a phantom and a dream' (source: Vajracchedika Prajna Paramita Sutra [= Diamond Sutra]), printed in color on heavy paper
dimensions: 35.0 × 50.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: [signed on the reverse (pencil)
edition: 50 copies
published by artists press : bern 1975
current location:
collecting history:
related works: also part of asiatische & eschenauer texte
comment:
photo/scan: courtesy Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) images repr. on pages 133-134, catalogue number 30.