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from white earth / von weisser erde

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executed: 1993-1994
classification: works on paper
object/work type: earth rubbings (portfolio)
technique/material: hand-labeled case containing 7 sheets with white earth of France, Germany, Greece, Spain, Curaçao, Turkey and Morocco rubbed on paper. A hand-written title-page with a statement of the places written on the back and a sheet of Japanese paper with a poem in English, printed in futura light
dimensions: 29.3 × 22.0 × 1.4 cm (case)
signature and inscriptions: [handwritten title page] from white earth / von weisser erde / herman de vries / 1993 / bern - eschenau / edition lydia megert / */13
edition: 13 signed and numbered copies
published by Lydia Megert Edition : Bern 1993/94
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comment: poem:

white earth
white love
white light
white bird
white wonder
why

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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) no image repr. (cat. number 77).