• Cortesi Gallery - London
    'herman de vries. the return of beauty', September 9-November 18, 2017. Curated by Francesca Pola.
  • Galerie Conrads - Düsseldorf
    'herman de vries. different & identic, works 1973-2016', September 8-October 15, 2017.
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León - León
    herman de vries. chance and change', June 17, 2017-February 4, 2018. Curated by Kristine Guzmán.
    [catalogue (forthcoming)] [list of exhibited works
  • FS.Art - Berlin
    'herman de vries. from zero to zero', April 29-June 30, 2017.
    [invitation card]
  • Kunstmuseum Ravensburg - Ravensburg
    'herman de vries. from earth: oberschwaben', March 18-June 11, 2017.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Groundwork Gallery - Kings Lynn
    'herman de vries. on the stony path', March 9-July 1, 2017. Curated by Veronica Sekules.
    [flyer] [invitation card]
  • LABS Gallery - Bologna
    'herman de vries', January 14-March 4, 2017.
    [invitation card]
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Young Collectors Choice 17', July 17-August 19, 2017. Works by Hans Jörg Glattfelder, Heinz Mack, Christian Megert, Marcello Morandini, Richard Neuz, Otto Piene, herman de vries and others.
    [invitation card]
  • Museum Kunst der Westküste - Alkersum/Föhr
    'Pure Nature Art. Naturmaterialien in der zeitgenössischen Kunst', June 25, 2017-January 7, 2018. Participating artists Bethan Huws (GB), Christiane Löhr (DE), Alastair Mackie (GB), David Nash (GB, Abb.), Regine Ramseier (CH) and herman de vries (DE/NL).
    [catalogue] [flyer] [invitation card]
  • Altana Kulturstiftung - Museum Sinclair-Haus - Bad Homburg
    'Nach der Natur. Material, Form, Struktur', June 25-September 10, 2017. Participating artists Mirko Baselgia, Wolfgang Laib, Giuseppe Licari, Mario Reis, Rikuo Ueda, herman de vries and others.
  • Daimler Contemporary - Berlin
    'Serielle Formationen. 1967/2017. Re-staging of the first German Exhibition of International Tendencies in Minimalism', June 3— November 5, 2017. Curated by Renate Wiehager, curators in 1967: Paul Maenz and Peter Roehr. Participating artists Carl Andre (USA), Enrico Castellani (I), Jan Dibbets (NL), Dan Flavin (USA), Hermann Goepfert (D), Kuno Gonschior (D), Hans Haacke (D), Ewerdt Hilgemann (D), herman de vries (NL/D), and many more.
    [catalogue] [introductory text] [invitation card]
  • Herning Museum of Contemporary Art - Herning DK
    'Socle du Monde Biennale 2017', April 21-August 27, 2017. Curated by Mattijs Visser, Jean-Hubert Martin and others. Each of the 5 curators will create their individual chapter, based on a work by Manzoni, while the 'outdoor' chapters with permanent installations will be curated by the complete team. herman de vries and 61 artists will participate.
    [press release]
  • Art Affairs - Amsterdam
    'colour your world: a choice from the AA collection', April 8-29 April 2017. Curated by Alexandra Siebelink; participating artists Pieke Bergmans, Sjoerd Buisman, Ad Dekkers, Norman Dilworth, Ewerdt Hilgemann, herman de vries and Thomas Pihl.
  • Museum Voorlinden - Wassenaar
    'Nieuwe collectiepresentatie: De Tussentijd', April 2 onwards. Participating artists among others Joseph Beuys, Marinus Boezem, Marcel Broodthaers, Ad Dekkers, Louise Bourgeois and herman de vries.
  • Musée Gassendi - Digne-les-Bains
    'Pierres des visions', April 1-September 4, 2017. Participating artists among others Andy Goldsworthy, Paul-Armand Gette and herman de vries.
  • Ausstellungshaus Spoerri - Hadersdorf am Kamp
    'Kunst durch die Blume', April 1-October 29, 2017. Participating artists among others Daniel Spoerri, Katharina Duwen, Rozbeh Asmani, Rudolf Bonvie and herman de vries [from May 27 onwards].
  • Ludwig Galerie in Schloss Oberhausen - Oberhausen
    'LET'S BUY IT! Kunst und Einkauf. Von Albrecht Dürer über Andy Warhol bis Gerhard Richter', January 22-May 14, 2017.


  • Musée Soulages - Rodez
    'Tant de Temps! 50 artistes contemporains au musée Soulages', December 3, 2016-April 30, 2017. Participating artists besides herman de vries, Christian Boltanski, Robert Filiou, Gerhardt Richter, Bill Viola and many others.
  • Staatsgalerie Stuttgart - Stuttgart
    'Schaufenster Sohm VI - herman de vries', November 8, 2016-May 7, 2017.
  • Kornhaus Galerie Weingarten - Weingarten
    'herman de vries. arbeiten auf papier', October 28-December 11, 2016.
  • Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen - Bietigheim-Bissingen
    'herman de vries. stein erde holz', October 22, 2015-January 8, 2017. The exhibition was also on view in Ingolstadt.
    [flyer] [invitation card] [video]
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'herman de vries. all in one - one in all', October 8-November 26, 2016.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Städtische Galerie Tuttlingen - Tuttlingen
    'herman de vries. no beginning no end', September 10-October 16, 2016. Curated by Anna Maria Ehrmann-Schindlbeck.
    [catalogue] [edition]
  • Museum für Konkrete Kunst - Ingolstadt
    'herman de vries. stein erde holz', June 26-October 9, 2016. The exhibition travelled to the Städtischen Galerie in Bietigheim-Bissingen (October 22, 2015-January 8, 2017).
    [foldout] [invitation card] [publication] [video]
  • BorzoGallery at Art Basel - Basel
    'BorzoGallery presented herman de vries at Art Basel 2016', June 16-19, 2016.
  • Museum De Domijnen - Sittard
    'herman de vries - basic values', June 12-September 4, 2016. Curated by Roel Arkesteijn. Previously seen in Jakarta and Amsterdam.
    [edition] [invitation card] [poster] [publication (forthcoming)]
  • Galleria Michela Rizzo - Venice
    [with Silvano Tessarollo] 'Nulla nasce dal nulla di Silvano Tessarollo con un intervento di Herman De Vries', June 2-July 16, 2016.
  • Framer Framed - Amsterdam
    'herman de vries - basic values', March 26-April 17, 2016. Curated by Roel Arkesteijn. Also on view in Het Domein, Sittard (June 12-September 4, 2016).
    [invitation card] [poster] [video]
  • Galerie Mueller-Roth - Stuttgart
    'herman de vries - selected works', March 4-May 14, 2016.
  • Fondazione Berardelli - Brescia
    'herman de vries "Bilder als Bilder" 1971-1972', February 12-26, 2016.
  • Elke Dröscher - Kunstraum Falkenstein - Hamburg
    'herman de vries. Aspekte des Werkes : Farbstiftzeichnungen', January 26-March 26, 2016.
    [invitation card]
  • Holger Priess Galerie - Hamburg
    'herman de vries. Kohleausreibungen', January 24-April 2, 2016 (the exhibition was extended until April 23).
    [invitation card]
  • Ernst Barlach Haus - Hamburg
    'herman de vries. sculptures trouvées', January 24-May 16, 2016.
    [catalogue] [flyer] [invitation card]
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Zeitlos gut!', December 3, 2016-January 14, 2017. Selected works by Armando, Bernard Aubertin, Hans Jörg Glattfelder, Ewerdt Hilgemann, Heinz Mack, Christian Megert, Georg Karl Pfahler, Daniel Spoerri and herman de vries.
    [invitation card]
  • Galerie Petr Zaloudek - Prague
    'zero.0.nul', December 2, 2016-January 14, 2017. Selected works by Bernard Aubertin, Hermann Goepfert, Jan Henderikse, Oskar Holweck Heinz Mack, Christian Megert, Uli Pohl, Jean Tinguely, herman de vries and Herbert Zangs.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Wellcome Collection - London
    'Making Nature: How we see animals', December 1, 2016-May 21, 2017. Organised around four themes – 'Ordering', 'Displaying', 'Observing' and 'Making' – this exhibition questions the approach of 'learning through looking', charts the changing fashions of museum displays alongside society's changing attitudes to the world around us, examines the search for an authentic encounter with nature, and looks at how humans have intentionally altered other organisms.
    [print guide]
  • Zentrum für Kunst und Medien ZKM - Karlsruhe
    'Kunst in Europa 1945–1968. Der Kontinent, den die EU nicht kennt', October 22, 2016-January 29, 2017. Curated by Eckhart Gillen and Peter Weibel. Works by herman de vries, Marc Adrian, Yaacov Agam, Kurd Alsleben, and many others.
  • La Casa Encendida - Madrid
    'El curso natural de las cosas', October 14, 2016-January 8, 2017. Curated by Tania Pardo. Participating artists Adolfo Schlosser, herman de vries, Fernando García o Fernando Buenache, and others.
  • MAMCO Musée d'art moderne et contemporain - Geneva
    'Cabinet of Concrete Poetry', October 12, 2016—January 29, 2017. In collaboration with Zona Archives, Florence (Maurizio Nannucci).
  • kunstraumlangenlois p.p. - Langenlois
    'harvest', October 2, 2016-March 5, 2017. Curated by Peter Foolen. Participating artists herman de vries, Thomas A. Clark, Alec Finlay, and others.
    [invitation card]
  • Kunstmuseum Stuttgart - Stuttgart
    '[un]erwartet. Die Kunst des Zufalls', September 24, 2016-February 19, 2017.
    [catalogue] [flyer]
  • 4th Land Art Biennial Mongolia 360° - Ulaanbaatar
    'Catching the Axis. Between the Sky and the Earth', August 21-September 10, 2016. Participating artists Jacek Tylicki, herman de vries, Yoko Ono, Mabelle Williams and others.
  • Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden - Edinburgh
    'I still believe in Miracles. Celebrating 30 Years of Inverleith House, 1986 to 2016', July 23-October 23, 2016. Artists include Lawrence Weiner, Richard Wright, Richard Tuttle, herman de vries and Andy Goldsworthy.
  • Lewis Glucksman Gallery. University College Cork - Cork
    'I Went to the Woods. The artist as wanderer', July 23-November 6, 2016. Curated by Chris Clarke and Pádraic E. Moore. Artists: Anna Bak, Brendan Earley, Fiona Kelly, Juha Pekka Matias Laakkonen, Richard Long, Helen Mirra, Ria Pacquée, herman de vries, Walker & Walker.
  • Schloß Oberschwappach - Oberschwappach/Knetzgau
    'Pflanzenwelten II', July 5-August 28, 2016. Participating artists herman de vries, Horst Ziegler, Rainer Nepita, Helmut Droll, and others.
  • Museum De Buitenplaats - Eelde
    'Into Nature', July 2-September 18, 2016. As part of the exhibition series 'Into Nature' the museum exhibits work by Wolfgang Laib, Kim Habers and herman de vries.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Young Collector's Choice 16', July 2-August 13, 2016. Participating artists herman de vries, Bernard Aubertin, Hans Jörg Glattfelder, Ewerdt Hilgemann, Heinz Mack, and others.
  • Galerie Nanna Preußners - Hamburg
    'System und/mit/oder Zufall', June 30-August 6, 2016. Participating artists Werner Dorsch, Gerhard Hotter, Michel Jouet, Jo Schöpfer and herman de vries.
  • Galerie Witteveen - Amsterdam
    'Ritme & Regelmaat, 70 jaar abstractie in de kunst, 1945 - 2015', June 18-July 16, 2016. Curated by Diana Wind; participating artists herman de vries, Bernard Aubertin, Ad Dekkers, Jan Hendrikse, and others.
  • Galerie Conrads - Düsseldorf
    'Unterwegs / on journeys', June 4-July 30, 2016. Participating artists herman de vries, Rosemary Laing, Boris Mikhailov and Sascha Weidner.
    [invitation card]
  • Galerie Lemaire - Amsterdam
    From 13 to 15 May tribal art galleries in the centre of Amsterdam organised the yearly 'Amsterdam Trail', this time together with contemporary art galleries. Work of herman de vries was on show in Galerie Lemaire.
  • Galerie Schoots + Van Duyse - Antwerp
    'Zero and Now', April 23-June 19, 2016. Participating artists Adolf Luther, Armando, Bernard Aubertin, herman de vries, and others.
  • Gorcums Museum - Gorinchem
    'Floralia', April 2-September 11, 2016. Participating artists Armando, herman de vries, Daan van Golden, and others.
  • Kunstverein Dachau
    'Es ist angerichtet! Der Geruch und die Kunst = Dig in! Scent and Art', March 31-April 24, 2016. Curated by Camilla Nicklaus-Maurer.
  • Kunstverein KISS Kunst im Schloss Untergröningen - Abtsgmünd-Untergröningen
    'Fünfzig Zigarren für das Licht der Zukunft', March 5-September 25, 2016. Participating artists herman de vries, Uli Aigner, Art&Language, and many others.
  • Museo Marino Marini - Florence
    'Top Hundred Maurizio Nannucci', February 2-April 23, 2016. In collaboration with Museion, Bolzano. Participating artists herman de vries, Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Carl Andre, and many others.
  • Badischer Kunstverein - Karlsruhe
    'Concerning Concrete Poetry', February 5-April 3, 2016. Curated by Andrew Hunt and Anja Casser; participating artists Jiři Valoch, Paul De Vree, herman de vries, Emmett Williams, and many others.
  • CAPC Bordeaux - Bordeaux
    'De quelques publications d'artistes – Collection du Cdla', February 4-May 1, 2016. The exhibition is organized by the Centre des livres d'artistes from Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche in cooperation with the CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux.
    [press release]
  • Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University - Plymouth
    'SoilCulture: Deep Roots', organized by the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, January 16-March 19, 2016. Participating artists Paolo Barrile, Mel Chin, herman de vries, Richard Long, Ana Mendieta and Claire Pentecost. The exhibition was also on view in the Falmouth Art Gallery from September 19-November 21, 2015.
  • Galerie d'art Albert Bourgeois - Fougères
    'Dedans/Dehors', January 16-March 25, 2016.
  • Art Affairs - Amsterdam
    'what is waste? what is art? what is life?', January 8-February 6, 2016. Participating artists Dianna Cohen, Maarten vanden Eynde, Ryohei Kawanishi, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Jan Eric Visser, herman de vries and Izaak Zwartjes.
    [brochure] [invitation card]


  • BorzoGallery - Amsterdam
    'herman de vries. Finissage Venice Biennial', November 27-29, 2015.
  • Art Affairs - Amsterdam
    'herman de vries. venice and beyond', November 14-December 19, 2015.
    [invitation card]
  • Erasmus House - Jakarta
    'herman de vries. basic values', November 9, 2015-January 17, 2016. Curated by Roel Arkesteijn. The exhibition travelled to Amsterdam (March 26-April 17, 2016) and to Sittard (June 12-September 4, 2016).
    [handout] [poster] [publication] [video]
  • Galerie im Saal - Eschenau
    'herman de vries. zeichnungen', October 18-November 8, 2015.
  • Galerie Hoffmann - Friedberg
    'herman de vries. zufall : werke von 1965 bis 2015', October 17/18, 2015-March 13, 2016.
  • Sparkassengalerie - Haßfurt
    'Ideenreich', September 23-November 6, 2015. The exhibition is part of the project "Kunststück!" 2015. Participating artists Ludwig Heinrich, herman de vries, Heinz und Jannina Hector, and others.
  • Museum Van Bommel van Dam - Venlo
    'herman de vries 1960 – 1995. kunstenaarsboeken, collages, gemengde technieken en video', September 20, 2015-January 10, 2016. Curated by Hans and José Brokken-Zijp and showing works and artists' books from the Brokken Zijp Foundation of Art (BFA).
  • Lieu d'Art Contemporain - L.A.C. - Narbonne
    'herman de vries - L'Art Zéro', June 21-September 13, 2015. During this period also work by Ger van Elk and Sigurdur Arni Sigurdsson is shown.
  • Art Affairs - Amsterdam
    'Summer Show I', June 15-August 31, 2015.
  • Kröller Müller Museum - Otterlo
    'herman de vries. toevalstekeningen 1970-1975', June 6-September 20, 2015.
    [catalogue] [newsletter]
  • Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Library - Amsterdam
    'natural relations. artists' books by herman de vries from the collection of frank mandersloot', May 26-June 18, 2015.
  • Biennale di Venezia - Venice
    'herman de vries. to be all ways to be', May 9-November 22, 2015. This year herman de vries will represent the Netherlands at the Venice Biennale. The exhibition will be curated by Cees de Boer and Colin Huizing and is commissioned by the Mondriaan Fund.
    [posters] [publication] [video]
  • CAIRN Centre d'art - Digne-les-Bains
    'herman de vries - à mes pieds', April 1-June 21, 2015. Curated by Nadine Gomez.
    [press release] [publication] [video]
  • Centre des livres d'artistes - Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
    'herman de vries. imprimés, livres et autres publications', February 10-June 6, 2015.
    [brochure] [invitation card]
  • Kranenburgh - Egmond
    'Silence out loud', December 15, 2015-June 12, 2016. Exhibition curated by Joost Zwagerman. Participating artists hertman de vries, Ad Dekkers, Amie Dicke, Anke Roder and many others.
  • AEROPLASTICS contemporary - Brussels
    'Dark Ages', November 20, 2015-January 9, 2016. Participating artists herman de vries, Carlos Aires, Francis Alys, Ryuta Amae, and many others.
  • Galerie Wit - Amsterdam/Wageningen
    'Galerie Wit at Witteveen #8', November 19-December 5, 2015. Participating artists herman de vries, Nan Groot Antink, Joos van de Plas, Flos Pol.
  • Fort 1881 - Hoek van Holland
    'Zicht op Zee', November 14-December 14, 2015. Organised by Triple A Projects, The Hague.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Zeitlos Gut!', October 31-December 31, 2015.
  • Agence d'Attractivité de l'Alsace - Colmar
    'Natures et Paysages', October 12, 2015-July 10, 2016
  • Nieuw Dakota - Amsterdam
    'NulNu', October 11-November 8, 2015. Organized by Yssel Centre for Contemporary Art (YCCA) and curated by Anna Oele; participating artists Annesas Appel, Lu Xinjian, herman de vries and Henk Peeters.
    [catalogue]] [flyer] [invitation card]
  • Stadtgalerie Bamberg - Villa Dessauer - Bamberg
    'Sagen und Zeigen | Schrift in der Kunst', September 26-November 8, 2015. Participating artists Michaela Eichwald, Jochen Flinzer, Eugen Gomringer, Michael Hakami, Albert Hien, Nanne Meyer, Dietmar Pfister, herman de vries, and others.
  • Falmouth Art Gallery - Falmouth
    'SoilCulture: Deep Roots', organized by the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, September 19-November 21, 2015. Participating artists Paolo Barrile, Mel Chin, herman de vries, Richard Long, Ana Mendieta and Claire Pentecost. The exhibition will tour to Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University 16 January-19 March 2016.
  • Kröller Müller Museum - Otterlo
    'Longing for Happier Times. Mediakunst uit de collectie van het Kröller-Müller Museum', September 19, 2015-January 3, 2016. Participating artists Willie Doherty, Mario Garcia Torres, Jan Fabre, Cai Guo-Qiang, Matt Mullican, Hetty Huisman en herman de vries.
  • Cortesi Gallery - Lugano
    'À bout de soufle', September 10-October 1, 2015. Curated by Ilaria Bignotti; participating artists Alighiero Boetti, Agostino Bonalumi, Dadamaino, Lucio Fontana, Walter Leblanc, Heinz Mack, Giulio Paolini, Henk Peeters, Otto Piene, Günther Uecker, herman de vries.
  • QuadrART Dornbirn - Dornbirn
    'Ansichten XXIII "natural affairs"', September 5-November 1, 2015. Curated by Christel Schüppenhauer; presented artists herman de vries, Ulrike Arnold, Ragna Robertsdottir, and others.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Young Collector's Choice 15', July 18-August 22, 2015. Participating artists Rupprecht Geiger, Heinz Mack, Daniel Spoerri, herman de vries and others.
  • Kunstmuseum Ravensburg - Ravensburg
    'Ich bin eine Pflanze. Naturprozesse in der Kunst', July 11-November 8, 2015.
  • Kunstenfestival Watou - Watou
    'In de luwte van de tussentijd [= in the lee of the in-between]', July 4-August 30, 2015.
  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam - Amsterdam
    'ZERO. Let us explore the stars', July 4-November 8, 2015. Curated by Margriet Schavemaker; with work by herman de vries, Arman, Armando, Bernard Aubertin, Pol Bury and many others.
    [catalogue] [poster]
  • Château de Rentilly - Marne-sur-Seine
    'My first Summer in the Sierra – Works from the Centre national des arts plastiques', June 28-December 6, 2015. Curated by Sébastien Faucon and Xavier Franceschi.
  • Kunstvereniging Diepenheim - Diepenheim
    'Veldwerk. 25 Jaar Kunstvereniging Diepenheim', June 27-September 6, 2015.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Our Artists, Our Friends - 40 Jahre Galerie Geiger', May 23-July 11, 2015.
  • Kallmann Museum - Ismaning
    'Waterbound – Vom Leben mit dem Wasser', May 22-August 30, 2015. Exhibition in cooperarion with the Neue Galerie, Dachau.
    [catalogue] [flyer]
  • Cortesi Gallery - London
    'Atmosfera ZERO. Great Expectations #2', May 16-July 18, 2015. Curated by Marco Meneguzzo.
  • Palazzo Mora – Venice
    'Personal Structures : Crossing Borders', May 9-November 22, 2015.
  • Salle d’exposition de l'Hôtel Rivet – Esban
    'Être et Avoir #2. La collection de Hubert Duprat / La collection de Natacha Pugnet et Fabien Faure', April 30-May 29, 2015.
  • Rijksmuseum Twenthe – Enschede
    'De Gouden Eeuw van Twenthe', April 18 onwards.
  • Forum Botanische Kunst - Thüngersheim am Main
    'different - identical', March 28-May 10, 2015. Double exhibition with Galerie im Saal, Eschenau (April 12-May 3, 2015). Participating artists Martin J. Allen, herman de vries, Sylvia Peter.
  • Martin-Gropius-Bau - Berlin
    'ZERO - the international art movement of the 1950s and 1960s', March 21-June 8, 2015. Organized by the ZERO foundation in cooperation with Berliner Festspiele/Martin-Gropius-Bau. Part of the exhebition has beeen shown from october 2014 onwards in New York.
    [catalogue] [newspaper]
  • FRAC Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Marseille
    'Le Pas et la Page. Approches de la ville et de la nature dans le livre d’artiste', March 21-June 6, 2015. In cooperation with Musèe Gassendi, Digne-les-Bains. Curated by Anne Mœglin-Delcroix and Pascal Neveux. The exhibition was also on view in Digne-les-Bains (2014).
  • Huis der Provincie - Arnhem
    'Aanwinsten 2013-2014', January 7- March 18, 2015.


  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'herman de vries. zero is the gate', November 22, 2014-January 17, 2015.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Small Publishers Fair - London
    'herman de vries books and editions', November 14-15, 2014. Solopresentation during the Small Publishers Fair, curated by Peter Foolen Editions and herman de vries.
    [invitation card]
  • Kunstvereniging Diepenheim - Diepenheim
    'the poet in his poetry', Ottenhuis Diepenheim, October 9-19, 2014. Exhibition on the occasion of the inauguration of 'the waterlilies. remembering gustav theodor fechner (1801-1887)' [= de waterlelies. herinneringen aan gustav theodor fechner (1801-1887)] at peckedam manor on the nijenhuis estate, diepenheim, october 10, 2014.
    [folder] [publication]
  • Art The Hague - The Hague
    Galerie Wit, Wageningen presented herman de vries at the fair Art The Hague, October 1-5, 2014. October 4, Aldwin Kroeze gave a lecture on herman de vries.
  • Art Affairs - Amsterdam
    'from stock: herman de vries', September 25, 2014-January 24, 2015.
  • Stedelijk Museum Schiedam - Schiedam
    'all', September 20, 2014-January 25, 2015. Curated by Colin Huizing.
    [catalogue] [invitation card] [press release] [publication] [reviews] [video]
  • De Ketelfactory - Schiedam
    'no thing', September 20, 2014-January 25, 2015.
    [catalogue] [invitation card] [press release] [publication] [reviews] [video]
  • Red Clover - Nakameguro/Tokyo
    'earth', September 5-21, 2014.
  • World Soil Museum-ISRIC - Wageningen
    'Bodem en Kunst', May 23-July 11, 2014 (by appointment). Besides earth rubbings, archive material of herman de vries' research in Wageningen will be on view.
    [press release]
  • Kunsthalle Schweinfurt - Schweinfurt
    'aus der heimat, erdausreibungen 1992-1993, in Galerie², May 18-October 19, 2014. Presentation of the work 'aus der heimat' (1992), donated by herman de vries.
  • FS.ART - Berlin
    'chance & change', May 2-June 27, 2014 (until August 1, 2014).
    [invitation card]
  • Cité Internationale des Arts - Paris
    [with Benoît Pype] 'minimae', April 30-June 25, 2014. Curated by Aurélie Tiffreau.
    [press kit]
  • Swiss National Library - Bern
    'Unikat – Unicum. Artists' books from the Prints and Drawings Department', November 22, 2014-February 28, 2015. Curated by Susanne Bieri and Andrea Giger.
  • Museum im Kulturspeicher - Würzburg
    'Weiß - Aspekte einer Farbe in Moderne und Gegenwart', November 8, 2014-February 22, 2015. The exhibition comes from the Ruppert Collection in the Museum im Kulturspeicher. 15 pictures and objects included in the exhibition form the basis for this project and are by artists such as Andreas Christen, Ad Dekkers, Leo Erb, Norbert Kricke, Jan Schoonhoven, herman de vries and Günther Uecker. It focuses on works by the artist group ZERO and related movements and also takes an exemplary look back to the end of the 19th century when Impressionists placed importance on white in their winter landscapes.
    [catalogue] [flyer] [poster]
  • Galerie Wit - Wageningen
    '10 jaar Wit. 40 kunstenaars op 10 bij 10', October 10-November 16, 2014. Participating artists Alicja Werbachowska, Aline Thomassen, Alrik Stelling, and others.
    [invitation card]
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - New York
    'ZERO. Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s', October 10, 2014–January 7, 2015. Curated by Valerie Hillings, with Edouard Derom. The exhibition travelled to the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
    [catalogue] [press release]
  • Leopold Hoesch Museum - Düren
    '10 Jahre Hubertus Schoeller Stiftung', September 14-November 23, 2014.
    [collection catalogue]
  • Bonnefanten Hedge House Foundation - Wijre
    'The Mystic Gardener', September 11-November 2, 2014. Curator exhibition: Paula van den Bosch, curator Bonnefantenmuseum in collaboration with Maurice van Valen.
    [invitation card]
  • Von Gimborn Arboretum - Doorn
    'OPENthewoods#arboretum Videokunst in het Von Gimborn Arboretum', July 5-6, 2014.
  • MARTa Herford - Herford
    'Freundliche Übernahme. Künstler zeigen ihre Sammlung', June 28-October 5, 2014.
  • Espace de l'Art Concret - Mouans-Sartoux
    '10 ans de la Donation Albers-Honegger', opening June 20, exhibition on view June 21, 2014 onwards. Curated by Fabienne Fulchéri, Alexandra Deslys and Claire Spada.
  • La maison rouge - Paris
    'Le Mur. La collection Antoine de Galbert', June 14-September 21, 2014.
    [press release]
  • Espace François-Mitterrand - Guingamp
    'Paysages contemporains. Oeuvres de la collection du Frac Bretagne', June 14-July 27, 2014.
  • Galerie Conrads - Düsseldorf
    'Choices. Large Scale', May 22-July 12, 2014.
  • Les Jardins du Luxembourg - Paris
    May 15-June 21, 2014, organized by Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris.
  • Benediktinerstift Admont - Admont
    'KÜNSTLERBÜCHER _ ARTISTS' BOOKS. Internationale Exponate von 1960 bis heute', May 1-November 2, 2014. Curated by Michael Braunsteiner and Barbara Eisner-Braunsteiner. Selection from the collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, mumok Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, MAK Österreichisches Museum fÜr angewandte Kunst/Gegenwartskunst, Vienna, Collection Wulf D. and Akka von Lucius, Stuttgart, Collection Hubert Kretschmer, Archive Artist Publications, Munich, Universitätsbibliothek der Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna and Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen/Weserburg, Bremen.
    [press release]
  • Camberwell Space - London
    'against Nature. Print exhibition exploring geography, the geo-graphical, natural histories and landscapes', April 22-May 30, 2014. Curated by Finlay Taylor, participating artists Franz Ackermann, Jasone Miranda Bilbao, Sarah Bodman, herman de vries, and others.
  • Musée Gassendi - Digne-les-Bains
    'Le pas et la page. Approches de la nature dans le livre d'artiste', April 17-September 16, 2014. Curated by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix in co-operation with the FRAC PACA. Selection of works by John Bevis, Sjoerd Buisman, Andrea Caretto, Laurie Clark, Thomas A. Clark, herman de vries, susanne de vries, and others. The exhibition travelled to Marseille (March 21-June 6, 2015).
    [catalogue] [invitation card] [poster] [press release]
  • Forum Botanische Kunst - Thüngersheim
    'Löwenzahn', April 12-June 29, 2014.
    [invitation card]
  • Ecole supérieure du professorat et de l'éducation - Vannes
    'Description et collecte', April 3-May 30, 2014.
    'No Show Museum' is an independent online archive dedicated to the documentation, preservation and presentation of the art of nothing.
  • Galerie Aline Vidal - Paris
    'Drawing Now Paris Edition 10', March 30-April 3, 2014.
  • PUNTWG - Amsterdam
    'nothing to see nothing to hide = nothing to say nothing to conceal', March 25-29, 2014. Curated by Frank Mandersloot. Artists' books and printed matter.
  • Museum Meermanno, Huis van het Boek - The Hague
    'Van Picasso tot Sol LeWitt. Het kunstenaarsboek na 1950', March 15-July 13, 2014. Curated by Hans and Joé Brokken.
  • Galerie Conrads - Düsseldorf
    'Choices. Works on paper', March 8-May 3, 2014.
    [invitation card]
  • Maison du bocage - Sains-du-Nord
    'L'herbier. Marcher, classer, documenter comme modes de connaissances du paysage', March 8-August 31, 2014.
  • Maison du Bocage - Sains-du-Nord
    'L'Herbier: marcher, classer, nommer le paysage', March 3-August 31, 2014. Group exhibition organized by the Écomusée de l'Avesnois, with herman de vries, Frédéric Fourdinier, Sébastien Gouju, Richard Long and Mira Sanders.
  • Usina del Arte - Buenos Aires
    'Manifestation Caravana Negra', February 25-May, 2014. Created by the French designer Stéphane Plassier.
  • Centre des livres d'artistes - Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
    'Remuer ciel et terre', February 21-June 14, 2014. A collaboration between le Centre des livres d’artistes and les Abattoirs – FRAC Midi-Pyrénées. The exhibition takes as a starting point Luke Howard’s On the modification of clouds, a text published in 1803 in which the author lays the foundation for cloud classification.
    [invitation card]
  • Galerie Vayhinger - Radolfzell
    'Second Nature', February 15-April 13, 2014.


  • Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum - Eindhoven
    'herman de vries. boeken en edities = herman de vries. . books and editions', library exhibition, November 10, 2013-January 10, 2014. At the opening the publication die wiese / the meadow 1986-2013 will be presented. Opening speech by Cees de Boer.
    [invitation card] [opening speech]
  • Galerie Wit - Wageningen
    [with Carlijn Mens] '"traces". herman de vries en Carlijn Mens', November 8-December 15, 2013. Opening speech by Lisette Pelsers, Kröller Müller Museum. The artists also showed work on the campus of Wageningen University.
    [opening speech] [press release]
  • Kunstverein Reutlingen - Reutlingen
    'herman de vries. the undefined – everywhere', October 20, 2013-January 19, 2014. Video by Vince de Vries.
    [flyer] [invitation card] [press release] [video]
  • Elke Dröscher-Kunstraum Falkenstein - Hamburg
    [with Manfred Holtfrerich, Ingolf Timpner] 'Blatt für Blatt', March 19-May 11, 2013.
  • Sans niveau ni mètre, Cabinet du livre d'artiste - Rennes
    'herman de vries', January 23-March 7, 2013.
    [exhbition view] [invitation card] [journal] [publication]
  • Kunstvereniging Diepenheim - Diepenheim
    'Mina, reconstructie van een decennium', December 14, 2013 – March 2, 2014. Curated by Gijs Assmann and Hanne Hagenaars. Installation by Miek Zwamborn with participating artists: Sjoerd Buisman, Anne Geene, herman de vries, and others.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Zeitlos gut!, November 23, 2013 – January 8, 2014.
    [invitation card]
  • Kranenburgh - Bergen
    'Wonder', November 12, 2013-March 16, 2014.
  • les Abattoirs - Médiathèque - Toulouse
    'Remuer ciel et terre. Alighiero e Boetti, Marinus Boezem, Christian Boltanski, [...]', November 8, 2013-February 8, 2014. In cooperation with the centre des livres d'artistes, Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche.
  • Galleria Stein - Milan
    'Zero Avantgarde 1965-2013', October 16, 2013-January 11, 2014. Curated by Nanda Vigo in collaboration with Galleria Christian Stein.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Galerie Wit - Wageningen
    'Oplagen, 1/X , 2/X , ... X/X , X = 1 , 2 , ... X : Alicja Werbachowska, Aline Eras, Andre Pielage, [...]', September 29-October 27, 2013.
  • Galerie Hoffmann/Ausstellungshalle Ossenheim - Friedberg-Ossenheim
    'es werde farbe', September 28/29, 2013-April 5/6, 2014.
  • Immanence, espace d'art contemporain - Paris
    'B.A.B.E — The Best Artists Books and Editors', September 20-October 26, 2013.
  • Art Affairs - Amsterdam
    'Original Drawings on Paper', September 13-October 18, 2013.
  • Artothèque du Limousin - Royère de Vassivière
    'L'art en lieux > l'espace d'un jardin. Collections de l'Artothèque du Limousin', at the "L’Atelier", place de la Mayade, Royères-de-Vassivière, June 28-September 15, 2013. In cooperation with the Centre des livres d'artistes, Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche.
  • Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea - Porto
    'Viagem ao fim da cor : livros e obras impressas', July 6-November 3, 2013. Participating artists Robert Barry, Daniel Buren, James Lee Byars, herman de vries, and many others.
  • The Belfry, St. John on Bethnal Green - London
    'Time, the deer, is in the wood of Hallaigh/Tha tìm, am fiadh, an Coille Hallaig', 6-11 June, 2013.
  • Venice Biennale - Venice
    'Personal Structures', Palazzo Bembo, June 1 - November 24, 2013. Curated by Karlyn de Jongh and Sarah Gold.
  • Galerie DIX9 - Paris
    '#FFFFFF #000000', May 22-June 22, 2013. Curated by Mehdi-Georges Lahlou and the Cabinet du livre d’artiste.
    [press release]
  • FRAC Bretagne - Rennes
    'Ulysses, l'autre mer', May 17-August 25, 2013.
    [press release]
  • Musée de la Folie Marco - Barr
    'Ma p'tite folie contemporaire', May 2-June 24, 2013.
  • FRAC Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur - Marseille
    'Esthétique du livre d'artiste. Collections et inventaires', March 23-May 26, 2013. Curated by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. Exhibition based on the collection of the FRAC (Livres, Éditions et Multiples d'artistes).
    [press release]
  • Le Théâtre des Sablons - Neuilly-sur-Seine
    'L'arbre qui ne meurt jamais', March 22-June 30, 2013.
  • Museum für Konkrete Kunst - Ingolstadt
    'S(ch)ichtwechsel! Neue Blicke auf die Sammlung', March 17-May 26, 2013.
  • Pavillion du Carré de Baudouin - Paris
    'all this here / tout est là', March 7-May 19, 2013. Curated by Pauline Guelaud.
    [press release]
  • La Maison Rouge - Paris
    'Arts sous Influences', February 15-May 19, 2013. Curated by Antoine Perpère.
    [catalogue] [press release] [video]
  • Ernst Barlach Haus, Hamburg
    'Gebaute Bilder. Werke aus der Sammlung Hupertz = Constructed Images. Works from the Hupertz Collection', February 10-May 26.
  • Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
    'Papier - Linie und Fläche', February 9-March 23, 2013.
    [invitation card]
  • Osthaus Museum - Hagen
    'Junges Museum : Indigo – Ocker – Zinnober. Warum Farben Namen haben', January 27-July 14, 2013.
  • Museum van Bommel van Dam - Venlo
    'Collectie Manders – Naar eenvoud en verstilling', January 27-May 20, 2013.
  • De Vishal - Haarlem
    'De kunst van het verzamelen. Keuze uit de collectie van Sjoerd Buisman', January 5-February 10, 2013.


  • Galerie Vayhinger - Radolfzell
    'herman de vries. diversity in unity', October 6, 2012-January 10, 2012.
    [invitation card]
  • Galerie Aline Vidal - Paris
    Galerie Aline Vidal presents herman de vries at the FIAC 2012, October 18-21, 2012 and in the Jardin Des Plantes/National Museum Of Natural History.
  • Art Affairs Gallery - Amsterdam
    'drawings 2012 & two stones', September 7-October 27, 2012.
    [invitation card]
  • Kunstvereniging Diepenheim - Diepenheim
    Official opening 'De Tuinen van Diepenheim', May 26, 2012.
    [opening speech]
  • Galerie im Saal - Eschenau
    [with Horst Ziegler] 'herman de vries. neue arbeiten', April 29-May 20, 2012.
    [invitation card]
  • Galerie Conrads. - Düsseldorf
    'herman de vries. "every thing is all ways significant for all"', March 16-May 5, 2012.
  • De Rijk Fine Art - The Hague
    'herman de vries', March 10-April 1, 2012. In the exhibition prints, drawings, collages and reliefs from the 60s and 70s.
  • Galerie Aline Vidal - Paris
    'herman de vries. transit', March 3-April 20, 2012.
    [catalogue] [press release]
  • M HKA - Antwerp
    'Nieuwe kunst in Antwerpen 1958-1962 : maar het zelf zien', December 7, 2012-February 10, 2013. Curated by Jan Ceuleers, in cooperation with Ronny Van De Velde.
  • Domaine de Chamarande - Chamarande
    'Spécimens. Collections, croisements, sentinelles', November 25, 2012-March 31, 2013.
  • Centre des Livres d'Artistes CDLA - Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
    '"Confusion will be my Epitaph". Enrichissements de la collection 2011-12', October 27, 2012-March 16, 2013.
  • Centre de Ressources Lecture-Ecriture - Mulhouse
    'Créa'Fictions (1/3)', October 16-December 19, 2012.
  • Galerie Muller-Roth - Stuttgart
    'Ton, Steine, Erden. Helmut Dirnaichner, Hamish Fulton, Romuald Hazoumé, Karin Sander, Giuseppe Spagnulo, herman de vries', September 15-October 27, 2012.
    [invitation card]
  • Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix - Les Sables d'Olonne
    'Explorateurs. Oeuvres du CNAP Centre National des arts plastiques', July 8-November 10, 2012.
    [catalogue] [press release]
  • Brokken Zijp Foundation of modern and contemporary Art - Liempde
    'herman de vries and contemporaries. Works on paper, Artists Books and Artists Publications (1959 – 2011)', July 2012.
    [press release]
  • Espace de l'Art Concret - Mouans-Sartoux
    'L'art concret, né en Europe', May 20-end of 2012.
    [presse release]
  • Städtische Galerie - Delmenhorst
    'Ab in die Ecke!', May 5-August 12, 2012.
  • Kröller-Müller Museum - Otterlo
    'Verlangen naar volmaaktheid - 21 jaar verzamelen door het Kröller-Müller Museum', April 1- October 28, 2012.
    [brochure] [catalogue]
  • Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art - Biel/Bienne
    'Review - Werke aus der Kunsthaus-Sammlung CentrePasquArt', April 1-June 17, 2012. Curated by Betty Stocker and Irène Zdoroveac; participating artists M.S. Bastian, Daniel Berset, Roman Buxbaum, herman de vries, and others.
  • Marta - Herford
    'Asche und Gold. Eine Weltenreise', January 28-April 22, 2012. Part of the exhibition (without herman de vries) toured to Bedburg-Hau.
    [catalogue] [poster]
  • NEST - The Hague
    'Out of Control', January 29-March 4, 2012.
  • Locus Solus - Antwerp
    'Klare Taal (Hommage aan Riekje Swart)', January 28-February 25, 2012. Curated by Frank Gribling.
  • M HKA - Antwerp
    'Spirits of Internationalism : 6 European Collections 1956-1986', January 20-May 6, 2012. Curated by Bart De Baere, Jan De Vree, Anders Kreuger.
    [catalogue] [poster]


  • Blind Gallery - Tokyo
    'herman de vries', November 18-December 17, 2011.
  • Holger Priess Galerie - Hamburg
    'herman de vries. werke aus der wirklichkeit', October 14-November 26, 2011.
  • Elke Dröscher - Kunstraum Falkenstein - Hamburg
    'herman de vries. werke aus der wirklichkeit', October 14-November 26, 2011.
    [invitation card]
  • Rijksmuseum Twenthe - Enschede
    'to be / herman de vries / verzamelingen', September 9, 2011-January 8, 2012.
    [invitation card]
  • Kunstvereniging Diepenheim - Diepenheim
    'i am - Diepenheim eert herman de vries eert Diepenheim', September 9-25, 2011. Curated by Cees de Boer.
    [catalogue] [edition] [poster]
  • Galerie Wit - Wageningen
    'herman de vries. homogeen & heterogeen', August 21-September 11, 2011.
    [invitation card]
  • Kröller-Müller Museum - Otterlo
    'herman de vries 80 jaar', July 11, 2011-February 29, 2012.
  • Galerie Mueller-Roth - Stuttgart
    'herman de vries', May 6-July 2, 2011.
    [invitation card]
  • Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire - Chaumont-sur-Loire
    'herman de vries. lavande', April 8-November 3, 2011.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Galerie Borzo - Amsterdam
    'Na Nul / After Zero', November 12-December 3, 2011.
  • Forum Botanische Kunst - Thüngersheim
    'Laubwerk - Astwerk', September 24-December 18, 2011.
  • De Rijk Fine Art - The Hague
    'nul = zero', September 17-November 12, 2011.
  • Stedelijk Museum Schiedam - Schiedam
    'nul = 0 : dutch avant-garde in an international context, 1961-1966, September 11, 2011-January 22, 2012.
  • Art Affairs - Amsterdam
    'herman de vries 80, nul=zero and contemporaries', September 9-October 22, 2011.
    [invitation card]
  • Galerie des Grands Bains Douches de la Plaine - Marseille
    'Arts Psychoactifs', June 23- August 27, 2011. Curated by Antoine Perpère.
    [press release]
  • Biennale di Venezia - Venice
    'Personal Structures', Palazzo Bembo, June 1-November 27, 2011.
  • Verbeke Foundation - Kemzeke (B)
    'Gingko Sempervirens', May 1-October 30, 2011.
  • Galerie Annex14 - Bern
    'Galerie Lydia Megert – "mise au point"', April 8-21, 2011.
  • Galerie Aline Vidal - Paris
    From 28 March to 4 April Galerie Aline Vidal shows 'ashes of joy' at the Salon de Dessin 2011, Paris.
  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam - Amsterdam
    'The Temporary Stedelijk 2', March 3-May 8, 2011.
  • Elke Dröscher Galerie - Kunstraum Falkenstein - Hamburg
    'Farbe als Thema', February 8-March 31, 2011.
  • Centre des livres d'artistes Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
    'pièces manquantes / appel à cotisations', February 12-June 25, 2011; 'petite histoire chuchotée d'une collection : poésies concrète, visuelle (pour mémoire)', 15th February-16th April, 2011 and 'petite histoire chuchotée d'une collection : pour information 1 (passe à ton voisin)', April 20-June 25, 2011.