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|In 2001 herman de vries created at the Museum Gassendi le cabinet de botanique en l'honneur du docteur honnorat, an installation in tribute to naturalist and physician Simon-Jude de Honnorat.|
|The earth museum, now housed at the Museum Gassendi, holds over 7,000 earth samples. Begun in 1976, it is an extensive and diverse collection and constitutes a compendium in which every type of earth is represented.|
|The sanctuaire de Roche-Rousse encloses with gold-tipped railings the ruins of a farm, preventing any further access to them, allowing them time to complete their ruin, and protecting the growing of plants.|
|In 2005 de vries has created traces, interventions in the landscape of a most tactful kind: small texts and signs (dots) "engraved in gold in rocks and stones ..."|
Nadine Gomez, 'herman de vries et Digne, archives', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries (Fage Éditions : Lyon / Musée Gassendi : Digne-les-Bains 2009) 190-209.
Mel Gooding, A Point on the Surface of the Earth : two renaissance philosophers, a contemporary artist and a walk in the woods. The Rodd Lecture 2009 (Institute of Humanities & Creative Arts, University of Worcester : 2011) 24 p. (ill.).