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publications and editions

 

1981

    • documents of a stream. schetsboek 1976-81 van herman de vries. volumes I & II
      het apollohuis : eindhoven / van reekummuseum : apeldoorn 1981
      volume I : 238 p. (29,5 × 21 cm)
      volume II: 216 p. (29,5 × 21 cm)
      edition 40, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 57]
  • concept
    eschenau summer press publications 18
    [les livres et les publications 58]

1982

    • gesammelt: botanischer garten bern, 20.10.1982
      [collected: botanic garden bern, 20.10.1982]
      edition lydia megert : bern 1982
      collage of ginkgo leaves on white cardboard (36 × 60 cm)
      edition 29 copies, numbered and signed
      see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
      [not in les livres et les publications]
    • chance & change processes & situations, morocco 1973
      edition lydia megert : bern 1982
      5 leporello's presenting 16 original photographs (each photo: 18 × 27 cm)
      printed by hand and attached on linen in a board box
      edition 17 + 4 e.a., numbered and signed
      see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
      [les livres et les publications 59]
    • "from here"
      text antoinette hilgemann de stigter
      kunstinformatie 36 (kunstcentrum badhuis : gorinchem 1982) n° 1
      20 p. (10.5 × 15 cm)
      [les livres et les publications 60]

1983

    • belladonna
      het apollohuis : eindhoven 1983
      68 leaves (21 × 29.7 cm)
      edition 35, signed
      The book features 26 reproduced pages of esoteric, occult, and scientific texts in German and English concerning the uses and effects of atropa belladonna, and 34 high-contrast still images drawn from the eponymous short film, printed as high-quality photocopies, most depicting actress BB Grögel
      [les livres et les publications 61]

1984

    • mind-moving. a collection materials
      galerie d+c müller-roth : stuttgart 1984
      80 fol. (29.7 × 21 cm)
      edition 33, numbered and signed
      [les livres et les publications 62]
    • natural-relations I, – die marokkanische sammlung –
      [photographs susanne jacob de vries, herman de vries, nikolaus koliusis]
      institut für moderne kunst : nürnberg / galerie d+c mueller-roth : stuttgart 1984
      288 p. (29.7 × 21 cm)
      edition 500, numbered + special edition
      [les livres et les publications 63a and 63b]
  • rosa damascena
    the eschenau summer press 25
    [les livres et les publications 64]<

1985

    • 10 random realisations of one program
      text von dietmar guderian
      edition hoffmann : friedberg 1985
      11 pl. (50 × 50 cm)
      edition 50, numbered and signed
      [les livres et les publications 65]
  • cover from earth, 1985
    • from earth - collected in morocco
      edition lydia megert : bern 1985
      6 fol. (14.8 × 10.5 cm)
      cassette with 6 cards (14.9 × 10.4 cm)
      edition 13, numbered and signed
      [les livres et les publications 66]
    • Origin of the samples:
      • 1. immessouane
        2. sidi moktar
        3. dayet iffer
        4. chichaoua
        5. ait atab
        6. bekrite

1986

  • von wirklichkeit und sprache
    eschenau summer press publication 27
    [les livres et les publications 67]

1987

  • cover from earth, 1987
    • from earth - gomera
      edition lydia megert : bern 1987
      112 p. (28.5 × 22.8 × 4.7 cm)
      edition 10, numbered and signed
      book with 112 pages of which 108 pages with earth rubbings, the last three pages show sectional views of the earths, on the added schematic map are indicated the origins of the earth-samples.
      see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
      [les livres et les publications 68]
  • cover from earth, 1987
    • from earth
      via lattea [ed. by herman] : arnhem 1987
      8 fol. (14.8 × 10.5 cm)
      edition 11
      [les livres et les publications 69]
  • cover collecting notes, 1987
    • collecting notes
      edited by the artist : eschenau 1987
      68 p. (17 × 13.3 cm)
      edition 108 (numbered, signed)
      [les livres et les publications 70]
      [read the text]
    • mind moving - a collection materials
      kiesewetter & cooke : arnhem 1987
      non-authorised reprint of the 1984 edition
      72 p. (29.7 × 21 cm) + 24 p. (21 × 14.8 cm) + 1 fol.
      edition 100, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 71]
    • water. the music of sound 1
      lörbach : werner pieper [1987]
      audio cassette
      edition 150
      [les livres et les publications 72]

1988

    • ich bin was ich bin - flora incorporata
      natural relations, 2
      ottenhausen verlag : piesport 1988
      hardcover. 478 p. (18.6 × 14 × 3.5 cm)
      edition 300, numbered and signed + special edition, numbered I-XV
      see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
      [les livres et les publications 73a and 73b]

1989

    • natural relations – eine skizze
      text michael fehr ; fotos susanne jacob de vries, herman de vries, bruno schneyer, nikolaus koliusis, martin hanslmeier, babette hilgemann, heinz günter mebusch
      karl ernst osthaus-museum : hagen / verlag für moderne kunst : nürnberg 1989
      800 p. (24.5 × 17.5 × 5.5 cm)
      edition 2000
      [les livres et les publications 74]
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bibliographic references

• herman de vries. les livres et les publications. catalogue raisonné / textes de herman de vries, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix, Didier Mathieu (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005)

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• herman de vries – die Wirklichkeit im Bild. Künstlerbücher 1960-1985 / José Brokken-Zijp en Hans Brokken (Museum van Bommel van Dam : Venlo 2015)