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publications and editions

 

1992

  • stream, 1992
    • stream (water reproductions)
      waters of the dochart photographed by herman de vries at killin 2nd of june 1986
      series of 3 photographs in color, printed on kodak paper (each 46 × 66 cm) in a blue box with title, inside on the left side the note 'no beginning no end', on the right side the imprint
      edition of 17 copies, signed and numbered by the artist
      see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
      [les livres et les publications 75]

1993

    • meine poesie ist die welt
      galerie d+c mueller-roth : stuttgart 1993
      84 + 24 p. (26.6 × 20.7 cm)
      edition 13, numbered and signed
      based on the catalogue for the exhibition 'meine poesie ist die welt', added 24 pages
      [les livres et les publications 76]
    • from white earth / von weisser erde
      lydia megert edition : bern 1993
      7 sheets (27.4 × 20.9 cm), each with one sample of white earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: france, germany, greece, spain, curaçao, turkey and morocco, a sheet of japanese paper with a poem in english in a handlabeled box
      signed and numbered edition of 13 copies
      see also library of earth colours (2005)
      [les livres et les publications 77]

1994

  • remember gustav theodor fechner
    eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publication 33
    [les livres et les publications 79]

1995

  • cover terrae petrinsulares, 1995
    • terrae petrinsulares
      edition lydia megert : bern 1995
      14 fol. (15 × 10.5 cm)
      edition 7, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 80]
  • botanische werke : distelsamen
    the eschenau summer press publications 34
    [les livres et les publications 81]

1996

  • this
    the eschenau summer press publications 37
    [les livres et les publications 82]

1997

    • - green? -
      edition lydia megert : bern and montreuil/paris 1997
      9 sheets (22.9 × 17.9 cm), each with one sample of green earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: scotland, germany, switzerland, france and greece, a sheet of japanese paper with a printed poem in english in a handlabeled box
      signed and numbered edition of 11 copies
      including - supplement green? -, collected: hermigua, la gomera, 1 sheet added 2000 and - supplement II - green? -, origin: north cyprus, 1 sheet added 2002
      see also library of earth colours (2005)
      [les livres et les publications 83]
    • earth notes
      ed. by the artist : eschenau (1983) 1997-2008
      9 vols., each 224 p., containing 108 earth rubbings each (varying formats)
      edition 1
      [les livres et les publications 84]

1998

    • red! rouge! - from red earth   de la terre rouge -
      edition lydia megert : paris/montreuil 1998
      10 sheets (28.4 × 22.5 cm), each with one sample of red earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: germany, spain. france, canary islands, tunisia, jordan, denmark and greece, a sheet of japanese paper with a printed text in a handlabeled box
      signed and numbered edition of 17 copies
      see also library of earth colours (2005)
      [les livres et les publications 85]
    • de tuindorpcollecties. tuindorp de kievet, tilburg
      [voorwoord peter blankenstein]
      stichting bronzen beverfonds : tilburg / de mondriaan stichting : amsterdam 1998
      64 p. (23 × 16 cm)
      edition 2500
      guide which accompanied the project 'de tuindorpcollecties' in 'tuindorp De Kievit', Tilburg (see also project de tuindorpcollecties)
      [les livres et les publications 86]

1999

    • 108 x
      lydia megert editions : montreuil/paris 1999
      9 fol. (50 × 50 cm)
      edition 19 + 1 a.p., numbered and signed
      portfolio with 9 sheets each with a passe-partout, each with 12 small cellophan bags containing one item. Each bag contains one item, such as grass, earth, feathers, bark, animal hair, leaves, wings of butterflies, plus one cover page with handwritten title, signature and number of the edition; in a linen portfolio
      see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
      [not in les livres et les publications]
  • wörter
    eschenau summer press publication 42
    [les livres et les publications 87]
  • tutto
    eschenau summer press publication 44
    [les livres et les publications 88]
    • watergoed kop van overijssel
      Esselink Stichting : Zwolle / Mondriaan Stichting : Amsterdam 1999
      40 p. (29,7 × 21 cm)
      This edition is nr. 5 in the series of projects, initiated by the 'Praktijkbureau Beeldende Kunstopdrachten' (see also project watergoed kop van overijssel)
      [les livres et les publications 89]
    • the book of ashes, collected 1990-1999
      ed. by the artist : eschenau 1999
      220 p. (28.7 × 24.2 cm)
      edition 1
      [les livres et les publications 90]

2000

  • different & identic
    eschenau summer press publications 45
    [les livres et les publications 91]
    • - grey & gray - from earth
      edition lydia megert : bern and montreuil/paris 2000
      9 sheets (28.5 × 21 cm), each with one sample of grey earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths : greece, island, france, poland and switzerland in a handlabeled box
      signed and numbered edition of 17 copies
      see also library of earth colours (2005)
      [les livres et les publications 92]
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2011 to present

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)

Click here for a supplement for the years 2004-2012

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