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1971

  • [no title], in exhibition catalogue Sammlung Cremer (Heidelberger Kunstverein : Heidelberg 1971) 182-184. The first part of the text ein biogra[p]hie ... was published in futura n° 23 (Edition Hansjörg Mayer : Stuttgart 1967).
  • '"integratie-anticipatie"'. Fragments from a lecture for the Plus-Meeting, Museum van schone kunsten Gent, 12.4.67, in Plus-Nieuws n° 9 (Ghent 1971) [5-6 and 8].
  • [no title], in flyer for exhibition 'herman de vries' (Galerie Ursula Lichter : Frankfurt am Main 1971).

1972

  • '[non voglio essere incassellato fra i costruttivisti ...]', in exhibition catalogue Programmi sistematici. Schriftenreihe Mostra/Galleria Milano 74 (Galleria Milano : Milano, 1972) [4].
  • spoken text eine offene sprache für eine offene philosophie', in '- on language -', published in subverse 8. tijdschrift voor een nieuwe powezie (ijmuiden, augustus 1972) 2. Reprinted with addtional translations in English and Dutch in herman de vries : vijf manifesten over taal - en een gedicht = fünf manifeste über sprache - und ein gedicht ... (artists press : bern 1975).
  • 'geturfd vel / scored paper', in AH (tijdschrift voor verbaal-plasticisme / review for verbal-plasticism) n° 9 'kinesic poetry' (Utrecht 1972). This issue consists of a collection of losse leaves in a cover. The contribution of herman de vries is a reproduction of a drawing, signed 'her 1961'.
  • 'random objectivation', in revue integration. review for a new conception in art and culture / revue voor een nieuwe konseptie ... n° 13/14 (eschenau 1972) [578-579].
  • 'random-dot-multiplicator-graphics v72/21-23', in revue integration. review for a new conception in art and culture / revue voor een nieuwe konseptie ... n° 13/14 (eschenau 1972) [599-606].
  • 'semanties perpspektief', in revue integration. review for a new conception in art and culture / revue voor een nieuwe konseptie ... n° 13/14 (eschenau 1972) [657].

1973

  • spoken text statement (my poetry is the world)', written in 1972 and published in exhibition catalogue Kijkijk 73. Expositie van Nederlandse visuele poezie (Galerie De Vaart : Hilversum 1973).
  • 'look out of any window', in look out of any window : chance & change situations. iac edition 35 (international artist's cooperation (ed. Klaus Groh) : friedrichsfehn 1973). The text is partly by the Grateful Dead. Reprinted in to be (Stuttgart 1995) 87.
  • [letter] 'eschenau 10.9.72', in exhibition catalogue Sammlung Cremer. Europäische Avantgarde 1950 bis 1970 (Kunsthalle Tübingen : Tübingen 1973) 201.

1974

  • '[in de trein van arnhem naar frankfurt ...]', in journal of the exhibition herman de vries. toevallige lijn- en punt raster strukturen / random line- and dot grid structures (Galerie Swart : Amsterdam 1974) 2 (ill.). Reprinted in exhibition catalogue De volle maan 22 - Engelse en Nederlandse rationele tekeningen (De volle maan : Utrecht 1976) [46] and in herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum : Otterlo 2015) 7; the German translation 'im zug von arnheim nach frankfurt ...]' is published in to be (Stuttgart 1995) 72-73, the English in herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum : Otterlo 2015) 7.
  • 'eschenau 10.4.74', in exhibition catalogue Informele kunst (Kunsthistorisch Instituut : Amsterdam 1974) 20-21.
  • 'manzoni', in exhibition catalogue Piero Manzoni (Studio Brescia : Brescia 1974) 2. Reprinted in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 90.

1975

  • spoken text 'een vruchtbare wandeling = eine fruchtbare wanderung', in herman de vries, asiatische & eschenauer texte (artists press : bern 1975). Reprinted in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 80.
  • 'die entscheidungen des dichters herman de vries', in Anthology visuele poëzie : 133 dichters uit 25 landen. Visual poetry anthology : 133 poets from 25 countries / samengesteld door G.J. de Rook (Bert Bakker : Den Haag 1975) 210-212.
  • 'was der zufall ist, das weiss ich nicht', in foldout 3 Konzepte aus Holland : Dekkers, Hilgemann, de vries (Galerie Seebacher : Bludenz-Nüziders 1975).
  • 'eschenau 10.9.74', in catalogue Symposium Gorinchem 1974 (Kunstcentrum Badhuis : Gorinchem 1975) 67.
  • 'the courtyard : standpoint space', in Museumjournaal 50, n° 1 (1975) 16-17.
  • 'a random sample of my visual chances in pokhara, 28.11.1974', in Museumjournaal 50, n° 1 (1975) 18-19.
  • 'the wittgenstein papers - fragmentarische argumente von herman de vries', in Transit : taal beeld taal n° 1 (Stichting Brummense Uitgeverij : Beuningen 1975) 24-28. Reprinted in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 178-182 and in article Urs and Rös Graf, 'The Wittgenstein-Papers van Herman de Vries', in Museumjournaal. Tweemaandelijkse publikatie voor moderne kunst van 30 Nederlandse musea en kulturele centra 25, Nr. 6 (1980) 238-240 (ill.).
  • [no title], in exhibition catalogue Stempelkunst / samengesteld door G.J. de Rook ('t Hoogt : Utrecht 1975) [169].

1976

  • '- a line -', in the English edition of Museumjournaal n° 6 (1976) 239.
  • 'two different chance &change situations, following simular chance-channels and situated on similar but locally different chance fields. v73-250/251', in the English edition of Museumjournaal n° 6 (1976) 248-249. Reprinted in catalogue Copier/Recopier. Anthologie photographique (Galerie & Edition Gaëtan : Carouge 1977).
  • 'a random sample of my visual chances in luang prabang (laos) at 18.1.1975', in the English edition of Museumjournaal n° 6 (1976) 250-251.
  • 'translations - an essay on language and reality by herman de vries', in Transit 3. Translation transformation (Stichting Brummense Uitgeverij van Luxe Werkjes : Beuningen 1976) 29-33 (ill.).
  • '"winiarski, games" [inleiding bij de tentoonstelling in kunstcentrum badhuis 24.4.1976]', in De Lingestreek 28 April 1976. Reprinted in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 187 and in German translation in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 95-97.

1977

  • [no title], in Weerberichten (Poëziehuis : Duiven 1977).
  • [no title], in 7 x '77 - zeven sistematici voor 1977 (Editie Multi Art Points : Amsterdam 1977).
  • [no title], in Kunst per post - Mail Art (Gerrit Jan de Rook : Utrecht 1977) 16,[22].

1978

  • 'this communication is actually no communication, therefore we call it communication', in B n° 10 (Schönholzerswilen 1978) 16-17.
  • '"bilder als bilder" 1971-1972', in exhibition catalogue Poesia e prosa delle avanguardie. Esperienze di una rivista: Lotta Poetica 1971-1975 ; comune di Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio, 20 febbraio - 20 marzo 78. Factotumboek 1 (edizioni factotum art : Calaone-Baone 1978) (ill.).
  • [no title], in exhibition catalogue Woran merken Sie, daß Sie in der Bundesrepublik in einer Demokratie leben? / Michael Fehr, Bernhard Sandfort (Museum Bochum : Bochum 1978) [38].
  • [no title], in Reaktion n° 4 (Verlag Leaman : Düsseldorf 1978) 4 fol. [4 dried leaves].

1979

  • 'life moments, kathmandu', in Mèla postcard book : una raccolta di cartoline d'artista a cura da Maurizio Nannucci = A collection of artists' postcards edited by Maurizio. First publication in a series of special editions published between each issue of the magazine Méla, edited by Biancoenero Edizioni d'Arte, Roma 1979.
  • '16 dm²', in folder herman de vries - 16 dm² (Edition Lydia Megert : Bern 1979).

1980

  • 'tekst diskussie-inleiding benedictijner klooster "de slangenburg"', written in 1966, published in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 159.
  • 'white', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 160-165.
  • 'a random sample of the seeings of my beings', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 172-177. Translated in German and published in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 82-85.
  • 'über die "asiatische und eschenauer texte"', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 183-186. Translated in French in herman de vries. les livres & les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes/pays-paysage : saint-yrieix-la-perche 2005) 135-138.
  • '[ik kocht dit op de buleswhara-market in bombay ...]', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 188 (ill.).
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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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