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texts and contributions


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).


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].

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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].


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.

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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].

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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]; also translated in English and German. The German version 'im zug von arnheim nach frankfurt ...]' is published in to be (Stuttgart 1995) 72-73.
'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.


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.
'[ein biogra[p]hie ...]', in exhibition catalogue Sammlung Cremer. Europäische Avantgarde 1950 bis 1970 (Kunsthalle Tübingen : Tübingen 1973) 201. Reprint from futura n° 23 (Edition Hansjörg Mayer : Stuttgart 1967).
[letter] 'eschenau 10.9.72', in exhibition catalogue Sammlung Cremer. Europäische Avantgarde 1950 bis 1970 (Kunsthalle Tübingen : Tübingen 1973) 201.


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].

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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).


1970

'freie chance', in foldout galerie m, Bochum (ill.).
[no title], in exhibition catalogue Exempla. Documenti di poesia concreta e visuale raccolti da Maurizio Nannucci (Firenze 1970) and in a different format in the catalogue Per una collocazione della poesia concreta e visuale (Galleria Peccolo : Livorno 1973).
'vrije kansen', in Bonies, Dekkers, De Vries ; Plus-Kern exhibitions October 27-December 5 in co-operation with Galerie Swart, Amsterdam. Plusnieuws 9 (Plus-Kern : Gent 1970) [6-7]. Reprinted in exhibition catalogue Herman de Vries : collages, tekeningen (Utrechtse Kring : Utrecht 1971) 1-2.
bibliographical reference
herman de vries
to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder auswahl von schriften und bildern 1954-1995

Cantz Verlag
Stuttgart 1995.

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.