[untitled (rotation pole)]

catalogue number: hdv 1961.06.
date created: 1961
classification: sculpture, multiples
medium: wooden object with white paint and quartz (7 holes in each side)
dimensions: 94.7 × 5 × 5 cm
signature and inscriptions: [signed (initial) and dated on the base (pencil)] V61
edition: edition of 10 copies, but only 3 realised
current location: [1/3] private collection, Amsterdam
[?/3] collection herman and susanne de vries (at Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart)
collecting history: [1/3] acquired at Sotheby's Amsterdam, Modern & Contemporary Art, May 17, 2011 (lot 73); Galerie Wulfengasse 14, Klagenfurt (from 1966 onwards Galerie Heide Hildebrand)
related works:
source: archive Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart (K7)
photo/scan: Lilian Seegers, Amsterdam (2015)
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1965 Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb [group]
1965 'Atelier II', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam [group]
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
2002 'Zero', Galerie Parade, Amsterdam [group]
2011 'nul = 0. dutch avant-garde in an international context, 1961-1966', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam [group]
2014 'ZERO. Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s', Guggenheim Museum, New York [group]
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) image repr. on page 63 (cat. number 1.58).
exhibition catalogue A Little-Known Story about a Movement, a Magazine, and the Computer's Arrival in Art. New Tendencies and Bit International, 1961-1973 (MIT Press : Cambridge MA 2011) image repr. on page 180.
exhibition catalogue nul = 0. The Dutch Nul Group in an International Context (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam / Nai Publishers : Rotterdam 2011) no image repr., 188 [also online available].
exhibition catalogue Zero (Walther König : Köln 2015) image repr. on page [535].