[untitled (2 small round poles)]

catalogue number: hdv 1962.061.15
date created: 1962
classification: sculpture
work type: object
medium: wooden poles, white paint mixed with quartz sand
dimensions: each pole 26.5 cm × Ø 5 cm
signature and inscriptions: signed (initial) 'V' on the base
current repository: private collection, Amsterdam
current repository number:
collecting history: collection Peter Below/ArtBase (2001)
related works:
comment: on a photograph of the works by herman de vries in the exhibition 'NUL', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (1962), a set of 2 small poles can be seen, but standing on a base.
photo/scan: Lilian Seegers, Amsterdam (2015)
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1962 'NUL', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam [group]
1963 'herman de vries. Objekten', Metz & Co., Amsterdam
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]
2015 'ZERO. Let us explore the stars', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam [group]
2019 'Manzoni in Holland', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam [group]
2019-2020 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
published references
exhibition catalogue objekten van herman de vries (Metz & Co. : Amsterdam 1963) no image repr. (catalogue number 51).
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].
exhibition catalogue Manzoni in Holland (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam / nai10 uitgevers : Rotterdam 2019) image repr. on page 158.