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1966/15 permuteerbare text

catalogue number: hdv 1966.012.11
date created: 1966
classification: works on paper
work type: collage, experiments with language
medium: 51 randomly selected words from J. Huizinga Homo ludens. Proeve eener bepaling van het spelelement der cultuur (Haarlem 1940 2nd ed.); red and black rub-off letters, on paper
dimensions: 43 × 61.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'permuteerbare text / (toevalsmonster uit / - homo ludens van j. huizinga)', signed, dated 'febr. 1966' and work number 'V1966/15' on the reverse (graphite pencil)
current repository: collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (acquired directly from the artist)
current repository number: TEK-1969-0006
collecting history:
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1968 'herman de vries. toevalsstrukturen', Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
1968 'herman de vries', Slot Zeist, Zeist
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. Haags Gemeentemuseum, 27 september-11 november 1968. Prentenkabinet 25 (Haags Gemeentemuseum : Den Haag 1968) no image repr. (catalogue number 9).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries (Nederlandse Kunststichting : Zeist, 1968) no image repr., unpaged (catalogue number 54).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) image repr. on page 108 - top (catalogue number 3.2).