1966/40 toevals-struktuur

catalogue number: hdv 1966.062.22
date created: 1966
classification: sculpture
work type: relief
medium: 289 blocks (14 × 14 × 28 mm) arranged inside the squares of a 17 × 17 grid with at random direction (horizontal/vertical); wood and white lacquer paint on aluminium
dimensions: 100 × 100 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'toevals-struktuur', signed and dated/work number '1966/40' on the reverse [?]
current repository: Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
current repository number: K 66319
collecting history: collection Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (deposit Stedelijk Museum Schiedam)
related works:
comment: created in cooperation with A. de Zwart
photo/scan: Tom Haartsen/Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (2014)
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
exhibition history
1971 'Tendances constructivistes dans l'art hollandais après 1945', Musée des Beaux-Arts, Liège (Europalia) [group]
2011 'nul = 0. dutch avant-garde in an international context, 1961-1966', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam [group]
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
2018 'Freiraum der Kunst. Die Studiogalerie der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt 1964–1968', Museum Giersch, Frankfurt am Main [group]
published references
publication 'randomised structure', in Panel 13 Information n° 3 (Ung Dansk Kunst : Copenhagen 1969) 3 [mistakenly with work number v66-42 instead of v66-40].
exhibition catalogue Europalia. Tendances constructivistes dans l'art hollandais après 1945 : Liège Musée des Beaux-Arts 22 octobre-21 novembre 1971 (Europalia : Liège 1971) no image repr., 45 (catalogue number 1).
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 herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) image repr. on page 25, 87.
exhibition catalogue Freiraum der Kunst. Die Studiogalerie der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt 1964–1968 (Michael Imhof Verlag : Petersberg 2018) image repr. on page 241.