v68-25 random objectivation

catalogue number: hdv 1968.062.6
date created: 1968
classification: sculpture and reliefs
work type: relief
medium: 24 wooden elements (Ø 20 cm) arranged with at random location and number (= 24) starting from the center with a random choice from 36 possible directions and placed on small wooden block with height 3.5, 7, 10.5 or 14 cm depending on priority; wood and white paint on chipboard
dimensions: Ø 120 × 18 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'random / objectivation', signed and dated/work number 'V68-25' on the reverse
current repository: collection Kunstmuseum Den Haag, The Hague
current repository number: beo-1969-0002
collecting history: acquired directly from the artist
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1968 'herman de vries. toevalsstrukturen', Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
2023 'Breaking boundaries - art of the 1960s', Kunstmuseum Den Haag, The Hague [group]
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 32).