catalogue number: hdv 1969.012.8
date created: 1969
classification: works on paper
work type: collage
medium: text by L. Wittgenstein, Tractatus logico-philosophicus 2.17 divided in 3 parts: I. 'was das bild mit der wirklichkeit' II. 'gemein haben muss, um sie auf seine art und weise - richtig oder falsch - abbilden' III. 'zu können, ist seine form der abbildung'; at random size and place of the letters in I., at random place and direction of the words in II and sentence of III from left to right; black rub-off letters on paper
dimensions: 50 × 65 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled, signed and dated/work number on the reverse [?]
current repository: unknown
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rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1970 'herman de vries. random objectivations', Kunsthistorisch Instituut, Amsterdam
1975 'herman de vries. random shapes', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. random objectivations (Kunsthistorisch Instituut : Amsterdam 1970) image repr., [unpaged] (catalogue number 20).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. random shapes (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam : Amsterdam 1975) no image repr. (catalogue number 26).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) image repr. on page 108 - lower (catalogue number 3.7).