v70-27b random objectivation

catalogue number: hdv 1970.062.
creation date: 1970
classification: sculpture
work type: relief
medium: inside each of the squares of a 25 × 25 cm grid 20 wooden elements (1 × 2 × 1.5 cm) with at random place and direction, on chipboard and painted with white acrylic paint
dimensions: 100 × 100 cm
signature and inscriptions: signed, dated and titled on the reverse
current repository: current location unknown
current repository number:
collecting history: anon. sale, 'Post-War and Contemporary Art', Christie's Amsterdam, April 30-May 1, 2019 (Lot nr. 101)
Jan and Tineke Hoekstra collection, Haren (acquired directly from the artist in 1971)
related works:
comment: created in cooperation with Biddle (b)
the work has been repaired and repainted in 1995
photo/scan: courtesy Christie's Amsterdam
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
1992 'Keuze uit de verzameling van Jan Hoekstra', Groninger Museum, Groningen [group]
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) image repr. on page 90, 148 (catalogue number 2.29).
exhibition flyer Keuze uit de verzameling van Jan Hoekstra (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1992) image repr. on p. [2].
monograph Cees de Boer, Overal stroomt mijn oog (Uitgeverij De Kunst : Zwolle 2014) image repr. on page 105, 178.