v71-185 (sketchbook XI 'cairo [...] eschenau'/ III)

catalogue number: 1971.01.122
executed: 1971
classification: works on paper
object/work type: drawing
technique/material: pencil, black ink on paper
inside the intersections of a 1 × 1 cm grid, 2 lines are drawn from intersection to intersection starting from randomly selected points on the left border with randomly selected distances (1-10 cm); the areas between the lines are randomly found and colored black
dimensions: 24 × 32 cm (motif size 24 × 24 cm)
signature and inscriptions: [on the front (pencil)] III and 90 in circle + V71-185 // bombay and notes on the program + correzzioni!
[on the reverse] V71-185 // herman de vries // vlakjes van de golf nog zwart maken [note herman de vries]
current location: collection Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart (DKM Gr. 1011, 11)
collecting history: acquired directly from the artist
related works:
photo/scan: courtesy Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
published references
anthology random objectivations. collection autori, 1 (edizioni amodulo : villanuova sul clisi 1972) image repr. on fol. 89.