1972-03-11-0260
 

v72-26 - semantic chance   semantic change

catalogue number: hdv 1972.011.
date created: 1972
classification: drawings
work type: collage series
medium: 14 sheets in portfolio; on the first sheet (on the front) title and author in black ink (handwritten) and the last sheet is empty; 12 sheets with collages; images from magazines are cut in squares (3 × 3 cm) and randomly arranged in a grid pattern
dimensions: (14 sheets) 43 × 43 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'semantic chance   semantic change // change of semantics   semantics of change // chance of semantics   semantics of chance', author, dated and work number on the title page (black ink)
edition: 1/1
[published by the artist : eschenau] 1972
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works:
comment: collages from left to right:
  • title page
  • [v72-26/1] fragment of a lotus pond in color, but missing (14.8 × 11.9 cm)
  • [v72-26/2] fragment of the Isenheimer Altar in Colmar (20.7 × 20.55 cm)
  • [v72-26/3] as [2] but 4 elements (6.55 × 6.6 cm)
  • [v72-26/4] 6 groups of 4 elements; fragments of shopping women (20.5 × 13.8 cm)
  • [v72-26/5] picture of a girl from the 'Schönheitsgalerie' magazine Quick (23.6 × 23.95 cm)
  • [v72-26/6] fragment of a flower still life by Breughel (19.5 × 23.65 cm)
  • [v72-26/7] as [6] but 4 elements (8.9 × 8.7 cm)
  • [v72-26/8] advertisement Campari (15.7 × 27.8 cm)
  • [v72-26/9] as [8] but 4 elements (8.7 × 8.7 cm)
  • [v72-26/10] as [3], but black/white and 4 elements (6.1 × 6.1 cm)
  • [v72-26/11] road with forest and sunset (16.8 × 16.9 cm)
  • [v72-26/12] as [1] but 1 element (3.65 × 3.75 cm)
  • empty sheet
photo/scan:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1975 'herman de vries. random shapes', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. random shapes (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam : Amsterdam 1975) no image repr. (catalogue number 21).
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) images repr. on pages 104-108, 103 (catalogue number 15).