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v72-65s manuscript for Subvers n° 8 - on language -

catalogue number: 1972.10.5
executed: 1972
classification: works on paper
object/work type: collages/drawings
technique/material: black ink on white paper
manuscript for magazine Subverse 8. tijdschrift voor een nieuwe powezie special number by herman de vries '- on language - logical sentences, semantic structure fields, open semantic fields, semantic perspectiv[e]s, semantic sign, argumentstellen, semiotic structure fields, samples, tautologies, e.o.'. Subverse is edited by Hans Clavin and published in August 1972. The contributions by herman de vries are numbered 3-21
dimensions: 29.7 × 21 cm
signature and inscriptions: []
edition: 600 copies, numbered
published by Subvers Press/Hans Clavin : IJmuiden 1972
current location: current location of the original unknown
collecting history:
related works:
comment: rsexecuted in cooperation with susanne jacob de vries (s)
photo/scan:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
extended description
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a random sample from my library
1972-06-00-065d[v72-65s/ page 4]
a random distribution of a random sample from Hugh Davson, The Eye (London/New York 1962). Published before (in another typography) in 'the eye. a random sample', in integration 4. revue voor de nieuwe konseptie in kunst en kultuur = ... (1965) [158]. Reprinted in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) [32]
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a random distribution of a random sample from newspapers in 13 languages and 11 scripts: Singalesian, Kannada, Tamil, German, Marathi, Serbian, Dutch Greek, Arabic, Malayalam and Hindi
1972-06-00-065f[v72-65s/ page 6]
a random distribution of the text 'die welt ist alles was der fall ist'[source: L. Wittgenstein, Tractatus logico-philosophicus (Frankfurt 1968) 1]. Also published in v68-103 die welt ist alles was der fall ist for herman de vries. Haags Gemeentemuseum, 27 september-11 november 1968. Prentenkabinet 25 (Haags Gemeentemuseum : Den Haag 1968)
1972-06-00-065g[v72-65s/ page 7]
a random distribution of the text 'alles was wir sehen, könnte auch anders sein'[source: L. Wittgenstein, Tractatus logico-philosophicus (Frankfurt am Main 1968) 5.634]. Also published as v71-59 and a copy was made to be reproduced in the foldout of the exhibition 'herman de vries' in Galerie Ursula Lichter, Frankfurt am Main (1971)
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a random distribution of chosen photographic material from an issue of Der Spiegel (February 1972)
1972-06-00-065i[v72-65s/ page 9]
a photograph of G.I.’s, back from Vietnam [source: Bild der Zeit Heft 6 (June 1971)] cut in pieces and remounted at random
1972-06-00-065j[v72-65s/ page 10]
origin of the photograph Der Spiegel (February 1972)
1972-06-00-065k[v72-65s/ page 11]
advertisement from the Indian The Inquilab (January 26, 1972)
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random distribution of dots; visually referring to L. Wittgenstein 'der raumpunkt ist eine argumentstelle' [source: L. Wittgenstein, Tractatus logico-philosophicus 2.0131 (Frankfurt am Main 1968)]
1972-06-00-065m[v72-65s/ page 13]
random distribution of dots; visually referring to L. Wittgenstein 'der raumpunkt ist eine argumentstelle' [source: L. Wittgenstein, Tractatus logico-philosophicus 2.0131 (Frankfurt am Main 1968)]
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fields of randomly chosen numbers in random distributions
1972-06-00-065o[v72-65s/ page 15]
fields of randomly chosen types in random distributions. The types come from the following scripts Latin, Greek, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil, Singalese and Cyrillic
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random dots of different shapes; programs as v69-21 (sketchbook VI/ I) and v71-36 (sketchbook VI/ XVIII)
1972-06-00-065r[v72-65s/ page 18]
random dots of different shapes; programs as v69-21 (sketchbook VI/ I) and v71-36 (sketchbook VI/ XVIII)
1972-06-00-065s[v72-65s/ page 19]
this series of photographs is a random sample out of the series 'last weeks – a random sample of my being', which was taken in the period 31/5-4/6 1972
1972-06-00-065t[v72-65s/ page 20]
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published references
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 110-113, 109 (catalogue number 18).