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v72-78s random movement fields

catalogue number: 1972.08.11
executed: 1972
classification: works on paper
object/work type: embossing
technique/material: white paper
randomly selected fields with random number of lines (→ 7) and dashes (→ 150) with placement at random and directed to random corners of the fields
dimensions: 50 × 65 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the reverse, bottom right (pencil)] [number]/100 // herman de vries 1972 // V72-78S
edition: edition of 100 + XXXVII a.p. copies
published by Modern Art Gallery : Berlin 1972
current location: [VI/XXXVII] private collection, Amsterdam
collecting history:
related works:
comment: executed in cooperation with susanne jacob de vries (s)
the original design for the embossing was made on blue graph paper; title in German 'zufällige strömungsfelder'
source: notes from the archive of Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart indicate only 37 were realised
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2013 'Oplagen, 1/X , 2/X , ... X/X , X = 1 , 2 , ... X', Galerie Wit, Wageningen