• 1973-00-00-080a
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  • 1973-00-00-080b
  • 1973-00-00-080c

herman de vries. look out of any window - chance & change situations

catalogue number: hdv 1973.081.2
date created: 1973
classification: editions & publications
work type: artist's publication
medium: 16 pages with 13 plates of black & white photographs, taken from the home in Eschenau, and text, on paper; text: chance of change: change of chance / change of chance: chance of change, and a part of the song 'box of rain' by the group Grateful Death from their album American Beauty: look out of any window / any morning any evening any day/ maybe the sun is shining / birds are winging / rain is falling from a heavy sky / what do you want me to do / to do for you / to see you through / for this is all a dream we dreamed / one afternoon on the gulf; in paper cover (in various colours)
dimensions: each page 10.5 × 7.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: numbered on the reverse of the back cover (graphite pencil)
edition: 80, numbered 1/80 - 80/80
published and edited by the International artist's cooperation [iac edition 35], Central Office, Klaus Groh, Roter Steinweg 2a, 2901 Friedrichsfehn [1973]
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collecting history:
related works: the original series of black/white photographs V73-268 look out of any window (1973)
comment: the booklet was reprinted in 2004
photo/scan: archive herman de vries
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980: 1. informeel, monochroom, wit; 2. random objectivation; 3. experimenten met taal; 4. chance & change; 5. werkelijkheid als zelfstandig document, natuur; 6. postal messages / [samenstelling tentoonstelling en catalogus Frans Haks, Paul Vries] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) image repr. on pages 114-115, 150 (catalogue number 4.21).
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné / textes de herman de vries, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix, Didier Mathieu (Centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) images repr. on page 115, 114 (catalogue number 20).