v74-30s random color dots in a random grid

catalogue number: hdv 1974.010.
date created: 1974
classification: drawings
work type: drawing
medium: 300 dots drawn with red, yellow and blue ink (in 5 sizes) randomly distributed; in 10 excepted sub-areas, place and Ø at random, there is 1 dot size and 1 color for the whole sub-area; on paper
dimensions: 73 × 102 cm
signature and inscriptions: [titled, signed and dated on the reverse (pencil)]
current repository: collection Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (2015)
current repository number: RP-T-2015-12
collecting history:
related works:
comment: created in cooperation with susanne jacob de vries (s)
photo/scan: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
exhibition history
1975 'herman de vries. random shapes', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
1990 'herman de vries. a phantom & a dream', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
1991 'herman de vries. terre, vie et poésie', Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux
1998 'herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit', Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
2015 'herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations', Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. random shapes (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam : Amsterdam 1975) no image repr. (catalogue number 51).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. terre, vie et poésie (Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux) image repr. on page 22, 46.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) image repr. on page 42 (lower).
monograph herman de vries (Galerie Aline Vidal/Anthèse : Paris 2000) image repr. on page 25.
monograph Mel Gooding, herman de vries. chance and change (Thames & Hudson : London 2006) image repr. on page 18.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) image repr. on page 32 (top), 88.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) image repr. on page 65, 77.