random color dot structure

catalogue number: hdv 1975.01.9
executed: 1975
classification: works on paper
object/work type: drawing
material/technique: coloured ink on white board
on the intersections of the lines of 2 × 2 cm grid, coloured dots of one size are placed; colours selected at random
dimensions: 73 × 102 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the reverse (pencil)]
current location: collection Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (RP-T-2015-11-5)
collecting history: acquired from the artist through Art Affairs, Amsterdam (2014)
related works:
photo/scan: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
exhibition history
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. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) image repr. on p. 43 (top).
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) no image repr., 88.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) image repr. on p. 52, 80.