square grid complexities

catalogue number: hdv 1975.082.2
date created: 1974-1975
classification: editions & publications
work type: print series
medium: 1 sheet with title, artist and publisher (printed), followed by 5 sheets with prints showing horizontal and vertical lines (0.8 mm) drawn with coloured printing ink at 5 mm (sheet 1), 2 cm (sheet 2), 8 cm (sheet 3), 32 cm (sheet 4) and 128 cm (sheet 5, just 1 line at 5 mm from left side and top) with at random choice of colour (red, blue, green, orange, yellow and violet), on paper; in double-sided cardboard portfolio (outside white, inside brown) with an eyelet label mounted on the portfolio (with title, artist and publisher stamped with violet ink); the prints were created in 1974 with work number v74-61
dimensions: each sheet 69 × 69 cm
signature and inscriptions: each print signed and numbered + hare stamp on the reverse
edition: editions média, neuchâtel 1975
edition 60, numbered 1/60-60/60
current repository:
[23/60] collection Musée L, Louvain-La-Neuve
[30/60] private collection, Hulshorst
[50/60] collection Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar
[*/60] Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (rep. number A 39897/1-6)
[*/60] Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (rep. number 5642-a-e)
[*/60] Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo (rep. number KM 131.413)
current repository number: [23/60] 2021.451-2021.451.05
collecting history:
related works:
photo/scan: Peter Cox/Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1976 'Quinta Biennale internazionale della grafica d'arte', Palazzo Strozzi, Florence [group]
published references
exhibition catalogue Quinta Biennale internazionale della grafica d'arte : [mostra] Palazzo Strozzi [...] (Unione Fiorentina : Firenze 1976) vol. 1, p. 164-165.
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) no images repr., 139 (catalogue number 32).