• 1975-00-00-102a
  • 1975-00-00-102b
  • 1975-00-00-102c

about the flood I-III

catalogue number: hdv 1975.083.a-c
date created: 1975
classification: mail- & stamp art
work type: mail art
medium: 3 colour postcards bought by herman de vries in Vientiane - Laos, representing the flood in 1966
dimensions: each postcard 9 × 14.2 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'about the flood', signed (blue ink) and numbered 'I [-III]' (graphite pencil) on the reverse
edition: edition 5, numbered 1/5 - 5/5
current repository: [1/5] collection herman and susanne de vries
[*/5] private collection, Amsterdam
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works:
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/l-cs
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) images repr. on page 140-141 (catalogue number 6.9).
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) no images repr., 148 (catalogue number 35).