chance & change - documents
  • 1975-00-00-103a
  • 1975-00-00-103b
  • 1975-00-00-103c
  • 1975-00-00-103d
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chance & change - documents comparative communication I-II

catalogue number: hdv 1975.081.3
date created: 1975
classification: printed matter
work type: artist's book
medium: 4 books with newspapers (see 'extended description') + title page, in linen binding
dimensions: variable dimensions
signature and inscriptions: titled, signed and dated on the title page
edition: 1/1
published by s.g. productions : Frankfurt am Main 1975
current repository: Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris
current repository number: FNAC 03-907 (1-4)
collecting history: acquired through Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris in 2003
related works: 'documents of comparative communication 17 february 2020 bahrein & bamberg' (2020)
comment:
photo/scan: courtesy Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
extended description
Ia. kathmandu 12-12 1974
14 different newspapers
60.8 × 39.5 × 2 cm
with photograph (13 × 9 cm) showing the place where the newspapers were bought
Ib. bern 12-12 1974
27 different newspapers in English, German, French, Turkish and Italian
62.3 × 44 × 5 cm
with photograph (13 × 9 cm) showing the kiosk where the newspapers were bought
IIa. kathmandu/dacca/bangkok/vientiane 10-12 1974 - 31-12 1974
47 diferent newspapers bought between 10 and 31 December 1974
60.8 × 42.5 × 5 cm
IIb. frankfurt/m 10-12 1974 - 31-12 1974
16 editions of the Frankfurter Allgemeine bought between 10 and 31 December 1974 in Frankfurt am Main
57.5 × 40 × 5 cm
exhibition history
1978 'Zeitungskunst 2', Verlagsgalerie Michael Leaman, Düsseldorf [group]
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
1998 'herman de vries - reizen 1970-1998. documents of a stream', Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede
published references
exhibition catalogue Zeitungskunst 2 (Verlagsgalerie Leaman : Düsseldorf 1978) image repr., not paged (catalogue numbers 54-57).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) no image repr. (catalogue number 4.17).
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) images repr. on pages 140-147, 139 (catalogue number 33).