1978-00-00-1000
additional images
1978-00-00-1000 1978-00-00-100a 1978-00-00-100b 1978-00-00-100c

het SOHM BOEK

catalogue number: hdv 1978..1
date created: 1958-1978
classification:
work type: artist's book
medium: portfolio in black lacquered wooden box with labeled cover containing 57 sheets with collages, prints, drawings and photographs in varying sizes, mounted on sheets of one size and placed in chronological order from 1958 til 1977. The last sheet contains an envelope of pergamin paper with postmark 2.2.78. In it a dried maple leaf with handwritten note; cover sheet of black clay paper with attached label (black ink) "het SOHM boek / herman de vries."
dimensions: (57 sheets) 32.8 × 32.8 cm, with variable motif size (cassette 35 × 35 × 7.5 cm)
signature and inscriptions: signed and dated 'collected 31-10-'77 bern' on the last sheet (pencil)
numbered 'SB', titled, signed and dated (irregular) on the white sheet on which the individual works are attached (pencil)
edition: 1/1
current repository: collection Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
current repository number: AS 2016/2984
collecting history: collection Hanns Sohm, Markgröningen (gift of the artist)
related works:
comment: the book consists of the following works:
SB 1a title page
SB 2 'wit/weiss' (signed on the reverse)
SB 3 [untitled (collage trouvé)]
SB 4 [untitled] (1959)
SB 5 [untitled] print 2/12 (1959)
SB 6 [untitled] (1960)
SB 7 [untitled] (1960)
SB 8 [untitled] (1960)
SB 9 [untitled (reflecties)] (1960)
SB 10 [untitled (homogeneous structure)] (1962)
SB 11 [untitled] (1961)
SB 12 [untitled] (1961)
SB 13 [untitled] (1961)
SB 14 radering multiple 10/10 (1961)
SB 15 [untitled] (1961)
SB 16 [untitled] (1961)
SB 17 [untitled] (1961)
SB 18 [untitled] (1961)
SB 19 random objectivation (1962)
SB 20 random objectivation (1962/63)
SB 21 random objectivation (1963)
SB 22 [untitled (wit op wit)] (1963)
SB 23 [untitled (yellow printing)] print 1/2 (1963)
SB 24 camp at random (1964)
SB 25 1 × at random (1964)
SB 26 1966/62 toevalsobjektivering (1966)
SB 27 v67-43 random objectivation (1967)
SB 28 v67-46 random objectivation (1967)
SB 29 v67-67 at random situated lines (1967)
SB 30 v67-71 randomised figure (1967)
SB 31 v67-72 randomised figure (1967)
SB 32 v68-79 random objectivation (1968)
SB 33 v68-234 random objectivation (1968)
SB 34 v69-09 random objectivation drawing 2/5 (1969)
SB 35-37 v69-32a-c (1969)
SB 38 handwritten text of 'let's be rational' (see additional images)
SB 39 v69-33 random objectivation (1969)
SB 40 v69-34 re-emotionalisering (1969)
SB 41-43 v69-36a-c eb eb vloed (1969)
SB 44 v70-10 colors at random (1970)
SB 45 v70-11 random objectivation (1970)
SB 46 v67-15 print 6/20 (1967)
SB 47 sketches and notes for SB 48 and SB 49 (see additional images)
SB 48 v70-23 random color structure (1970)
SB 49 v70-18t random color structure (1970)
SB 50 v67-26 print 24/26 (1967)
SB 51 v71-101 (1971)
SB 52 v71-109 (1971)
SB 53 v71-117s (1971)
SB 54 missing [?]
SB 55 v72-33s (1972)
SB 56-57 v72-162 I-II (1972)
postal message (see additional images)
photo/scan: © Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2016 'Schaufenster Sohm VI - herman de vries', Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart