monumenta lamiae (hexendenkmäler)

catalogue number: hdv 1985.042.
date created: 1985
classification: assemblages, collages & pressings
work type: collage series
medium: dried vegetation (monkshood, ergot, belladonna and valerian) on board
dimensions: 153 × 53.5 cm (monkshood) + 163 × 42 cm (ergot) + 159 × 143 cm (belladonna) + 178.5 × 50 cm (valerian) (together 178.5 × 294.5 cm)
signature and inscriptions: signed and dated on the reverse [?]
current repository: collection Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar
current repository number:
collecting history: acquired through BorzoGallery, Amsterdam/Art Basel 2016
related works: hexendenkmäler (5 parts, 2004-2013)
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Joana Schwender
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar
exhibition history
1985 'herman de vries', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
1989 'herman de vries. natural relations – eine skizze', Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen
1990 'herman de vries. natural relations', Kunstmuseum Silkeborg, Silkeborg
1990 'herman de vries. natural relations', Gemeentemuseum Arnhem, Arnhem
1993 'herman de vries. meine poesie ist die welt - von den pflanzen', Städtische Galerie, Würzburg
1998 'herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit', Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
2013 'Sous influences', Maison Rouge, Paris [group]
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
2017 'De tussentijd', Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar [group]
2019 'herman de vries. voor jullie voeten', Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, Alkmaar
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. meine poesie ist die welt - von den pflanzen (Städtische Sammlungen Schweinfurt : Schweinfurt etc. 1993) image repr. on page 22, 81.
text herman de vries, 'monumenta lamiae', in herman de vries. to be (Stuttgart 1995) 134.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) image repr. on pages 48-49.
monograph herman de vries (Galerie Aline Vidal/Anthèse : Paris 2000) image repr. on page 26.
exhibition catalogue Sous influences. Artistes et psychotropes (La Maison rouge : Paris / Fage Editions : Lyon 2013) image repr. on page 142.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) no image repr., 88.
exhibition catalogue De tussentijd = The meantime (Museum Voorlinden : Wassenaar 2017) image repr. on pages 345-35.