van groningse aarde

catalogue number: hdv 1987.01.
executed: 1988
classification: drawings
medium: 336 samples of earth collected in the Dutch province Groningen, rubbed on white board
dimensions: 130 × 300 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the front, lower left (pencil)] - van groningse aarde, 1988 -
[lower right] herman de vries
current location: collection Groninger Museum, Groningen (1988.0285)
collecting history:
related works:
comment: commissioned by the Province of Groningen, 1987-1988
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Groninger Museum, Groningen
exhibition history
1988 'Werken van de Nuovi Futuristi, Joost van den Toorn en herman de vries', Groninger Museum, Groningen
1998 'herman de vries - aus der wirklichkeit', Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
2016 Groninger Museum, Groningen (collection highlights)
published references
exhibition flyer foldout for the exhibition with text by Marie Hélène Cornips, key to the earth samples and images (Groningen 1988) [online].
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) image repr. on page 54-55.
monograph herman de vries (Galerie Aline Vidal/Anthèse : Paris 2000) image repr. on page 54.