herman de vries. flora incorporata

catalogue number: hdv 1987.081.1
date created: 1988
classification: works on paper
work type: artist's book
medium: 478 pages and names all the plants that herman de vries took up until the winter of 1987 (461), and to which he recalled in this order; the name of the plants is in many languages; the pages 468-476 are empty. The book is dedicated to Albert Hoffmann (1906-2008)
dimensions: 18 × 13 cm
signature and inscriptions: numbered and signed below the imprint
edition: 300, numbered 1/300 - 300/300 + special edition, numbered I/XV-XV/XV (the special edition contains dried plants, seeds in bags, color photographs and handwritten additions)
published by Ottenhausen Verlag : Piesport 1988
printed and bound at the abbey of Münsterschwarzach
ISBN 3-922760-25-2
current repository: [III/XV] private collection, Amsterdam
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photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Joana Schwender
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1989 'herman de vries. natural relations – eine skizze', Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen
1990 'herman de vries a phantom & a dream', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
2015 'herman de vries. to be all ways to be', Biennale Arte 2015, Dutch Pavilion, Venice
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. meine poesie ist die welt - aus der heimat/von den pflanzen (Städtische Sammlungen Schweinfurt : Schweinfurt etc. 1993) text repr. on page 20.
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications. catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) no image repr., 195-196 (catalogue number 73a-b).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. to be all ways to be (Valiz/Mondriaan Fund : Amsterdam 2015) image repr. on page 120-121, 117-121.