1989-00-00-1120
exhibition view Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede (year unknown)

natural relations - plantaardige geneesmiddelen uit twee kruidenwinkels in bhaktapur en kathmandu

catalogue number: hdv 1989.110.
date created: 1989
classification: installations
work type: floor installation
medium: 139 herbal medicines collected in two shops in Bhaktapur and Kathmandu in 1989; on white cotton
dimensions: 507 × 155 cm
signature and inscriptions: certificate
edition:
current repository: collection Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede
current repository number: 2334
collecting history: acquired through Art Affairs, Amsterdam in 1998
related works:
comment: the herbs are numbered 2155-2187 (Bhaktapur) and 2233-2344 (Kathmandu) described in pflanzliche heilmittel aus zwei kräuterläden in bhaktapur und kathmandu (1989). The collection is a continuation of the herbs and plants described in natural relations – eine skizze (karl ernst osthaus-museum : hagen / verlag für moderne kunst : nürnberg 1989), housed at the Osthaus Museum, Hagen
photo/scan: courtesy Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1990 'herman de vries a phantom & a dream', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
1992 'herman de vries. documents of a stream - the real works 1970-1992', Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
1993 'herman de vries. meine poesie ist die welt - von den pflanzen', Städtische Galerie Würzburg, Würzburg
1998 'herman de vries - reizen 1970-1998. documents of a stream', Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
2019 'herman de vries. voor jullie voeten', Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, Alkmaar
published references
catalogue herman de vries pflanzliche heilmittel aus zwei kräuterläden in bhaktapur und kathmandu ([herman de vries : eschenau] 1989)
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. documents of a stream, the real works 1970-1992 (Royal Botanic Garden : Edinburgh 1992) no image repr. (catalogue number 29).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. meine poesie ist die welt - aus der heimat/von den pflanzen (Städtische Sammlungen Schweinfurt : Schweinfurt etc. 1993) no image repr., 82.
monograph herman de vries. chance and change (Thames and Hudson : London 2006) image repr. on page 108 (detail).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) no image repr., 89.