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the sanctuary in 1997 (first photo) and November 2020

santuary Münster

catalogue number: hdv 1997.110.
date created: 1997
classification: installations
work type outdoor installation
medium: brickwall, height 3 m, diameter 14 m, thickness 0.4 m with sandstone crown, thickness 0.55 m and plants growing inside the brickwall
dimensions: Ø 14 m × 3 m
signature and inscriptions: [inscribed upon the sandstone ledge on top of the wall, above each of the four openings, are writings from the 'Tsá-upanishad' (roughly translated)] "om. this is perfect; that is perfect; perfect comes from perfect; take perfect from perfect and the remainder is perfect."
edition:
current repository: lawn between north garden of Schloß and Einsteinstraße, Münster
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works: the sanctuary herning (2017)
comment:
photo/scan: Roman Mensing, Münster (artdoc.de)
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
published references
exhibition catalogue Zeitgenössische Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997 [= Contemporary Sculpture. Projects in Münster 1997] Westfälisches Landesmuseum 22. Juni-28. September 1997 (Verlag Gerd Hatje : Ostfildern 1997) 430-435.
monograph herman de vries. chance and change (Thames & Hudson : London 2006) image repr. on pages 126-127.