photograph and drawing (21 × 29.7 cm)

'die würde des menschen ist unantastbar'

catalogue number: hdv 1997.111.1
date created: 1996-1997
classification: installations
work type installation
medium: for Skulptur Projekte Münster 1997 herman de vries made his second sanctuarium. Besides this succesful project, he also proposed a second installation based on art. 1.1 of the German constitutional law 'die würde des menschen ist unantastbar' [= human dignity is inviolable]. This installation should consist of a banner with the text flanked by 2 laurel trees and placed on the roof of the penitentiary in Münster. The project was not realised, rejected by the Münster prison direction.
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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) 434 (ill.).
exhibition catalogue Unbuilt Roads. 107 Unrealized Projects (Hatje Cantz : Ostfildern-Ruit 1997)