1999-00-00-070b 1999-00-00-070c 1999-00-00-070d

herman de vries. tutto

catalogue number: hdv 1999.081.2
date created: 1999
classification: printed matter
work type artist's book, photograph series
medium: volume 44 of the series 'eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications', containing 3 photographs printed in quadrichromic offset on paper. The photographs show wave propogation of waterdrops falling in an underground lake, the Twannbach Schlucht in the Swiss Jura in 1994. The photographs are wrapped in a paper cover with text by Leonardo da Vinci from his Codice A, 1492 (folio 9, verso) in Italian and English
dimensions: 16 × 21 cm
signature and inscriptions: number of the edition on the last page-colophon (pencil)
edition: 300, numbered 1/300 - 300/300
[herman de vries publisher] the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications : eschenau 1999
printed by Vonhausen und Barent : Oberhohenried
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related works: 'circular happenings (twannbachschlucht, jura ch), large print of one of the photographs in this series with the same subject and location (1998)
'circular happenings - physics & metaphysics are one, series of 12 photographs in small size with the same subject and location (1998)
comment: the text by Leonardo da Vinci (in English translation) "like a stone, thrown into the water becomes the centre and the origin of many circles, so that the sound spreads in the air in circular forms, so spreads every body that is located in the bright air itseld circular and fills the surrounding parts of the air with endless pictures of itself and so appears all in all in every part."
photo/scan: l-cs
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) images repr. on page 263, 199 and 262-263 (catalogue number 88).