die steine

catalogue number: hdv 2009.110.1
date created: 1996-2009
classification: installations
work type: installation
medium: 12 found stones (sculptures) on 12 oak pedestals
dimensions: each pedestal 98 × 12 × 12 cm (total 64 × 222 cm)
30 cm distance between the pedestals inside the rows, 40 cm between the rows
signature and inscriptions: [ ]
edition:
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
current repository number: WV.hdv.2009.SK.0011
collecting history:
related works:
comment: stones collected in (from left to right and -front- right to left):
  1. playa de faro, la palma (2009)
  2. la clappe, réserve de géologique de haute provence (2009)
  3. la clappe, réserve de géologique de haute provence (2009)
  4. descoure, réserve de géologique de haute provence (2009)
  5. ilano de jable, la palma (2009)
  6. descoure, réserve de géologique de haute provence (2009)
  7. hermigua "mordloch", la gomera (1996)
  8. plefouti, leros (1996)
  9. montagna colorada, el hierro (1997)
  10. steigerwald, weilersbach - bauschutt? (2009)
  11. la rouine, b. draix, réserve de géologique de haute provence (2009)
  12. playa de las cardones, el hierro (1997)
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Bruno Schneyer, Zeil am Main
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2009 'Sammler Beobachter Grenzgänger. Poetische Hommage an Humboldt', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart [group]
2010 'herman de vries. es ist da', Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin
2011 'herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit', Holger Priess Galerie, Hamburg
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
2015 'herman de vries. to be all ways to be', Biennale Arte 2015, Dutch Pavilion, Venice
2016 'herman de vries. sculptures trouvées', Ernst Barlach Haus, Hamburg
2016 'herman de vries. steine erde holz', Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
2017 'herman de vries. on the stony path', Groundwork Gallery, Kings Lynn
2019 'herman de vries - real', Gallery of Contemporary Art and Architecture, České Budějovice
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. es ist da (form + zweck : Berlin 2010) images repr. on pages [6-7] and [10-21].
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) no image repr., 92.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. to be all ways to be (Valiz/Mondrian Fund : Amsterdam 2015) image repr. on page 170-171 and 174, 177, 251.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. sculptures trouvées (Ernst Barlach Haus : Hamburg 2016) image repr. on page 1-6.