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catalogue number: hdv 2009.072.1
date created: 2009
classification: audiovisual works
work type: video work, multiple
medium: dvd with video recording of performance (statement) by herman de vries on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition 'all this here', Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg Hau (27.6.2009)
dimensions: video 11:54 min
signature and inscriptions: [titled, signed and dated on the dvd (feltpen)]
edition: 20 copies, numbered 1-20
edited by Museum Schloß Moyland[ : Bedburg Hau]/eschenau-edition[ : eschenau] 2009
current repository: [14/20] centre des livres d'artistes, Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
[16/20] private collection, Amsterdam
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works:
comment: as an extension of 'Aktion 7000 Eiche' (1982-1987) by Joseph Beuys and the FIU (Uwe Claus), in 1996 the allee leading to the Museum Schloss Moyland was refurnished with 48 oaks and just as many basalt steles from the Landsberg quarry in Hessen. herman de vries paid tribute to Joseph Beuys and this project by sprinkling rose petals on every stele.
photo/scan:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2014 'herman de vries. all', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) no image repr., addenda 9.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all (Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014) no image repr., 91.