again & again

catalogue number: hdv 2012.051.2
date created: [2012]
classification: works on paper
work type: ash rubbing
medium: sample of ashes, rubbed on paper (postcard)
dimensions: 15 × 10.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'again & again', not dated, but signed on the reverse (pencil)
current repository:
current repository number:
collecting history: 'Moderne & Zeitgenössische Kunst, Design', Nagel Auktionen, Stuttgart, 13 July 2022 (lot 460)
collection Hartmut Geerken, Wartaweil/Ammersee
related works:
comment: the date is taken from the postmark on the other side of the rubbing; on the postcard also a text from herman de vries: 'unkraut existiert nicht und eine lieblingspflanze ist das einjährige rispengras (n.l.: straatgras), poa annua, das in den städten überall zwischen das pflaster wächst'
photo/scan: courtesy Nagel Auktionen, Stuttgart
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2023 'herman de vries. change', Settantotto, Gentbrugge