herman de vries & susanne de vries. die wiese - the meadow, eschenau 1986-2013

catalogue number: hdv 2013.081.2
date created: 2013
classification: printed matter
work type: artist's book
medium: book with 320 pages (16.5 × 24 cm) with 312 colour plates showing the natural development since 1986 of 'die wiese' [= the meadow] of herman and susanne de vries near Eschenau; bound in linen hardcover
dimensions: 17.2 × 24.6 × 3.7 cm
signature and inscriptions: the special edition is signed, dated and numbered on the last page (pencil)
edition: 750, not numbered + special edition of 34 + 2, numbered 1/34 - 34/34 and including two editions, folded sheets of paper with leaves of aspen, titled 'collected: the meadow, march 2012 populus tremula' (2012) and 'collected: the meadow, march 2012 salix alba' (2012)
concept and photography herman and susanne de vries & Marion Reißner;
published and designed by Peter Foolen Editions : Eindhoven November 2013
printed by Lecturis, Eindhoven
current repository: [4/34] private collection, Amsterdam
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works: it started with the project die wiese (1986-2019)
in cooperation with De Ketelfactory in Schiedam Peter Foolen Editions published 'die wiese | the meadow', a set of 36 postcards with photographs by Peter Foolen (2014)
comment: this book was published on the occasion of the exhibition 'herman de vries - books and editions', at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 12.11.2013-10.01.2014
photo/scan: courtesy Peter Foolen Editions, Eindhoven
rights & reproduction: herman de vries