posters biennale venice 2015

catalogue number: hdv 2015.082.1a-d
date created: 2015
classification: editions & publications
work type: poster series
medium: 4 posters with texts by herman de vries as part of his exhibition 'to be all ways to be' at Biennale Arte 2015, Dutch Pavilion, Venice 'natura numquam errat', 'natura artis magistra', 'veritas existentiae' and 'natura mater'; in a special print, each with a gold-leaf dot, in paper cover; together with the four complete NRC-Handelsblad newspapers (April 30, May 7, 13 and 15, 2015) journals; in cardboard box with gold-leaf dot and text 'to be all ways to be' printed on the edge of the box
dimensions: each poster 41.5 × 28.5 cm
box 44 × 31 × 3 cm
signature and inscriptions: signed and numbered on the paper cover (graphite pencil)
edition: deze box bevat de vier teksten die op affiches door herman de vries in de stad Venetië werden geplaatst als onderdeel van zijn tentoonstelling 'to be all ways to be' in het nederlandse paviljoen tijdens de 56s biënnale van venetië. zij verschenen tevens in vier edities van nrc-handelsblad / productie en typografie studio remco van bladel, amsterdam / druk de raddraaier, amsterdamp
editie 216, numbered 1/216 - 216/216 + xxxvi h.c., numbered i-xxxvi
current repository: [17/216] private collection, Amsterdam
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comment: around the opening of the Biennial in 2015 four posters with texts were placed at different locations in the city of Venice during the exhibition of 'to be all ways to be' in the Dutch Pavilion (May 6-November 22, 2015) and published as artist's interventions in four consecutive editions of NRC-Handelsblad
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. to be all ways to be (Valiz/Mondriaan Fund : Amsterdam 2015) image repr. on page 42, 45, 48 and 51.