exhibitions

2020

  • galerie mueller-roth - Stuttgart
    'herman de vries - Hamish Fulton', January 30-March 28, 2020.
  • Georg Kolbe Museum - Berlin
    'herman de vries. how green is the grass?', January 27-August 23, 2020. An exhibition in cooperation with the Umweltbundesamt.
    [catalogue] [foldout] [video]
  • Museum im Kleihues-Bau - Kornwestheim
    'herman de vries. part of a whole', February 1-September 13, 2020.
  • FS.Art - Berlin
    'herman de vries. programme nature', September 9-October 23, 2020 (extended to April 2021).

  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC) - León
    'Five Tours, One Point of View. MUSAC Collection', January 25-December 31, 2020. Groupshow.
  • Picasso Museum - Münster
    'Beauty Is A Line. Von Cy Twombly bis Gerhard Richter', February 1-May 24, 2020. Participating artists Sol LeWitt, Cy Twombly, Gerhard Richter, Armando and herman de vries (from the collection of the Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede).
  • Kröller-Müller Museum - Otterlo
    'Niet met zoveel woorden', February 1-September 27, 2020. The exhibition brings together a wide variety of works from the collection of the Kröller-Müller Museum, in which words, letters, sentences and text fragments play a prominent role. Participating artists Robert Barry, Marcel Broodthaers, Ian Hamilton Finlay and herman de vries.
  • FRAC - Provence-Alpes-Côte d, Azur - Marseille
    'Des marches, démarches', February 8-May 10, 2020.
  • Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen - Sindelfingen
    'Out of the Dark. 30 Jahre Sammlung Lütze in der Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen, March 14-August 30, 2020. Curated by Madeleine Frey, Sebastian Schmitt und Moritz Schwörer and participating artists Klaus Staudt, herman de vries, Gerhard Wittner and many others.
  • Galerie M + R Fricke - Berlin
    'herman de vries. A scottish diary. In memory of the scottish forest', June 26-July 31, 2020.
  • Museum Kranenburgh - Bergen
    'Lucht', July 8 - November 29, 2020. Curated by Colin Huizing, participating artists among others Marina Abramovic & Ulay, Jan Andriesse, Marinus Boezem, herman de vries, Marijke van Warmerdam and Ai Weiwei.
  • Kröller Müller Museum - Otterlo
    'Staging Silence', October 10, 2020-April 5, 2021. Participating artists Hans Op de Beeck, Geert Mul, Lara Almarcegui, Marinus Boezem, Hamish Fulton, Pierre Huyghe, herman de vries and Jeff Wall.
  • Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japońskiej Manggha - Krakow
    'Exploring Botany', November 4, 2020-March 30, 2021. Curated by Anna Król (Manggha) and Sylvia Peter (Forum Botanische Kunst, Thüngersheim); participating artists among others Martin J. Allen, herman de vries, Mary Dillon, Edyta Dufaj and Akiko Enokido.
    [catalogue] [invitation card] [poster]
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Zeitlos gut', December 6, 2020-January 16, 2012. Participating artists Armando, Karl Gerstner, Hans Jörg Glattfelder, Ewerdt Hilgemann, G.C. Kirchberger, Heinz Mack, Christian Megert, Richard Neuz, Daniel Spoerri, Klaus Staudt and herman de vries.

2021

  • Bradwolff Projects - Amsterdam
    'solo project: herman de vries', April 5-May 22, 2021. As the art fair The Solo Project in Brussels had to be postponed to next year due to the Corona pandemic, BRADWOLFF PROJECTS came up with the idea to show the planned presentation of herman de vries in collaboration with Art Affairs at BRADWOLFF PROJECTS.
    [list of exhibited works] [view the exhibition]
  • Galerie Wit - Wageningen
    [with Joos van de Plas] 'herman de vries. chance & change', May 29-June 13, 2021.
  • Galerie Block C/ARTisBOOK - Groningen
    'be here', June 5-July 17, 2021. On the occasion of herman de vries' 90th birthday Galerie Block C and ARTisBOOK organise the manifestation 'be here' with texts and contributions by the artist 1955-2021, consisting of an exhibition program in ARTisBOOK and Block C; a context program with lectures and an outdoor program that will take place in the public space.
    [archives] [catalogue] [ehphemera] [invitation card] [list of exhibited works] [poster]
  • Museum für Sepulkralkultur - Kassel
    'herman de vries – Vergehen (passing)', June 19-August 1, 2021. The exhibition travelled to Nederlands Uitvaart Museum Tot Zover, Amsterdam (April 22-August 28, 2022) and in Haus Nivard, Maria Bildhausen, Münnerstadt (September 25-November 1, 2022).
  • galerie mueller-roth - Stuttgart
    'herman de vries. postal parcels', June-October 30, 2021.
    [catalogue]
  • L.A.C. Lieu d'Art Contemporain - Sigean/Narbonne
    'herman de vries. 90 ans', July 24-September 26, 2021. The exhibition travelled - partly - to BorzoGallery, Amsterdam (October 2021).
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    herman de vries. artis natura magistra', October 10-November 27, 2021.
    [catalogue]
  • Centro de Creación Contemporánea de Andalucía - Cordoba
    'herman de vries. 250 kg de flores de lavande', October 13-November 14, 2012. Exhibition in collaboration with the FLORA Festival.
  • BorzoGallery - Amsterdam
    'herman de vries 90', October 30-December 18, 2021.

  • Centro de Arte Tecla Sala - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona)
    'El llibre com a present continu. Llibres d'artista al voltant de les poétiques conceptuals', March 11-June 6, 2021). Curated by Antònia Vilà. The exhibition shows artist books from the collection of Mariano Chancho. Representing artists among others Stanley Brouwn, Sol Lewitt, Franĉois Morellet and herman de vries.
  • BorzoGallery - Amsterdam
    'Na NUL, de late werken', April 23-May 22, 2021. Participating artists Armando, Jan Henderikse, Henk Peeters , herman de vries and Jan Schoonhoven.
  • Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen/Museum Weserburg - Bremen
    'DUFT, SMELL, OLOR, … Multiple Darstellungen des Olfaktorischen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst', May 8-August 15, 2021. Curated by Anne Thurmann-Jajes; participating artists Ida Applebroog, Donald Baechler, herman de vries, and many others.
  • Musée des beaux arts - Rennes
    'La couleur crue', June 12-August 29, 2021. Participating artists among others: SARKIS, Lucy Skaer, Jennifer Tee, herman de vries and Remy Zaugg.
  • Kunsthalle - Erfurt
    'Blühstreifen – zwischen Traum und Zaun', July 4-October 3, 2021. Participating artists among others Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Candida Höfer, herman de vries and Max Liebermann.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Framed', July 17-August 21, 2021. Participating artists Max Ackermann, Karl Fred Dahmen, Günther Förg, Rupprecht Geiger, Hans Jörg Glattfelder, G.C. Kirchberger, Horst Kuhnert, Richard Neuz, Heinz Mack, Georg Karl Pfahler, Daniel Spoerri, Anton Stankowski and herman de vries.
  • Skovhuset Kunst & Natur - Udstillingshus - Værløse
    'I Skovens Dybe Stille Ro' [= Nature and Art as a Refuge and Realm for Reflection], September 11-November 7, 2021. Participating artists Marianne Grønnow, Annette Holdensen/Jette Mellgren, Eva Koch, Britt Smelvær and herman de vries.
  • Espace de l'art concret - Mouans-Sartoux
    'Espace libéré - Hommage Sybil Albers', October 16, 2021-February 20, 2022. Participating artists Bernard Aubertin, Robert Barry, Ben, Max Bill and many others; in the park of the castle: herman de vries.
  • AkzoNobel Art Foundation - Amsterdam
    'All Eyes', October 28, 2021-May 31, 2022.
    [catalogue]
  • Galerie M + R Fricke - Berlin
    'Cose Naturali: Über das Wesen der Dinge', November 12-December 23, 2012.
  • Galeri Würth - Hagan (Norway)
    'From A to Z – Artists' Books in the Würth Collection', November 21, 2021-September 4, 2022. Participating artists A.R. Penck, André Breton, André Masson, herman de vries, and others.
    [catalogue]

2022

  • L'Abbaye - Espace d'Art Contemporain - Annecy-le-Vieux
    'herman de vries', January 21-April 24, 2022. Curated by the Fondation Salomon.
    [catalogue] [invitation card] [list of exhibited works] [poster]
  • Cortesi Gallery - Milan
    'Conversazioni Parallele' [with Grazia Varisco], January 27-?.
  • Museum Kranenburgh - Bergen
    'herman de vries. natura artis magistra', April 16-September 18, 2022.
  • Museum Tot Zover - Amsterdam
    'herman de vries. vergaan', April 22-August 28, 2022.
    [catalogue] [poster]
  • Galerie Holger Priess - Hamburg
    'herman de vries. träume sind kein betrug', April 28-June 2022.
  • Schloß Oberschwappach/Galerie im Saal, Oberschwappach
    'herman de vries', September 4-October 23, 2022.
    [invitation card] [list of exhibited works] [poster] [publication]
  • Haus Nivard III - Maria Bildhausen, Münnerstadt
    'herman de vries. sein & vergehen', September 25-November 1, 2022.
    [catalogue (2024)] [invitation card] [flyer] [poster]
  • Galerie Conrads - Berlin
    'herman de vries. natura artis magistra', October 14-November 19, 2022.
    [documentation] [invitation card]

  • Museum Pfalzgalerie - Kaiserslautern
    'Vom Zauber der Handbewegung. Eine Geschichte der Zeichnung im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert', March 12-May 8, 2022. Curated by Sören Fischer.
    [catalogue] [foldout]
  • Espace de l'art concret - Mouans-Sartoux
    'filiations - 2', April 30, 2022-April 2023. Participating artists herman de vries, Piero Dorazio, Christoph Haerle, Gottfried Honegger and many others.
  • De(s)rives #5 - Paris
    May 6-22, 2022. Curated by Aline Vidal, Paris; participating artists herman de vries, Jean-Michel Alberola, Marcel Broodthaers, Philippe De Gobert, Nicolas Darrot, and many others.
    [catalogue]
  • Kröller Müller Museum - Otterlo
    'Botanischer Wahnsinn. Vegetaal denken in hedendaagse kunst', May 28-October 30, 2022. Curated by Roel Arkesteijn and participating artists Sjoerd Buisman, Mark Dion, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Giuseppe Penone, herman de vries, Lois Weinberger, and others.
  • Kunsthalle Erfurt - Erfurt
    'Reflecting Nature #1 - Künstlerische Positionen mit naturkundlichem Bezug', June 6-August 7, 2022. Participating artists Ursula Böhmer, Norbert W. Hinterberger, Nadia Lichtig, Claire Morgan, Nora Schattauer and herman de vries.
  • Palais des Beaux Arts - Paris
    'Végétal – L'École de la beauté', June 16-September 4, 2022. Curated by Marc Jeanson for Beaux-Arts de Paris.
    [poster]
  • Showroom FS.Art - Tettnang
    'Curator's Choice', July 4-30, 2022. Exhibition on the occasion of the opening of the new showroom in Tettnang (Bodensee) with artists of the gallery: Katrin Bremermann, Terry Haggerty, Caroline Kryzecki, Gerold Miller, Klaus-Martin Treder and herman de vries.
  • Galerie Ramakers - The Hague
    'botanica poetica : Sjoerd Buisman, herman de vries, Warffemius, Stefan Cools, Lilian Cooper', October 16-November 13, 2022. Curator Cees de Boer.
  • Galerie Franz Swetec - Düsseldorf
    'Ausstellung Heinz Mack im Dialog mit Bernard Aubertin, Hermann Bartels, [...]', Otcober 16, 2022-January 2023.
  • Kunstmuseum Ahlen - Ahlen
    'Epoche ZERO. Die Sammlung Lenz Schönberg zu Gast', November 6, 2022-February 12, 2023. Participating artists Armand, Aubertin, Hermann Bartels, Enrico Castellani, herman de vries, and many others. A selection will travel to Ketterer Kunst, Berlin (February 24-May 6, 2023).
    [catalogue]
  • Stedelijk Museum - Schiedam
    'Spirituele Urgentie', November 26, 2022-April 10, 2023. Participating artists besides herman de vries, Nick Verstand, Jennifer Tee, Memo Akten, and others.

2023

  • Galerie Settantotto - Gent
    'herman de vries. change', February 18-April 16, 2023.
  • Galerie Thomas Pfarr - Münnerstadt
    'herman de vries', March 3-September 2023.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'herman de vries. beyond the horizon', May 7-June 26, 2023.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Kunstenlab - Deventer
    'herman de vries. voor uw voeten', July 15-September 3, 2023. Part of the IJsselbiënnale 2023.
  • Huis De Pinto - Amsterdam
    'Kunstenaarsboeken: my poetry is the world', September 10-October 12, 2023.
  • Galerie Sturm & Schober - Vienna
    'herman de vries', September 14-November 16, 2023.
  • Bradwolff & Partners - Amsterdam
    [with Melanie Bonajo] 'nature’s resonance', December 16, 2023-February 17, 2024.

  • Museum Jan Cunen - Oss
    'Leven en laten leven - Hoe Bio Art de toekomst kleurt', January 29-May 29, 2023. Participating artists Jalila Essaïdi, herman de vries, Charlotte Jarvis, Center for Genomic Gastronomy, and others.
  • LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles
    'Coded: Art Enters the Computer Age, 1952–1982', February 12-July 2, 2023.
    [catalogue]
  • Ketterer Kunst - Berlin
    'Epoche ZERO. Die Sammlung Lenz Schönberg zu Gast bei Ketterer Kunst Berlin', February 24-May 6, 2023. This exhibition was partly on view at the Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen (November 6, 2022-February 12, 2023).
  • Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst - Bremen
    'From De Stijl to Boekie Woekie. Artists' publications from the Netherlands', March 11-September 10, 2023; extended till June 2, 2024. An exhibition at the Centre for Artists' Publications, curated by Anne Thurmann-Jajes and José Brokken-Zijp. Participating artists Theo van Doesburg, Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Marinus Boezem, herman de vries and many others.
  • Kunsthalle Würth - Künselsau
    'Rosenrot – Grasgrün – Quittengelb. Pflanzengeheimnisse in der Sammlung Würth', March 12-November 5, 2023. Participating artists Philip Bauknecht, Alex Katz, David Hockney, Per Kirkeby, herman de vries, and many others.
    [catalogue] [foldout]
  • Bröhan Museum - Berlin
    'Das Ende der Malerei. Karl Hagemeister und die Malerei heute', March 31-July 30, 2023. Curated by Tobias Hoffmann and Fabian Reifferscheidt; participating artists Danja Akulin, Martin Borowski, herman de vries, Inge Dick and others.
  • Paviljoen Welgelegen - Haarlem
    'Zero and Other Heroes', April 7-June 23, 2023. Participating artists Henk Peeters, herman de vries, Klaas Gubbels, Rosemin Hendriks, and many others, all from the collection of the Province Gelderland.
  • Het Nieuwe Domijn - Sittard
    'A Field Guide to Getting Lost', April 22-August 27, 2023. Participating artists Wafae Ahalouch, Marwan Bassiouni, Stefan Cools, herman de vries and many others.
  • Leopold–Hoesch–Museum & Papiermuseum - Düren
    'Blank. Raw. Illegible ... Artists' Books as Statements (1960–2022)', May 14-September 3, 2023. Curated by Moritz Küng and artists as herman de vries, Michael Asher, Marcel Broodthaers, Ulises Carrión, and many others.
    [catalogue]
  • Antwerp Art Weekend - Antwerp
    'Ballroom Project #5', during the Antwerp Art Weekend, May 18-21, 2013. Curated by Ilse Roosens (Muzee); herman de vries is presented by Bradwolff & Partners, Amsterdam. The exhibition is located in BorGerHub.
  • Centre des livres d'artistes - Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
    'Des enrichements 2022-2023 (peutêtre 2021 et 2014)', May 20-September 30, 2023. Participating artists herman de vries, Bernard Aubertin, Daniel Buren, and many others.
  • Domaine des Etangs - Massignac
    'Primordial Waters', June 22, 2023-March 22, 2024.
  • Kunstmuseum Den Haag - The Hague
    'Voorbij de grenzen - kunst uit de jaren '60 = Breaking boundaries - art of the 1960s', June 24-November 12, 2023. Participating artists Gutai, Jan Schoonhoven, Armando, stanley brouwn, herman de vries and many others.
  • Galerie Geiger - Konstanz
    'Summer Selection', July 9-August 26, 2023. Participating artists Ewerdt Hilgemann, Daniel Spoerri, Klaus Staudt, herman de vries and many other artists from the gallery.
  • Galerie Sturm & Schober - Vienna
    'Sommergalerie Salzburg', August 1-30, 2023. Participating artists Inge Dick, Beatriz Olano, Wolfram Ullrich, herman de vries and Mary A. Waters.
  • EST Art Foundation - Leiden
    'RCE + EST: when concrete, minimal and media art come together', August 26-October 15, 2023. Curated by Laura Robustella; participating artists: Bob Bonies, Peter Struycken, Jan van Munster, herman de vries, and others with works from the EST collection and the collection of the Cultural Heritage Agency (RCE).
  • Cortesi Gallery - Milan
    'Percorsi Contemporanei', September 6-October 18, 2023. Participating artists: Alighiero Boetti, Agostino Bonalumi, Erico Castellani, Heinz Mack, herman de vries, and others.
  • Galerie Bradwolff & Partners - Amsterdam
    'together', September 8-October 21, 2023. Participating artists: Sjoerd Buisman, herman de vries, Katrin Korfmann, Jaehun Park, and others.
  • Noordgalerij, Huis der Provincie - Arnhem
    'Hoofd in de wolken, voeten op de grond', September 13- , 2023. Art Collection of the Dutch province Gelderland.
  • Museum im Kulturspeicher - Würzburg
    'HEXEN! Über Körper, Wissen und Macht', October 7, 2023-January 14, 2024. Participating artists among others Hans Baldung Grien, Johanna Braun, Fritz Cremer, Maya Deren, Albrecht Dürer and herman de vries.
    [catalogue] [foldout] [invitation card]
  • Musée L - Musée universitaire de Louvain - Louvain-la-Neuve
    'The Grid', October 10, 2023-February 11, 2024. Curated by Alexander Streitberger (UCLouvain, Lieven Gevaert Centre) in collaboration with Olivia Ardui; participating artists Carl Andre, Claudia Andujar, Max Bill, herman de vries and many others.
    [catalogue] [invitation card]
  • Holger Priess Galerie - Hamburg
    'Aus Sammlungen und Beständen 1', November 3-December 9, 2023. Participating artists Martin Assig, Stephan Balkenhol, Sigmar Polke, Dieter Roth, herman de vries and others.
  • Galerie Conrads - Berlin
    'The Artist's Garden', November 4-December 16, 2023. Participating artists Alan Butler, herman de vries, Media Esfarjani, Jörg Kratz, and others.
  • Cortesi Gallery - Milan
    'Cortesi Gallery 10 Years', November 10, 2023 to February 28, 2024. Participating artists Alighiero Boetti, Agostino Bonalumi, Francesco Carozza, Enrico Castellani [...] and herman de vries.
  • Settantotto - Gentbrugge
    'ZERO & Co', December 10, 2023-January 28, 2024. Participating artists among others Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Piero Manzoni, Enrico Castellani, Jan Schoonhoven and herman de vries.
  • Galerie Sturm & Schober in der Kristiania Garage - Lech am Arlberg
    'Höhenflug in der Kristiania Garage', December 19, 2023-March 30, 2024. Participating artists Inge Dicke, herman de vries, Wolfram Ulrich and others.

2024

  • Kunstraum Kesselhaus - Kunstverein Bamberg - Bamberg
    'herman de vries - umarmt von der welt', July 15-September 1, 2024. Curated by Katharina Winterhalter.
  • Galerie Settantotto - Gentbrugge
    'herman de vries. harvest', April 21-May 19, 2024. From May 16 to 19, part of the exhibition was on view in Ballroom Project, Antwerp.
  • Espace de l'Art Concret Mouans-Sartoux
    'herman de vries. ma poésie est le monde', March 30, 2024-January 5, 2025.
    [press release]

  • Kunstmuseum Den Haag - The Hague
    'True Colors. AkzoNobel Art Foundation at Kunstmuseum Den Haag', June 1-September 29, 2024. Participating artist Steven Aalders, Yael Bartana, Ann Veronica Janssens, Emma Talbot, Alan Uglow, herman de vries and others.
  • Kunsthal 45 - Den Helder
    'Down to Earth', May 19-June 30, 2024. Curated by Sjaak Kooij and participating artist Anna Rudolf, Annelinde de Jong, Bart Pols, Bas Burghard, Esther Hoogendijk, Femmie Duiven, herman de vries, and others.
  • Museum Kranenburgh - Bergen
    'In de rug van de zee. Honderd jaar verbeelding van het landschap in en rond Bergen', April 21-May 11, 2024. Curated by Eliane Odding and works of Maria Barnas, Else Berg, Eva Besnyö, herman de vries and many others.
  • Galerie Conrads - Berlin
    'Repetition // Variation', April 13-May 18, 2024. Participating artists Marcia Hafif, Diet Sayler, herman de vries, Thomas Trum, Anna Vogel and Tatjana Doll.
  • Kunsthaus Dahlem - Berlin
    'From Fibre to Form - Sofie Dawo's Textile Art Between ZERO and Concrete Art', February 23-May 20, 2024. Participating artists besides Sofie Dawo, Hartmut Böhm, Heinz Mack, Nanda Vigo, Günther Uecker, herman de vries, and others.
  • MABA Fondation des artistes - Nogent-sur-Marne
    'Météo des forêts', January 18-April 7, 2024. Participating artists herman de vries, Lucie Douriaud, Constantin Jopeck, Lois Weinberger and others.
  • Stichting ARTisBOOK - Groningen
    'travel: references', February 3-March 9, 2024.