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] [list of exhibited works] [video]
  • Museum im Kleihues-Bau - Kornwestheim
    'herman de vries. part of a whole', February 1-September 13, 2020.
    [catalogue] [foldout] [list of exhibited works] [view the exhibition]
  • FS.Art - Berlin
    'herman de vries. programme nature', September 9-October 23, 2020 (extended to April 2021).
    [exhibition view] [list of exhibited works]

  • 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
    'chance & change', May 29-June 13, 2021 [with Joos van de Plas].
  • 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] [ehphemera] [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).
    [catalogue/edition] [invitation card]
  • 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 BorzoGaller, Amsterdam (October 2021)
    [catalogue] [list of exhibited works] [video]
  • 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
    [list of exhibited works]

  • 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.
  • 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.

2022

  • Haus Nivard III - Maria Bildhausen, Münnerstadt
    'herman de vries. sein & vergehen', September 25-November 1, 2022.
    [invitation card] [flyer] [poster]
  • Schloß Oberschwappach/Galerie im Saal, Oberschwappach
    'herman de vries', September 4-October 23, 2022.
    [catalogue] [invitation card] [poster]
  • Galerie Holger Priess - Hamburg
    'herman de vries. träume sind kein betrug', April 28-June 2022.
    [list of exhibited works]
  • Museum Tot Zover - Amsterdam
    'herman de vries. vergaan', April 22-August 28, 2022.
    [catalogue] [poster]
  • Museum Kranenburgh - Bergen
    'herman de vries. natura artis magistra', April 16-September 18, 2022.
  • Cortesi Gallery - Milan
    'Conversazioni Parallele' [with Grazia Varisco], January 27-?.
  • 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]

  • Galerie Ramakers - The Hague
    'botanica poetica : Sjoerd Buisman, herman de vries, Warffemius, Stefan Cools, Lilian Cooper', October 16-Novbember 13, 2022. Curator Cees de Boer.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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] [flyer]