books and publications

1980

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wit – white
introduction de j.c. van schagen
verlag artists press : bern 1980
362 p. (21 × 14.8 cm)
[3rd] edition 5000 copies (100 realised), numbered
see also 'books and publications 2012'
[les livres et les publications 54]

cover collected meriga, 1980

collected : mériga. 20 2 1980
verlag artists press : bern 1980
12 fol. (18 × 12 cm)
edition 7 copies
[les livres et les publications 55]

cover alle blätter von eine zweig, 1980

alle blätter von eine zweig, collected mériga, april 1980
lydia megert editions : bern 1980
11/16 sheets (42.8 × 20.3 × 5 cm)
edition 7 copies, signed and numbered
handlabeled grey cardboard box with 10-15 sheets of white cardboard, each with an original leaf of eucalyptus; collected and pressed by herman de vries; a cover page handwritten by the artist
[les livres et les publications 56]


texts and contributions

'tekst diskussie-inleiding benedictijner klooster "de slangenburg"', written in 1966, published in exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 159.

'white', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 160-165.

'a random sample of the seeings of my beings', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 172-177; translated in German and published in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 82-85.

'über die "asiatische und eschenauer texte"', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 183-186. Translated in French in herman de vries. les livres & les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes/pays-paysage : saint-yrieix-la-perche 2005) 135-138.

'[ik kocht dit op de buleswhara-market in bombay ...]', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 188 (ill.).

1981

documents of a stream. schetsboek 1976-81 van herman de vries. volumes I & II
het apollohuis : eindhoven / van reekummuseum : apeldoorn 1981
volume I : 238 p. (29,5 × 21 cm)
volume II: 216 p. (29,5 × 21 cm)
edition 40, numbered
[les livres et les publications 57]

concept
eschenau summer press publications 18
[les livres et les publications 58]


texts and contributions

'[ik geloof dat het me ...]', in folder for publication documents of a stream. schetsboek 1976-81 van herman de vries. volumes I & II (Het Apollohuis etc. : Eindhoven 1981]).

'when you receive this is different', in Libellus. A Monthly Mail-Art Publication n° 4 (Internationaal Cultureel Centrum : Antwerp 1981) 4.

'true philosophy is immediate actual', in publication documents of a stream. schetsboek 1976-81 van herman de vries. volumes I & II (Het Apollohuis etc. : Eindhoven 1981) [61] and [63]. Translated in French and in German in several publications and exhibition catalogs; also in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 91.

1982

gesammelt: botanischer garten bern, 20.10.1982
[collected: botanic garden bern, 20.10.1982]
edition lydia megert : bern 1982
collage of ginkgo leaves on white cardboard (36 × 60 cm)
edition 29 copies, numbered and signed
see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
[not in les livres et les publications]

chance & change processes & situations, morocco 1973
edition lydia megert : bern 1982
5 leporello's presenting 16 original photographs (each photo: 18 × 27 cm)
printed by hand and attached on linen in a board box
edition 17 + 4 e.a., numbered and signed
see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
[les livres et les publications 59]

"from here"
text antoinette hilgemann de stigter
kunstinformatie 36 (kunstcentrum badhuis : gorinchem 1982) n° 1
20 p. (10.5 × 15 cm)
[les livres et les publications 60]


texts and contributions

[no title], in exhibition catalogue Traum (Aktionsgemeinschaft österreichischer Galerien : Wien 1982).

1983

cover belladonna, 1983

belladonna
het apollohuis : eindhoven 1983
68 leaves (21 × 29.7 cm)
edition 35, signed

The book features 26 reproduced pages of esoteric, occult, and scientific texts in German and English concerning the uses and effects of atropa belladonna, and 34 high-contrast still images drawn from the eponymous short film, printed as high-quality photocopies, most depicting actress BB Grögel
[les livres et les publications 61]


texts and contributions

'[in bijna elk winkeltje ...]', in Indische religieuse posters uit de verzameling van Susanne en Herman de Vries / [met een inleiding van Herman de Vries] (Het Apollohuis : Eindhoven 1983).

1984

mind-moving. a collection materials
galerie d+c müller-roth : stuttgart 1984
80 fol. (29.7 × 21 cm)
edition 33, numbered and signed
[les livres et les publications 62]

cover die marokkanische sammlung, 1984

natural-relations I, – die marokkanische sammlung –
[photographs susanne jacob de vries, herman de vries, nikolaus koliusis]
institut für moderne kunst : nürnberg / galerie d+c mueller-roth : stuttgart 1984
288 p. (29.7 × 21 cm)
edition 500, numbered + special edition
[les livres et les publications 63a and 63b]

rosa damascena
the eschenau summer press 25
[les livres et les publications 64]


texts and contributions

'50× voor paul panhuysen', in Kaleidoscopisch beeld van Paul Panhuysen (Het Apollohuis : Eindhoven 1984).

'de meidoorns van acquoy (from the shortness of the moment)', in exhibition catalogue Piet Cleverings a.o. (red.), Beelden aan de Linge. Werken van 48 hedendaagse kunstenaars uit Nederland (Reflex : Utrecht 1984) 59 (ill.). Also in Cees de Boer, 'Over de vergankelijkheid van de tekens', in exhibition catalogue herman de vries : over de vergankelijkheid van de tekens / Cees de Boer (Kunstvereniging Diepenheim : Diepenheim 1998). Translated in German in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 98.

'les très riches heures de herman de vries', in MW n° 7 (Magazine and Supplement) (MW Press : Noordwijk June 1984) [1-8] and [20]. 8 photographs from 'les très riches heures de herman de vries', a series of 131 photgraphs made on his birthday July 11, 1982. 2000 copies.

1985

10 random realisations of one program
text von dietmar guderian
edition hoffmann : friedberg 1985
11 pl. (50 × 50 cm)
edition 50, numbered and signed
[les livres et les publications 65]

cover from earth, 1985

from earth - collected in morocco
edition lydia megert : bern 1985
6 fol. (14.8 × 10.5 cm)
cassette with 6 cards (14.9 × 10.4 cm)
edition 13, numbered and signed
[les livres et les publications 66]


texts and contributions

'I hermel, harmel, harmal, peganum harmala l., die steppenraute, ihr gebrauch in marokko als heilpflanze und psychotherapeutikum', in Salix. Zeitschrift für Ethnomedizin n° 1 (MW Verlag : Würzburg 1985) 36-40. An extended version was reprinted in baraka n° 1 (eschenau 1986) [39-71] (ill.).

1986

von wirklichkeit und sprache
eschenau summer press publication 27
[les livres et les publications 67]


texts and contributions

'[der mittelmeerraum war früher mit wald bedeckt ...]', in catalogue Kultur/Natur (Volkshochschule : Wuppertal 1986) 58-59 (ill.). Reprinted in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 140-141.

'moja poezija je svet', in catalogue Kulture Istoka - vizuelna umetnost Zapada xx veka (Etnografski Muzej : Belgrade 1986) 144.

'ono sam sto sam', in catalogue Kulture Istoka - vizuelna umetnost Zapada xx veka (Etnografski Muzej : Belgrade 1986) 145 (ill.).

'über die sogenannten hexensalben', in Salix. Zeitschrift für Ethnomedizin n° 2 (MW Verlag : Würzburg 1986) 17-43 (ill.). Revised and extended in integration. zeitschrift für geistbewegende pflanzen und kultur. journal for mind-moving plants and culture n° 1 (bilwis verlag : eschenau 1991) 30-42.

'in die ecke gefegt', in Die Ecke. The Corner. Le coin / Vorwort von Verena Auffermann (Edition Hoffmann : Friedberg 1986) [326].

1987

from earth - gomera
edition lydia megert : bern 1987
112 p. (28.5 × 22.8 × 4.7 cm)
edition 10, numbered and signed
book with 112 pages of which 108 pages with earth rubbings, the last three pages show sectional views of the earths, on the added schematic map are indicated the origins of the earth-samples.
[les livres et les publications 68]

from earth
via lattea [ed. by herman] : arnhem 1987
8 fol. (14.8 × 10.5 cm)
edition 11
[les livres et les publications 69]

cover collecting notes, 1987

collecting notes
edited by the artist : eschenau 1987
68 p. (17 × 13.3 cm)
edition 108 (numbered, signed)
[les livres et les publications 70]
[read the text]

mind moving - a collection materials
kiesewetter & cooke : arnhem 1987
non-authorised reprint of the 1984 edition
72 p. (29.7 × 21 cm) + 24 p. (21 × 14.8 cm) + 1 fol.
edition 100, numbered
[les livres et les publications 71]

water. the music of sound 1
lörbach : werner pieper [1987]
audio cassette
edition 150
[les livres et les publications 72]


texts and contributions

'something of significance, published in collecting notes (edited by the artist : eschenau 1987). (Partly) reprinted in herman de vries. sculptures trouvées (Ernst Barlach Haus : Hamburg 2016). The audio text is also on Zeigen - eine Audiotour von Karin Sander (Galerie Müller-Roth : Stuttgart 2005) [also available as recorded text].

1988

ich bin was ich bin - flora incorporata
natural relations, 2
ottenhausen verlag : piesport 1988
hardcover. 478 p. (18.6 × 14 × 3.5 cm)
edition 300, numbered and signed + special edition, numbered I-XV
see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
[les livres et les publications 73a and 73b]


texts and contributions

'van groningse aarde / from earth : groningen', in foldout for the exhibition at the Groninger Museum, Groningen 1988.

'a book is a book is a book ...', in exhibition catalogue Het boek en de kunstenaar : Ulises Carrión, Hubertus Gojowczyk, Diederick van Kleef, ... a.o. (Stadsgalerij Heerlen : Heerlen 1988) 16.

'belladonna (materials for a piece)', in Giardini pensili, il libro dei paesaggi con herman de vries, Mariangela Gualtieri, James Rosen, [...] / Isabella Bordoni, Roberto Paci Dalò (Exit Edizioni : Rimini 1988) 113-121 (ill.). Reprinted in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 130-131.

'all', 'to be', in Fränkische Gesellschaft 1978-1988 (FG für Kultur, Politik, und Zeitgeschichte 1988) unpaged.

'Geistbewegende Pflanzen', in Heiter Weiter - alle Taz-Kolumnen und andere Drogenstories / von Ronald Rippchen. Der Grüne Zweig n° 119 (Der grüne Saft : Löhrbach 1988) 36-37.

'postal messages', in Das Nachtcafé. Zeitschrift für Literatur, Bild, Umgebung 14, Nr 30 (1988/1989) 49.

1989

natural relations – eine skizze
text michael fehr ; fotos susanne jacob de vries, herman de vries, bruno schneyer, nikolaus koliusis, martin hanslmeier, babette hilgemann, heinz günter mebusch
karl ernst osthaus-museum : hagen / verlag für moderne kunst : nürnberg 1989
800 p. (24.5 × 17.5 × 5.5 cm)
edition 2000
[les livres et les publications 74]


texts and contributions

'fragmente an meine russischen freunde', in exhibition catalogue Sammlung Lenz-Schönberg : eine europäische Bewegung in der bildenden Kunst von 1958 bis heute = Sobranie Lenca Schönberg : evropejskoe dvizenie v izobrazitel'nom iskusstve s 1958 goda po nastojascee vremja / hrsg. von Hannah Weitemeier (Cantz : Stuttgart 1989) 24. Reprinted in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 153-155 and in and in exhibition catalogue herman de vries. texte und tatsachen (Museum für Konkrete Kunst : Ingolstadt 2001) 22-23.

'the return of costantinus africanus to salerno. il ritorno di costantino africano a salerno', in Natura/Cultura (Centro Internazionale MultiMedia : Salerno 1989) 17 (ill.).

'natural relations - eine einleitung', in herman de vries. natural relations, eine skizze ; Katalog der Sammlungen (Verlag für moderne Kunst : Nürnberg 1989) xvii-xxxii. Reprinted in to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 105-129 and in Danish translation in herman de vries. udstillingskatalog (Silkeborg Kunstmuseum : Silkeborg 1990) 12-30 (ill.).

bibliographic references

cover les livres et les publications
herman de vries
les livres et les publications. catalogue raisonné

textes de herman de vries, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix, Didier Mathieu
centre des livres d'artistes
Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005

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