books and publications

1991


texts and contributions

'die namen des fliegenpilzes. eine kurze übersicht - mit einigen anmerkungen', in Der Fliegenpilz. Ein kulturhistorisches Museum / hrsg. von Wolfgang Bauer, Edzard Klapp, Alexandra Rosenbohm (Wienand Verlag : Köln 1991) 14-19 (ill.). Also in Der Fliegenpilz. Traumkult, Maechenzauber, Mythenrausch / Wolfgang Bauer, Edzard Klapp, Alexandra Rosenbohm (AT Verlag : Aarau 2000) 8-9.

'editorial', in integration. zeitschrift für geistbewegende pflanzen und kultur. journal for mind-moving plants and culture n° 1 (bilwis verlag : eschenau 1991) 3.

'iconae plantarum inebriatum', in integration. zeitschrift für geistbewegende pflanzen und kultur. journal for mind-moving plants and culture n° 1 (bilwis verlag : eschenau 1991) 71-77.

'in den feldern der erfahrungen, deutsche pflanzennamen', in exhibition catalogue liber maister s. Hanns Sohm zum siebzigsten Geburtstag / [contributions by] Ina Cozen-Meairs, Thomas Kellein, herman de vries, Hansjörg Mayer [a.o.] (Staatgalerie Stuttgart : Stuttgart 1991) 60-71 (ill.).

'de la terre', in catalogue herman de vries. terre, vie et poésie (Espace de l'Art Concret : Mouans-Sartoux 1991).

[no title], in eins und ... Zeitschrift für Kunst und Gestaltung / hrsg. von Karl Duschek ; mit Beitr. von Heinz Gappmayr, Roman Opalka, and others, n° 1 (Stuttgart 1991).

1992

stream (water reproductions)
waters of the dochart photographed by herman de vries at killin 2nd of june 1986
series of 3 photographs in color, printed on kodak paper (each 46 × 66 cm) in a blue box with title, inside on the left side the note 'no beginning no end', on the right side the imprint
edition of 17 copies, signed and numbered by the artist
see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
[les livres et les publications 75]


texts and contributions

'über meine arbeiten mit zufall 1962-1975', in exhibition catalogue Zufall als Prinzip (Wilhelm-Hack-Museum : Ludwigshafen 1992) 290-293.

'documents of a stream', in exhibition catalogue documents of a stream, the real works 1970-1992 (Edinburgh 1992) 8 (ill.).

'nothofagus obliqua, royal botanic garden edinburgh 1992', in exhibition catalogue documents of a stream, the real works 1970-1992 (Edinburgh 1992) 1 fol.

'[de dorsplaats ligt op een heuvelkam ...]', in exhibition catalogue Allocaties, kunst voor een natuurlijke en kunstmatige omgeving (Stichting Wereldtuinbouwtentoonstelling Floriade : Zoetermeer 1992) 40 (ill. photo Gerrit Dekker).

'the world we live in is a revelation', in Ars in natura (Edizioni Mazzotta : Milano 1992). Reprinted in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 156-158 and in Nature / ed. by Jeffrey Kastner. Documents of contemporary art (Whitechapel Gallery, London / MIT Press, Cambridge MA, 2012) 163-164.

'[unwahrscheinlich]', published in [?]

1993

meine poesie ist die welt
galerie d+c mueller-roth : stuttgart 1993
84 + 24 p. (26.6 × 20.7 cm)
edition 13, numbered and signed
based on the catalogue for the exhibition 'meine poesie ist die welt', added 24 pages
[les livres et les publications 76]

from white earth / von weisser erde
lydia megert edition : bern 1993
7 sheets (27.4 × 20.9 cm), each with one sample of white earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: france, germany, greece, spain, curaçao, turkey and morocco, a sheet of japanese paper with a poem in english in a handlabeled box
signed and numbered edition of 13 copies
see also library of earth colours (2005)
[les livres et les publications 77]

filmnotes
lydia megert edition : bern 1993
video
signed and numbered edition of 30 copies
[les livres et les publications 78]


texts and contributions

'50 years of l.s.d.', in integration. journal for mind-moving plants and culture. zeitschrift für geistbewegende pflanzen und kultur n° 4 (bilwis verlag : eschenau 1993) 2. Reprinted in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 181.

'über die wirkungen von persea indica (l.) spreng.', in integration. journal for mind-moving plants and culture. zeitschrift für geistbewegende pflanzen und kultur n° 4 (bilwis verlag : eschenau 1993) 57.

'ein versandkatalog als kulturdokument : udopea', in integration. journal for mind-moving plants and culture. zeitschrift für geistbewegende pflanzen und kultur n° 4 (bilwis verlag : eschenau 1993) 66-67.

'sanctuarium', in catalogue Kunst, Natur, Schauspiel / Frank Werner (AV Edition : Stuttgart 1993) [41-45] (ill.). Reprinted in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 174-178.

'landschaftsbeschreibung-flurnamen', in exhibition catalogue Meine Poesie ist die Welt (Städtische Sammlungen : Schweinfurt/Städtische Galerie : Würzburg/Galerie D+C Mueller-Roth : Stuttgart 1993) 12-13 (ill.).

'het blauwe veld', in exhibition catalogue Beelden op de berg 6 : Musée des beaux arts, musée des beaux arbres ; Belmonte Arboretum Wageningen 6 juni t/m 23 september 1993 (Stichting Beelden op de Berg : Wageningen 1993) 77-79 (ill.). Translated in German and published in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 170-171.

'heilige bäume, bilsenkraut und bildzeitung', in Naturverehrung und Heilkunst / hrsg. von Christian Rätsch (Verlag Bruno Martin : Südergellersen 1993) 64-83 (ill.). Reprinted in Rituale des Heilens - Ethnomedizin, Naturerkenntnis und Heilkraft (AT-Verlag : Aarau 2000) 41-53 (ill.).

'[de vorm van het landschap is een getuigenis van onze cultuur. een paar aanmerkingen]', in Symposium de 'natuurlijke' verbeelding ; 28 mei 1993 Universiteit Twente, Enschede (Culturele Raad Overijssel : Zwolle 1993) bijlage. Translated in German as 'die form der landschaft ist ein zeugnis unserer kultur', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 166-170. Reprinted in German and Danish in exhibition catalogue Trilogi/Kunst-natur-videnskab. Trilogy/Art-nature-science (Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik etc. : Odense 1996) 134-139 (ill.). Translated in French in herman de vries (Anthèse : Arcueil 2000) 16-17.

1994

remember gustav theodor fechner
eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publication 33
[les livres et les publications 79]


texts and contributions

'majun', in Künstlers Kochbuch (Insel Verlag : Frankfurt an Main 1994) 107-110, 110 (ill.).

'den haag zuidwest', in V.I.N.K. (Stichting Volkshuisvesting in de Kunst : Den Haag 1994) 31.

'der stein der einst war', published in [?] [also available as recorded text].

1995

terrae petrinsulares
edition lydia megert : bern 1995
14 fol. (15 × 10.5 cm)
edition 7, numbered
[les livres et les publications 80]

botanische werke : distelsamen
the eschenau summer press publications 34
[les livres et les publications 81]


texts and contributions

'natura artis magistra', in De Haagse Beek / Krijn Giezen (Stroom - Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst : Den Haag 1995) 17-22.

'aus dem notizbuch 0 : 1956-57', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 20, 22.

'nul = 0', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 25-26. Translated from the Dutch, published in nul = 0. tijdschrift voor de nieuwe konseptie in de beeldende kunst / revue pour la nouvelle conception artistique ... 1, n° 1 (November 1961) 10.

'visuelle information', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 40-45. Originally published as 'visuele informatie / visual information / visuelle information / information visuelle', in integration 1 'aktuell 65' (January 1965) 3-18. Also published in Dutch in exhibition catalogue Toevals-objektiveringen Herman de Vries, Arnhem ('t Venster : Rotterdam, 1967) [37-39].

'fragmentarische argumente', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 54-60. Translated from the Dutch in Felison-kahier n° 10 (IJmuiden 1968) 2-6.

'das verschlossene paradies', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 132-133. Other version 'the locked paradise', in exhibition catalogue Trilogi/Kunst-natur-videnskab. Trilogy/Art-nature-science (Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik etc. : Odense 1996) 217-219.

'die linien', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 62. Translated from the Dutch in de lijnen v68-161 (edition integration : arnhem 1968).

'was ist rational?, in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 67. Translated from the Dutch wat is rationeel?, in Ta'box n° 2 (Copenhagen 1969).

'[im zug von arnheim nach frankfurt ...]', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 72-73. Translated from the Dutch '[in de trein van arnhem naar frankfurt ...]', in journal of the exhibition herman de vries. toevallige lijn- en punt raster strukturen / random line- and dot grid structures (Galerie Swart : Amsterdam 1974) 2 (ill.).

'a random sample of the seeings of my beings', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 82-85. Translated from the Dutch in exhibition catalogue herman de vries [werken 1954-1980] (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) 172-177.

'"winiarski, games", in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 95-97. Translated from the Dutch in De Lingestreek 28 April 1976.

'a moment in a stream', dated January 10, 1990 and published in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 134.

'monumenta lamiae', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 134.

'in memory of the scottish forrest', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) [136-137]. The text was reprinted in Materiality / ed. by Petra Lange-Berndt. Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art (The MIT Press : London/Cambridge MA 2015) 157-158.

'i am what i am', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 142-145.

'die eiche. wir werden dich niemals vergessen, wynfrith!', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 150-153. Reprinted in "Künstler" Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst. herman de vries volume 40, cahier 31 (WB Verlag : München 1997) 14. Translated in French as 'le chêne. nous ne t'oublierons jamais, wynfrith!', in herman de vries (Anthèse : Arcueil 2000) 16.

'[as a child ...]', dated eschenau, autumn 1992; statement for symposium san luis potosi 1992 schamanism. plants and altered states of consciousnes, published in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 159-160.

'[die form der landschaft ist ein zeugnis unserer kultur]', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 166-170. Translation from the Dutch original text in Symposium de 'natuurlijke' verbeelding ; 28 mei 1993 Universiteit Twente, Enschede (Culturele Raad Overijssel : Zwolle 1993) bijlage.

'das blaue feld', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 170-171. Translated from the Dutch in exhibition catalogue Beelden op de berg 6 : Musée des beaux arts, musée des beaux arbres ; Belmonte Arboretum Wageningen 6 juni t/m 23 september 1993 (Stichting Beelden op de Berg : Wageningen 1993) 77-79 (ill.).

'ich hasse kunst in der natur', written in 1993 and published in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 178-179. Translated in French and published in herman de vries (Anthèse : Arcueil 2000) 18.

'physik und metaphysik sind eins', in herman de vries. to be : texte - textarbeiten - textbilder (Stuttgart 1995) 180-181. Reprinted in "Künstler" Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst. herman de vries volume 40, cahier 31 (WB Verlag : München 1997) 15 and in exhibition catalogue herman de vries. texte und tatsachen (Museum für Konkrete Kunst : Ingolstadt 2001) 254. Translated in French in herman de vries (Anthèse : Arcueil 2000) 18.

1996

this
the eschenau summer press publications 37
[les livres et les publications 82]

1995-00-00-1010

poa annua 10 ×
[piet trantel editor : barskamp 1996]
12 p. (9 × 9 cm
[not in les livres et les publications]


texts and contributions

'all this here', in ... (1996?).

'change' 'this this', in exhibition information herman de vries : to be (Museum Scryption : Tilburg 1996) 1, 2-3.

'the locked paradise', in exhibition catalogue Trilogi/Kunst-natur-videnskab. Trilogy/Art-nature-science (Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik etc. : Odense 1996) 217-219 (ill.).

1997

- green? -
edition lydia megert : bern and montreuil/paris 1997
9 sheets (22.9 × 17.9 cm), each with one sample of green earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: scotland, germany, switzerland, france and greece, a sheet of japanese paper with a printed poem in english in a handlabeled box
signed and numbered edition of 11 copies
including - supplement green? -, collected: hermigua, la gomera, 1 sheet added 2000 and - supplement II - green? -, origin: north cyprus, 1 sheet added 2002
see also library of earth colours (2005)
[les livres et les publications 83]

earth notes
ed. by the artist : eschenau (1983) 1997-2008
9 vols., each 224 p., containing 108 earth rubbings each (varying formats)
edition 1
[les livres et les publications 84]


texts and contributions

'[a sanctuarium is a respected, protected space ...]', in exhibition catalogue Contemporary sculpture. Projects in Munster (Verlag Gerd Hatje : Ostfildern 1997) 430-433, 435 (ill.). Also in German in the German edition of the catalogue. Reprinted in French in herman de vries (Anthèse : Arcueil 2000) 87-88, 15.

'[article 1.1 of german constitutional law ...]', in exhibition catalogue Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997 (Verlag Gerd Hatje : Ostfildern 1997) 434 (ill.).

'temple of the western buddha', in Unbuilt Roads - 107 unrealized Projects / hrsg. Hans-Ulrich Obrist (Verlag Hatje Cantz : Ostfildern 1997) 100 (text, ill.).

1998

red! rouge! - from red earth   de la terre rouge -
edition lydia megert : paris/montreuil 1998
10 sheets (28.4 × 22.5 cm), each with one sample of red earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: germany, spain. france, canary islands, tunisia, jordan, denmark and greece, a sheet of japanese paper with a printed text in a handlabeled box
signed and numbered edition of 17 copies
see also library of earth colours (2005)
[les livres et les publications 85]

de tuindorpcollecties. tuindorp de kievet, tilburg
[voorwoord peter blankenstein]
stichting bronzen beverfonds : tilburg / de mondriaan stichting : amsterdam 1998
64 p. (23 × 16 cm)
edition 2500
guide which accompanied the project 'de tuindorpcollecties' in 'tuindorp De Kievit', Tilburg
[les livres et les publications 86]


texts and contributions

'[the process of being]', in '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). Reprinted in herman de vries (Anthèse : Arcueil 2000) 14 (also in French) and in herman de vries : all this here / [Redaktion Barbara Strieder] (Stiftung Museum Schloss Moyland : Bedburg Hau 2009) [14]. The French translation is also reprinted in herman de vries. les choses mêmes (Réserve Géologique de Haute-Provence/Musée Départemental Digne : Digne-les-Bains etc. 2001) 38-39. Translated in German in introduction 'Über die heilige Wälder - Von Bonifazius bis Hollywood', in Heilge Wälder (Verlag Neue Erde : Saarbrücken 2004) [also available as recorded text].

'to be / all / ways / to be', in Stampzine. An international postal art rubber stamp assemblage magazine in the "samizdat" tradition n° 4 (San Francisco 1998) 37, 39, 41, 43.

'inleiding', in De tuindorpcollecties (Stichting Bronzen Beverfonds : Tilburg / Mondriaan Stichting : Amsterdam 1998) 2-3.

'-parts of the whole- herman de vries 1997', in Contributions to Knowledge # 4/5 - Earth Project Meeting, Summer 1998 / ed. by Ted Purves (0,0 Editions : Oakland 1998).

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1999

108 x
lydia megert editions : montreuil/paris 1999
9 fol. (50 × 50 cm)
edition 19 + 1 a.p., numbered and signed
portfolio with 9 sheets each with a passe-partout, each with 12 small cellophan bags containing one item. Each bag contains one item, such as grass, earth, feathers, bark, animal hair, leaves, wings of butterflies, plus one cover page with handwritten title, signature and number of the edition; in a linen portfolio
see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
[not in les livres et les publications]

wörter
eschenau summer press publication 42
[les livres et les publications 87]

tutto
eschenau summer press publication 44
[les livres et les publications 88]

watergoed kop van overijssel
Esselink Stichting : Zwolle / Mondriaan Stichting : Amsterdam 1999
40 p. (29,7 × 21 cm)
This edition is nr. 5 in the series of projects, initiated by the 'Praktijkbureau Beeldende Kunstopdrachten'
[les livres et les publications 89]

the book of ashes, collected 1990-1999
ed. by the artist : eschenau 1999
220 p. (28.7 × 24.2 cm)
edition 1
[les livres et les publications 90]


texts and contributions

[no title], in Stampzine. An international postal art rubber stamp assemblage magazine in the "samizdat" tradition n° 5 (San Francisco 1999) [29].

'vegetation und kunst - 10 thesen', in catalogue rosegarden. Verlorene Orte (Rosenheim 1999) 19. Reprinted in English 'art and vegetation. 10 theses', in exhibition catalogue trans'plant. Living Vegetation in Contemporary Art (Hatje Cantz : Ostfildern 2000) 130-131 (ill.) and in French in herman de vries (Anthèse : Arcueil 2000) 14.

[letter] '[kunst ist ...]', in Florian Matzner, 'Künstler Umfrage', in Basisarbeit / hrsg. von Olaf Metzel (Akademie der bildenden Künste : München 1999) 189.

'here and everywhere', in Edinburgh Review n° 102 (1999) [79]. Reprinted in Passport / ed. by Alec Finlay (Morning Star Publications : Edinburgh 2002) 27.

'summary', written in 1998 and published in watergoed kop van overijssel (Esselink Stichting : Zwolle/Mondriaan Stichting : Amsterdam 1999) 39.

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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