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2001

philosophische bemerkungen
eschenau summer press publications 47
[les livres et les publications 93]

2002

my poetry is the world
[eschenau editions] : eschenau 2002
140 p. (23.5 × 16.5 cm)
edition 300, numbered 1-300 + spec. edition 9, numbered i-ix
translation of the text "my poetry is the world" into 65 languages
[les livres et les publications 94a and 94b]

eschenau sutra
musée des beaux-arts : lausanne 2002
36 p. (29,7 × 21 cm)
edition 600, numbered
publication which accompanied the exhibition 'herman de vries, différent & identique', Musée des beaux-arts, Lausanne (February 2-April 21, 2002)
[les livres et les publications 95]

2003

argumentstellen : citation de ludwig wittgenstein
frac bretagne : châteaugiron / editions incertain sens : rennes 2003
48 p. (29.7 × 21 cm)
edition 1250
concept developed in 1968
[les livres et les publications 96]

from earth : +/- lila
edition lydia megert : bern and montreuil/paris 2003
10 sheets (23 × 17.4 cm), each with one sample of lila earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: greek island leros, canary island gomera and germany in a handlabeled box
signed and numbered edition of 13 copies
see also library of earth colours (2005)
[les livres et les publications 97]

change
eschenau summer press publications 50
[les livres et les publications 98]

steigerwald holzbibliothek. bibliothèque des bois de la région de steigerwald. steigerwald wood library. steigerwald houtbibliotheek
[with jörn hagen]
[eschenau editions] : eschenau 2003
24 volumes; varying formats; edition 9
[les livres et les publications 99]

2004

from earth: gelb jaune yellow
edition lydia megert : paris/bern 2004
17 sheets (28.4 × 20.9 cm), each with one sample of yellow earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths: bhutan, australia, greece, morocco, canary islands, germany, new zealand, united states, france, indonesia and siberia in a handlabeled box
signed and numbered edition of 13 copies & 1 a.p.
see also library of earth colours (2005)
[les livres et les publications 100]

ashes
eschenau editions : eschenau 2004
224 p. (33 × 26 cm)
edition 6, numbered
book containing 108 rubbed out ashes; including a handwritten index of the origins of the ashes. The book has been bound in black velours goatleather
[les livres et les publications 101]

les très riches heures de herman de vries
seedamm kulturzentrum – stiftung charles & agnes vögele : pfäffikon 2004
272 p. (15 × 21.5 cm)
edition 300, numbered, signed
[les livres et les publications 102]

the music of sound / the sound of music
published by Seedamm Kulturzentrum Pfäffikon SZ, Stiftung Charles und Agnes Vögele
Centre des livres d'artistes/Pays-Paysage : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2004
2 CDs
edition 216, numbered
[les livres et les publications 103]

gold
eschenau summer press publications 51
[les livres et les publications 104]

2005

from earth: brown braun brun
edition lydia megert : paris/bern 2005
11 sheets (28.5 × 22 cm) each with one sample of brown earth, rubbed in by hand by the artist, a handwritten coverpage with, on the back, the identification of the origins of earths : canary islands, india, kenya, germany, japan, thailand, mongolia, australia and peru in a handlabeled box
signed and numbered edition of 13 copies
see also library of earth colours (2005)
[les livres et les publications 105]

library of earth colours
edition lydia megert : paris/bern 2005
7 volumes in 1 box
edition 6
box containing the following seven editions, published between 1993 and 2005:
from white earth / von weisser erde (1993); - green? - (1997); red! rouge! - from red earth   de la terre rouge - (1998); - grey & gray - from earth (2000); from earth: +/- lila (2003); from earth: gelb jaune yellow (2004); from earth: brown braun brun (2005)
see also Lydia Megert Editions, Bern
[les livres et les publications 106]

flur – und feldnamen rundum eschenau von willi schwappacher. ein beitrag zum erhalt ärtlicher überlieferung herausgegeben von herman de vries
eschenau edition : eschenau 2005
1 fol. (80.5 × 94.5 cm)
edition 150
[les livres et les publications addenda 3]

2006

all ways – statement I
[with marion reißner]
eschenau editions : eschenau 2006
2 fol. (30 × 20,2 cm)
grey cardboard-cover, with 2 photos in colour (so-called failed shots) and 1 page of transparent paper without text, label with imprint, numbering and signatures inside the cardboard-cover
edition 13 (numbered and signed)
[les livres et les publications addenda 6]

2007

no word – statement II
[with marion reißner; translation by nobuyuki yuasa]
eschenau editions : eschenau 2007
3 fol. (30.3 × 21 cm)
grey cardboard-cover, with inside 1 page of transparent paper with the text "no word", 1 photo in colour and 1 white page with a text of Basho (1644-1694)
edition 17 (numbered and signed)
les livres et les publications addenda 6]

statements [III]
[with marion reißner]
eschenau editions : eschenau 2007
32 p. (29.7 × 21 cm)
white cardboard-cover, with 32 pages of which 20 with photos in colour and the rest each with a short text (e.g. "here i am" / "die eiche" ... )
edition 216 (numbered 1 to 216 + 9 numbered I-IX)
les livres et les publications addenda 6]

in memory of the scottish forests
centre des livres d’artistes : saint-yrieix-la-perche 2007
408 p. (29,2 × 20,8 cm)
edition 216
[les livres et les publications addenda 6]

on the beach – morocco, february 2006
limart : tokyo / luïscius books : 's-hertogenbosch 2007
printed and bound by Boekdrukatelier het Y, Amsterdam
66 pages (32 × 21 × 2.7 cm)
title-page and 33 pages each with a photo in colour, back-page with imprint, numbering and signature, japanese binding, in white cardboard box with title on spine
edition 36, numbered and signed

2008

eigenblut
eschenau summer press publication 56

le chêne de trévans – statement
eschenau summer press publication 57

quelques moments du courant de bès. reproductions photographiques (3 sec. de différence)
eschenau summer press publication 58

looking smelling hearing etc.
eschenau summer press publication 59

chance & change
filmed on May 1-2, 2007 along the Weilersbach in Steigerwald by herman de vries, Nico van Breemen, Riekje Wit, and susanna jacob-de vries
2 video DVD viz. 'no beginning no end' (37 min) and 'weilersbach' (47 min)
Galerie Wit, Wageningen
of this work 36 copies has been produced, numbered 1-36 + 10 copies h.c., numbered a-j; signed by the artist

2009

herman de vries. a random sample of my visual chances in diabet 4-5-1973
eschenau edition : [eschenau] 2009

red portfolio (25 × 18.4 cm) containg 36 prints of colour photographs (15 × 21 cm)
edition 17, numbered
[les livres et les publications addenda 8]

herman de vries. mesa : katalog mit dokumentation und einigen anmerkungen und zusätzlichen informationen = catalogue with documentation, some annotations and additional information 1996-2007
concept and text herman de vries; editing Daniël van de Poel
Stichting Kröller-Müller Museum : Otterlo 2009
152 p. (24 × 17 cm)
edition 500
[les livres et les publications addenda 8]

kant cant
eschenau summer press publications 60

herman de vries. statement
[eschenau] : eschenau editions 2009
DVD with performance at the opening of the exhibition 'all this here', Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg Hau
edition 20, numbered and signed
[les livres et les publications addenda 9]

2010

herman de vries. a random sample of the seeings of my beings
centre des livres d'artistes
saint-yrieix-la-perche 2010
[352] p. (15 × 21.5 cm)
booklet with photographs, b&w offset on semi-mat white paper
edition 300 copies
[les livres et les publications addenda 9]

herman de vries : ambulo ergo sum
Hybriden-Verlag : Berlin 2010
mimas atlas # 10
[20] pp (21.5 × 16 cm)
boards with letterpress-tile and original tipped-in color photo (each book a different photo) on front panel (hardcover). In cooperation with susanne de vries, Marion Reissner and Merik de Vries; with original artwork consisting of roots in a cellophane bag, signed and numbered on the opposite page. Including a DVD in color with a walk of herman de vries (49.56 minutes)
edition 50 copies, numbered and signed (includes DVD)
[les livres et les publications addenda 8]

'konkrete poëzie - een essay', in IZ 6
G.J. de Rook : Den Haag 2010
(29.7 × 21 cm)
edition 26
[les livres et les publications addenda 9]

kant cant
eschenau editions - herman de vries : [eschenau] 2010
set of 9 postcards with texts from kant's gesammelte schriften; band VIII, kant's handschriften nachlaß, band VIII; opus posthum convolut I, p. 1-158, berlin und leibzig [sic] 1936
postcards with texts from eschenau summer press publications 60

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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