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fragments - collected in the nördlicher steigerwald - eschenau
concept herman de vries, in collaboration with susanne jacob de vries and marion reissner
Peter Foolen Editions : Eindhoven 2011
photography Bruno Schneyer, Zeil am Main
printing Lecturis, Eindhoven
56 p. (16.5 × 21 cm)
published in an edition of 300 numbered copies and a special edition of 17 copies, with enclosed an oak leaf from Eschenau on cardboard, collected Öllarn 22.8.2011; signed and numbered by the artist. Book with photographs of a collection of 25 natural fragments from the northern Steigerwald
[les livres et les publications addenda 10]

the walls of marrakech
Hybriden-Verlag : Berlin 2011
1 vol., unpaged (13 × 19 cm)
edition 15
65 original photographs and book with text in slipcase

searching for the source
eschenau summer press publications 63

het is = es ist
redactie/redaktion herman de vries, Cees de Boer
tekst en fotografie/text und fotografie herman de vries
ontwerp/entwurf Sepp Bader
Reeks/Reihe no. 6
Uitgeverij Dimter : Hengelo 2011
[24] p. (13.5 × 20.5 cm)
edition 250, numbered and signed
in these editions double talents, artists with visual as well as literary works, are proposed. The photographs are taken in an afternoon in the northern Steigerwald, Bavaria
[les livres et les publications addenda 10]


wit white
by herman de vries
Reprint Collection, curated by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix and Clive Phillpot
Zédélé Éditions : Brest 2012
Reprint from the edition artists press : bern 1980
352 p. (21 × 15 cm)


die wiese / the meadow
herman and susanne de vries & marion reissner (concept & photography)
published by Peter Foolen Editions & Lecturis, Eindhoven
320 p. (24 × 16.5 cm); hardcover, bound in linen
edition of 750 copies and a special edition of 34 + 2 copies, signed and numbered with two editions with dried leaves from the meadow

traces of joy
by carlijn mens, herman de vries; photography by susanne de vries
Published by Galerie Wit : Wageningen 2013
Printed by Aktivdruck, Ebelsbach
[12] fol. col. photos only (21.5 × 16.6 cm)
edition of 216 copies

infinity in finity
by herman de vries
Éditions Incertain Sens : Rennes 2013
printed by Grafix Centrum Poligrafii, Gdansk
[24] p. (21 × 16.6 cm)

die wolken / the clouds
eschenau summer press publication 70


herman de vries. being this joy experience unity
Published by Global Art Affairs in Leiden and Luiscius Books, 's Hertogenbosch, 2014
Personal Structures Art Projects number 8 (p.s.a.p. # 8)
green paper-covered cardboard box, containing a book: green cloth-covered boards with embossed title (hardcover), 24 x 17.5 x 5.5 cm. (244 pp.) text with coloured plates, + a CD housed in a cloth-covered cardboard holder with embossed title, both kept together in a green with embossed lettered cloth-covered cardboard cassette
edition 100 copies and a deluxe edition 50 copies
the book is also online available on the site of Global Art Affairs

herman de vries – die wiese | the meadow and herman de vries – juniper communis
Peter Foolen Editions and De Ketelfactory have published an edition in two parts. Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'herman de vries – books & editions' at the Small Publishers' Fair, London, curated by Peter Foolen and the exhibition 'herman de vries – no thing', at De Ketelfactory, Schiedam, 20 September 20, 2014–January 18, 2015
one part is a package with 36 postcards with photographs by Peter Foolen of 'die wiese / the meadow' by herman and susanne de vries in Eschenau, Germany. The photographs were taken in different seasons during visits to herman de vries and his meadow in Eschenau, 2011-2014

herman de vries. remember theodor gustav fechner. a reading performance at the royal botanic garden edinburgh at the 16th of august 1992 by herman de vries
eschenau summer press publications 33
Reprint on the occasion of the inauguration of 'the waterlilies. remembering gustav theodor fechner (1801-1887)' at peckedam manor on the nijenhuis estate, diepenheim, october 10, 2014

herman de vries. white
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam : Schiedam 2014
1 vol. unpaged (17 × 12 cm); softcover
the book 'white' is part of the combined catalogue published to accompany the exhibitions 'all' and 'no thing' in the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam and De Ketelfactory, Schiedam

herman de vries. à mes pieds
cairn centre d'art et musée gassendi, digne-les-bains 2014
printed by corlet
1 vol. unpaged (15 × 21 cm); softcover
collection of photographs by herman de vries

herman de vries. an katharina 2003-2013
published in 2013 [= 2014] by Lindgehrn-verlag, Henkerswiese
printed by Aktivdruck, Ebelsbach
86 p. (19 × 19 cm); softcover
edition 216
collection of poems, textworks and drawings by herman de vries. 'an katharina' is Katharina Winterhalter, close friend of susanne and herman de vries


herman de vries. ali baba visits marrakech
Hybriden Verlag : Berlin 2015
"mimas atlas # 18"
booklet with photographs + DVD and 2 collages by herman de vries
edition 100, signed and numbered

herman de vries. looking, smelling, hearing, etc.
temporary travelling press publications 71

herman de vries. zufall
temporary travelling press publications 71

herman de vries 'rosa damascena'
herman de vries & stedelijk museum schiedam 2015
3rd edition
printed by lecturis, eindhoven
typography peter foolen, eindhoven
dried rosebuds in white cardboard folder (21.5 × 15 × 1.6 cm)
edition of 324 + xxxi copies; the first two editions were published as number 25 by the eschenau summer press in 1984 (100 copies) and 1990 (150 copies)


herman de vries. the earth museum catalogue
herman de vries : Eschenau 2016
2 volumes
volume I: index volume (30.3 × 21.4 × 2.5 cm)
volume II: catalogue, 472 sheets (32.0 × 23.5 × 7.1 cm)
edition 200, numbered and signed

humulus lupulus [hops]
Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen : Tuttlingen 2016
edition 19, signed and numbered
edition published on the occasion of the exhibition 'no beginning no end' in the Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen (September 10-October 16, 2016)

herman de vries. kijk!
Den Boer / De Ruiter : Vlissingen 2016
Slibreeks no. 149
60 pp. (14.9 × 10.4 cm)


herman de vries. air - the music of sound 2
eschenau edition : eschenau 2017
recorded at linon studio, schonungen
lutz oldemeier
edition 108
the LP can be ordered through the representing galleries (see 'collections') or email (use contact). All further information on the flyer
click here to open the flyer (pdf)

herman de vries. in memoriam de koeien
Verbeke Foundation : Kemzeke 2017
photographs: Tineke Schuurmans
edition unknown

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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