Herman de Vries : toevalstekeningen = Random objectivations / samenstelling Lilian & Co Seegers, Antionette de Stigter ; tekst Herman de Vries, Lisette Pelsers, Co Seegers ; vertaling Mike Ritchie.

Author
Vries, Herman de, 1931- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
  • Dutch
  • English
Published/​Created
Otterlo : Kröller-Müller Museum, c2015.
Description
81 pages : ill. (some col.), port. ; 22 x 29 cm.

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Summary note
The oeuvre of herman de vries has recently received a great deal of attention. His inclusion as Dutch representative at the Venice Biennale constitutes a well-deserved crowning moment in an artistic practice that spans some fifty years. The Kröller-Müller Museum, in close collaboration with de vries, is now devoting an exhibition to his so-called random drawings from the period 1970-1975. The random drawings were created in de vries first years as a full-time artist and after he moved to the North Bavarian Eschenau, where he still lives today. The drawings derive from the organizing principles of chance and probability that are so characteristic for de vries. Inspired by the agricultural research that he carried out previously at the Plant Pathology Department in Wageningen, de vries began making random compositions, in which the elements lines, stripes, fields, dots, circles acquire their place in the composition through chance.00Exhibition: Kröller-Müller-Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands (06.06.-15.11.2015).
Notes
Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at Kröller-Müller Museum, June 6-Nov. 15, 2015.
Language note
In Dutch and English.
Other title(s)
  • Toevalstekeningen
  • Herman de Vries : Random objectivations
ISBN
  • 9789073313361
  • 9073313368
OCLC
922682407
RCP
H - S
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