rationele strukturen / random objectivations
ijmuiden: felison, 1968. First edition of 150 of which this is no. 121. Side-stapled 4to in white wrappers printed in black and red with pages printed in black on rectos, one page printed in black and red on gray paper on recto. Unpaginated [18 pp.]. Text in Dutch.
Typescript catalogue issued on the occasion of this exhibition showcasing Herman de Vries’ ‘random objectivations’ held March 28–April 21, 1968 at the Felison Gallery in IJmuiden. Includes an introductory essay by de Vries, a supporting essay by Siegfried Maser, a biography of the artist, a list of publications by the artist, and a list of the artwork featured in the exhibition. Partially illustrated with six pages of objectivations, one of which is a small exhibition poster printed in red and black on gray paper. The striking cover and poster design is by Dan van Golberdinge. Issued as ‘felison-kahiers nr 10.’ Scarce.
Rubbing to covers, bumps to corners, including closed tears along crown and heel of spine, and a 5 x 4 cm (2 x 1.75") section of the back cover missing at top-left corner. Pages with trace amounts age toning and wear along extremities on account of some of the pages being slightly larger, and the addition of four arrows in pencil to one a diagram. Else very good. Item #858