Exposition Herman de Vries

"earth-wipes" of Herman de Vries on show in the museum

The ISRIC World Soil Museum hosted an exposition “ earth-wipes ” of Herman de Vries. Soil samples from Ethiopia bodemmonsters and the Negev  dessert woestijn, that remind the visitors of old Munsell cards from May 23 - July 11 2014.His consistent application of some simple principles leads to a visually multifaceted oeuvre. The exhibition contains also archival material about the scientific work of Herman de Vries during his years as a researcher at institutes in Wageningen and Arnhem (1953-1970) that formed an important source for his artistic activities. He is currently one of the most internationally acclaimed Dutch artists, and his work is in many domestic and foreign museums.