herman and susanne de vries – die wiese / the meadow
published by Peter Foolen Editions and Lecturis, Eindhoven, in an edition of 750 copies
450 pages, 17 x 24 cm, hardcover, bound in linen with foil block printing.
There will be a special edition of 36 copies, signed and numbered, including two sheets with dried leaves from the Eschenau meadow.
this book will be published in Fall 2013, the launch will be at the exhibition herman de vries – books and editions at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.
A publication with an extensive selection of photographs taken by herman and susanne de vries of their meadow at the edge of the Steigerwald in Eschenau, Germany. The photographs are taken from 1986 until this Spring and show, in chronologic order, the development and change of their 'meadow' – a field of 4000 square metres which has changed into a very rich biotope with a wealth of plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. The photographs display various observed details and overviews of this meadow in different seasons of the year.
photographs © Peter Foolen – herman de vries in 'die wiese', Eschenau, April 2012