Herman de Vries Catalogs Nature at the Venice Art Biennale

Designboom writes: “Dutch artist Herman de Vries represents the Netherlands at the Dutch pavilion for the 2015 Venice Art Biennale. De Vries’ background as a horticulturist and natural scientist offers visitors to the exhibition ‘to be all ways to be’ a look at both the unity and diversity of the world around us, presented through sculptures, works on paper, photography and an expansive range of objects.” “From Earth: Everywhere” is a wall sized tableau comprising 84 earth rubbings on paper. Designboom says that De Vries collected soil samples from different locations all over the world on his many travels, forming … Read more