ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG, “Art meets Science and Spirituality”, 1990
29,7 x 21 cm
brochure; leporello, 8 pp.
published by Art meets Science and Spirituality in a Changing Economy Foundation, Amsterdam
In 1990 from September 10 – 14, a symposium was initiated by Louwrien Wijers at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Scientists, philosophers and artists took part in this event. Apart from Robert Rauschenberg, also Marina Abramovic, John Cage, JCJ Vanderheyden and Lawrence Weiner participated.
HANNES VAN ES, Hannes van Es Talks To Louwrien Wijers, 1986 (8 November)
29,7 x 21 cm,
machine typed text, 4 loose sheets
English interview – resume
– original carbon copy from 1986
– original photo stats from 1986
LOUWRIEN WIJERS, Niet liegen/niet stelen/niet doden (“Don’t lie / don’t steel / don’t kill – grains / greens / beans”), 2015
14,8 x 21 cm, digital screen print, dibond
signed, dated, numbered
published by Galerie van Gelder Editions, Amsterdam
LOUWRIEN WIJERS, Société Anonyme, 2007
61 x 86,7 cm
offset: recto-verso, folded as issued
published by Hors Série Point d”Ironie / Agnès B., Paris
issued on behalf of exhibition at Plateau – FRAC, Ile de France, Paris, France
HANNES VAN ES, Confrontated, In Crisis and Portraits, 1971
A4, 5 parts
black & white photos in original frames
signed, dated, number 1/8, unique
planned edition 8 of which only this unique series came into production
published by Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam
In the early seventies the artists Hannes van Es and Louwrien Wijers lived on a boat. Both artists were only influenced by their time of hippie dom and alternative ways of living together. In their case they were specifically inspired by Ben d’Armagnac and Ger Dekker. The individual titles of this series of photos are “hannes van es confrontated” [sic], “louwrien wijers in crisis”, “louwrien wijers in crisis”, “portrait of louwrien wijers” and “portrait of hannes van es”.
LOUWRIEN WIJERS, untitled sculpture [Woman is the Jewel], 1971
30 x 30 cm
printed in cold lead typesetting, i.e. book printing
8 sheets, cover sheet, cardboard base, vintage rope
condition: good, although aged with protection sheet worn at the extremeties
published by De Appel, Amsterdam / the artist
Private collection, Amsterdam, Margin scheme
The introduction text starts with a description of a visit to the studio of Hanne Darboven in Hamburg. From the first page on each next loose sheet is printed with a bigger font.
During the afternoon of the 9th of December, sitting with Hanne Darboven in her workingroom at the parental Hamburg home where she lives, I experienced a fight within myself which forced me to either deny her work in order to be able to respect her person or deny myself and continue an agreeable feeling towards the work lying between us on the table.….
History of price:
Zwiggelaar Auctions, Amsterdam, 24 June 2022 € 800,- (hammer price)