behind you: blue

GH made behind you: blue in 2007 and included the artwork in Overheard Conversation: Sculptural Situations by Gail Hastings at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, in 2007. behind you: blue is one of two in the unlimited edition Behind you. The artwork's medium includes Acrylic & lead pencil on plywood; framed watercolour & lead pencil on paper; enamel on steel , measuring, overall, 183.5 x 161.8 x 300.

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ART IN MISSING MOMENTS

Where they were searching the future’s dark night for the star-bright moment missing from their present; without realising it is not missing, but always in memory — behind you.

floorplan details:

  • stairs
  • stares
  • missing moment
Bibliography
Melissa Keys, ‘Gail Hastings: Sculptural Situations’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth 2008.
Andrew McNamara, ‘Making space for the invisible architecture of the social’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth 2008.
Andrew McNamara, ‘Making space for the invisible architecture of the social’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney no.2.07, 1997.