Encyclopaedia of Time in Art: pp. 25–27

Year: 1996
Completed: 09/02/1996
Ontology: Limited edition
Edition: 36 pages about time
In edition: 12

Medium: Watercolour, lead pencil and pen on paper

HxWxD cm: 31 x 67
Components: 3
Collection: Public collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1996

Encyclopaedia of Time in Art

To find the time in this work of art, enter a room that has some stairs and think of a recent movie you have seen.

With this movie in mind, hold a pen above the grid on page 26, close your eyes and let your hand fall. Open you eyes and note the time and date of this fallen mark, on page 27.


[flooplan details]

  • window wall;
  • room with stairs;
  • outside stairs to entrance.

Encyclopaedia of Time in Art

At the moment your hand fell and marked the part of the grid below, the time in this work of art was found.

In completing the instructions from page 25, please note here this moment’s:
time ____[11:43pm]_____ and date ___[Friday, 9 February ’96]______________ .


[floorplan details]

  • window for receiving stares;
  • table for noting the time and date;
  • room for chance scenes and movies stares;
  • table for sorting each stare into its movie plot;
  • pigeon-holes for movie plots;
  • half-wall
Qty ID Medium HxWxD cm
2 pp. 25 & 27

Watercolour, lead pencil and biro on paper

 15 x 15
1 p. 26

Watercolour and lead pencil on paper

25 x 25
Alan G. Artner, ‘More Than Meets The Eye: Increase In Dealers At Navy Pier Gives `Art 1996 Chicago’ A Distinct European Shift’, Chicago Tribune, May 12 1996.