Encyclopaedia of Time in Art: pp. 31–33

Year: 1996
Completed: 11/02/1996
Ontology: Limited edition
Edition: 36 pages about time
In edition: 12

Medium: Watercolour, lead pencil and pen on paper

HxWxD cm: 34.3 x 71.5 x 3.5
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 containing art history books and think of the ghost story you first read.

With this story in mind, hold a pen above the grid on page 32, close your eyes and let your hand fall. Open you eyes and note the time and date of this fallen mark, on page 33.


[flooplan details]

  • room with art history books;
  • shelves full of art history books;
  • internal walls of reflective mirror.

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 28, please note here this moment’s:
time ____[5:43pm]_____ and date ___[Sunday, 11 February ’96]______________ .


[floorplan details]

  • room for chance in contemporary history;
  • table for nothing the time and date;
  • plinth for a ghost novel.
Qty ID Medium HxWxD cm
2 pp. 31 & 33

Watercolour, lead pencil and biro on paper

 15 x 15
1 p. 32

Watercolour and lead pencil on paper

25 x 25