Encyclopaedia of Time in Art: pp. 1-3

GH made Encyclopaedia of Time in Art: pp. 1-3 in 1996 and included the artwork in Art 1996 Chicago at the David Pestorius Gallery, Chicago, in 1996. Encyclopaedia of Time in Art: pp. 1-3 is one of twelve in the limited edition 36 pages about time. The artwork's medium includes Watercolour and lead pencil on paper, measuring, overall, 34.3 x 71.5 x 3.5.

Encyclopaedia of Time in Art

To find the time in this work of art, enter a room in which there is a chair and think of the conversation you last had.

[floorplan: room with chair]

With this conversation in mind, hold a pen above the grid on page 2, close your eyes and let your hand fall. Open your eyes and note the time and date of this fallen mark, on page 3.

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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.

[floorplan: table for noting the time and date; room for chance thoughts]

In completing the instructions from page 1, please note here this moment’s: time ________ and date __________ .

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Exhibitions
07/11/2003 But is it art?, The Cross Art Projects, Sydney
25/03/2001 Gail Hastings: multiples, books, prints, editions, etc., Pestorius Sweeney House, Brisbane
08/09/1999 Space Affects: the art and architecture of James Birrell and Gail Hastings, Metro Arts (cur. David Pestorius), Brisbane
12/03/1998 art opinion no. 636, David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane
23/05/1997 two corners and a cube, Galerie Köstring/Maier, München
09/05/1996 Art 1996 Chicago, David Pestorius Gallery, Chicago
Bibliography
George Alexander, ‘Primed Suspects: Gail Hastings’ Sculptural Situations’, But is it Art?: Sculptural Situations by Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, The Cross Art Projects, Sydney 2003.
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.
James Birrell, ‘Abstract Distractions’, in David Pestorius (ed.), Space Affects: The art and architecture of James Birrell and Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Metro Arts, Brisbane 1999, pp.23–5.
Lisa Kelly, ‘If Anything.’, in Gwynneth Porter and Dan Arps (ed.), Natural Selection Magazine, issue 1, 2004, pp.7.1–7.2 http://naturalselection.org.nz/archive/1/1.7_Lisa_Ruark.pdf.
Ruark Lewis, ‘An emailed note concerning an art talk by Gail Hastings’, in Gwynneth Porter and Dan Arps (ed.), Natural Selection Magazine, issue 1, 2004, p.7.3, http://naturalselection.org.nz/archive/1/1.7_Lisa_Ruark.pdf.