So she said

Year: 2007
Ontology: standalone

Medium: Enamel on plywood; acrylic on linen and canvas; framed watercolour and lead pencil on paper

HxWxD cm: 180h x 220w x 220d cm overall
Collection: Public collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ACTUAL ART
They return home from the party. He is worried; she, annoyed. They have been arguing. He overheard her tell other guests that she is an artist, that her paintings are of vivid historical moments and that hordes of curators wish to exhibit them; or so she said. He beseeches her to look at her so-called colourful canvases on the shelves inside, and tell him what she actually sees. She refuses.

[floorplan details]
opposite room;
where they have been arguing;
inside the opposite room;
paintings on shelves

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.