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Physico-Chem-Zeit-Konstellation 11:00 23:00
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Physico-Chem-Zeit-Konstellation 11:00 23:00 1962

On Display Modern Two

  • Artist Rooms
Allusions to different branches of science are brought together in this two-part drawing, which refers to physics, chemistry and astronomy. In the top part, selected words have been covered with paint, as if to 'absorb' them into the medium. In the bottom part, the covering of words seems more artful, with longer sweeps of paint used, as if charting the movements of stars. The work includes a sense of passing time over a twelve-hour period, with the top part marked 23:00 hours and the bottom 11:00 hours. It may have been made to record a particular event.


  • Acc. No. AR00698
  • Medium 2 works on card, oil paint and graphite
  • Size Part 1: 20.80 x 28.00 cm; Part 2: 21.20 x 21.20 cm
  • Credit ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008