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Working drawing for Boundary (A line in art)
from the Working drawings for Boundary (A line in art) series 1993

coloured pencil, pencil and fibre-tipped pen
29.7 × 41.8 cm (sheet)
inscribed in pencil l.r.: B.H 93
inscribed in pencil u.l.-c.l.: all of a sudden soudain, tout à cach / this thing, that thing, fuck.
inscribed in pencil u.l.-c.l.: (various numbers) ‘SPECIAL INTEREST’ (various numbers)
inscribed in pencil c.l.: dont let this / go there is / something here I I / not a colum
inscribed in pencil c.l.: let it go
inscribed in pencil u.c.-u.r.: what part of me do I expect the new to come from / my mind ? only my mind ? / what is new ? what can be new / answer ! = the doing / newness in the becoming of (the new) / (the) becoming = (the) doing newness / the will to do something (anything) / productive being (special) (not so special) / personal experience ? / personal expression ? / BE COMING / paint this ok (downward arrow) now! scale ? / Being a lady ‘BODY’
inscribed in pencil (in image) c.r.: BIG / BODY [arrow downward] / BODY (arrow upward)
inscribed in pencil (in image) c.r.: BIG / BODY (arrow downward) / BODY / BODY (arrow upward)
inscribed in pencil c.r.: LAIR / LIAR / LINE
inscribed in pencil l.c.: a folding line / ‘Everything in form, and life itself is form.’ BALZAC / form is inseparable from movement. / form is alive / life is movement. / folding. / space.
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of an anonymous donor through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2011
© Brent Harris
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Gallery location
Not on display