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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.: what do I want to say about anything / meaningless paintings
inscribed in pencil c.l.: got the picture / (DELEUZE) / getting the pitcutre / (GAUTTARI)
inscribed in pencil c.l.: To my inability to locate.a / meaning significant enough / to declare an image system / for myself due to what ?
inscribed in pencil l.l.-l.c.: Express what. / What point in my own experience / would I want to express. Nothing / about myself impresses me. So / should I illustrate some social / text that concerns me. Sexual difference ? / Gee that would be novel !.. / How do I define experience. What experience / psychology – ontology – spiritual. philosophic (psychology ontology philosophic underlined) / To start describing to myself the experience / of being alive. of perception, of articulation / I hate the idea of painting as another language. / The privelege of questioning.
inscribed in pencil u.r.: why do I still do / this
inscribed in pencil c.: experience on the plane / of the fold / black holes- / Gilles Deleuze… / -white walls.
inscribed in pencil l.r.: what does this mean? / 7.4 / white stocking painting
inscribed in pencil l.r.: what does this mean / it works / but what / does it do
inscribed in pencil l.r.: why do / I feel less / convinced / by this illeg. / than the / double ballle / when this / is more / my own / image
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
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display