Block and breathing hole - 117 days in Japan
06 Jul 1958 -
glass, cotton and Japanese shikishi boards
140.0 x 48.5 x 51.0 cm overall :
a - glass box housing cards, 27 x 26.4 x 22 cm
b - Japanese cards, 27 x 24.2 cm, each card
c - glass pedestal, 110 x 48.5 x 51 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales Contempo Group 1999
Not on display
© Rosslynd Piggott
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Swallowing Night: Rosslynd Piggott, The Kitamoto Cultural Centre Gallery, 06 Dec 1997–14 Dec 1997
Swallowing Night 2, Sutton Gallery, Fitzroy, 08 Aug 1998–02 Sep 1998
The Infinite Space: Women, Minimalism and the Sculptural Object, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Parkville, 28 Sep 1998–06 Dec 1998
Rosslynd Piggott: I sense you but I cannot see you, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 12 Apr 2019–18 Aug 2019
Referenced in 6 publications
Rachel Kent, The Infinite Space: Women, Minimalism and the Sculptural Object, 'Minimalism: past and present", pg. 4-10, Melbourne, 1998, 7 (illus.), 8, 27, 28 (colour illus.), 32.
The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama (Editor), Swallowing night: Rosslynd Piggott, Japan, 1997, 7, 13 (colour illus.), 15. cat.no. 8
Wayne Tunnicliffe, Look, 'Past/Present/Future: the importance of collecting contemporary work and Contempo's contribution', pg.14-15, Sydney, Apr 2003, 15.
Judith White (Editor), Look, 'Society Acquisitions: A year of gifts to the Gallery', pg. 16, Melbourne, Dec 1999-Jan 2000, 16.
Judith White (Editor), Look, 'Lookout: Presentation evening', pg. 7, Melbourne, Nov 1999, 7.
Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 1999, 'Collections: International Modern and Contemporary Art', pg. 21, Sydney, 1999, 21.