UNTITLED [knob] [idée fixe]

 


Installation at a 90 degree angle to the wall of the gallery or in empty space, passage. Hanged on filament. 
 

·         Alice: I simply must get through!
Doorknob: Sorry, you're much too big. Simply impassible.
Alice: You mean impossible?
Doorknob: No, impassible. Nothing's impossible.


· A rounded handle that one pulls or twists:
· Doorknob, a round handle one turns to open any door
· Control knob, controls a device
· Brodie knob on the steering wheel
· A prominent rounded hill or mountain, particularly in the Appalachians and the Ozarks.
· A slang term for the penis, also used as a derogatory epithet similar to "idiot".
 
 
2010 – in progress

Drawings 

# 1 pencil drawing on paper  -  drawing of a door knob on paper  x 2

207cm x 81 cm [81” x 32”] standard American door format

 

#2 knitting of a knob

Cotton thread

207cm x 81 cm [81” x 32”] standard American door format
 
# 3 photomagnets
dimensions variable
 
 
 
 
·         Doorknob: D'ooooh!
Alice: Oh! I beg your pardon...
Doorknob: Quite all right, but you did give me quite a turn.
Alice: You see, I was chasing this...
Doorknob: Rather good, what? Doorknob? Turn? Since one good turn deserves another, what can I do for you?