Jun
20
2017
<em>Klein Bottle with the Image of Its Own Making (after Robert Morris)</em>
 

Gary Hill
Klein Bottle with the Image of Its Own Making (after Robert Morris), 2014
Blown glass, micro video projector, media player, USB drive with media file, cables, MDF, latex paint
22 x 15 x 15 in / 55.9 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm
53.5 x 19 x 19 in / 135.9 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm, overall
Edition of 5

A klein bottle is a mathematical form in which inside and outside are ambiguous instead being one continuous surface. The artist made a video recording of the bottle being made and projected it “inside” the form, a direct reference to Robert Morris’s Box with the Sound of Its Own Making from 1961.
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