Time Well

Time Well

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  • Gordon Matta-Clark (creator)
  • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)


Time Well

Dates of creation


Level of archival description

File 26

Extent and Medium

  • 1 textual record

Scope and Content

File consists of text and drawings describing the 1971 project Time Well, executed in the same hole used for Cherry Tree at 112 Greene Street in New York City, New York.

File contains three sheets combining drawings and texts.

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:071
    • Title: Time-well Proposal for 112 Greene Street
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: drawings


    • Gordon Matta-Clark (architect)
    • Gordon Matta-Clark (author)


    3 sheets of descriptive text and sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black felt-tip pen on paper


    sheets (each): 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in.)

    Drawing Type:

    • sketch
    • plans (drawings)

    Physical Description:

    - The three pages are currently framed together.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark


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