Claude Closky, ‘82 attempts at drawing a circle freehand’, 1991, ballpoint pen on sketch pad, 164 pages, 21,5 x 14,5 cm.

Claude Closky, ‘82 attempts at drawing a circle freehand’, 1991, ballpoint pen on sketch pad, 164 pages, 21,5 x 14,5 cm.

‘82 attempts at drawing a circle freehand’, 1991,
ballpoint pen on sketch pad, 164 pages, 21,5 x 14,5 cm.

Claude Closky, ‘2,000 attempts at drawing a big circle’, 1998, invitation card, CNEAI, Chatou, 2,000 handmade blue ball-point circles on printed matter, 19 x 19 cm.

‘2,000 attempts at drawing a big circle’, 1998,
invitation card, CNEAI, Chatou, 2,000 handmade blue ball-point circles on printed matter, 19 x 19 cm.

Claude Closky, ‘2,000 attempts at drawing a small circle’, 1998, invitation card, CNEAI, Chatou, 2,000 handmade blue ball-point circles on printed matter, 19 x 19 cm.

‘2,000 attempts at drawing a small circle’, 1998,
invitation card, CNEAI, Chatou, 2,000 handmade blue ball-point circles on printed matter, 19 x 19 cm.

Claude Closky, ‘Un cercle qui n’est pas bien rond [a circle that is not very round]’, 1993, ballpoint pen on paper, 30 x 24 cm.

‘Un cercle qui n’est pas bien rond [a circle that is not very round]’, 1993,
ballpoint pen on paper, 30 x 24 cm.


Related work:

Claude Closky, ‘80 Bread Crumbs’, 1993, c-print, 10 x 1200 cm  (80 prints 10 x 15 cm).‘80 Bread Crumbs’, 1993, c-print, 10 x 1200 cm (80 prints 10 x 15 cm).

Claude Closky, ‘10 tentatives de tracer un trait droit au milieu de la page [10 attempts to draw a straight line in the middle of the page]’, 1993, ballpoint pen on paper, 24 x 30 cm.‘10 tentatives de tracer un trait droit au milieu de la page [10 attempts to draw a straight line in the middle of the page]’, 1993, ballpoint pen on paper, 24 x 30 cm.

Claude Closky, ‘10 tentatives de trouver le centre de la feuille [10 attempts to find the centre of the sheet of paper]’, 1993, ballpoint pen on paper, 30 x 24 cm.‘10 tentatives de trouver le centre de la feuille [10 attempts to find the centre of the sheet of paper]’, 1993, ballpoint pen on paper, 30 x 24 cm.

Claude Closky, ‘Une douzaine d’œufs tout ronds ! [a dozen of round eggs]’, 1990, ballpoint pen on paper, 30 x 24 cm.‘Une douzaine d’œufs tout ronds ! [a dozen of round eggs]’, 1990, ballpoint pen on paper, 30 x 24 cm.