From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleTimes In On 8 1/2-inch Pieces of Paper
About this objectDrawing by Sheridan depicting two large white sheets with simple sketches of trees on them hovering over a gray mound with a dandelion flower. The phrase “je seme a tout vent” and the dandelion may refer to the motto and images associated with the Petit Larousse series of French dictionaries.
MakerSheridan, Sonia Landy
Medium and MaterialsGraphite and flow pens.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] Time records…time wafers…time sheets…time planes…recto: [pencil] Je seme a tout vent [I sow to all winds]recto: [pencil] Time is on 8 1/2″ x 11″ pieces of paperrecto: [pencil] Sonia Landy Sheridanrecto: [pencil] 12.16.1972verso: [pencil] 81:039:04
Measurements23.5 cm x 19.5 cm (image)
27.9 cm x 21.7 cm (sheet)
Subject and Association DescriptionSonia Landry Sheridan is a visual artist, educator, and theorist. Through her work and pedagogy, Sheridan has explored the intersections between art, science, and technology. She is a pioneer of xerographic art, and founded the Generative Systems program at the Art Institute of Chicago. Sheridan has been the editor of Leonardo, a journal examining the application of science and technology in the arts. Her work has been exhibited and collected throughout the world. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow and is a three time National Endowment For the Arts grantee.
Subject and Association KeywordsSonia Sheridan
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsDrawing
Subject and Association KeywordsPetit Larousse
Subject and Association KeywordsDandelion
Subject and Association KeywordsTrees
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop