Ein Jahrhundert (One Century), 1971-75
Ein Jahrhundert, the summa of the working-through phase of Darboven's calendrical calculations, consists of 365 binders that all together encompass all the days of the century (1.1.00 -> 31.12.99) as processed through Darboven's Konstruktion system. Each month consists of 28 to 31 books, each book consisting of 100 pages except for February 29th which consists of 25 pages. The first volume contains all the January 1sts of the century, the second, all the January 2nds, etc., until the 365th, which contains all the December 31sts. Indices to the work comprise additional binders.
PHOTO: Ein Jahrhundert at WestfSlischer Kunst Verein, Munster, Germany, 1971.
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