for On Kawara’s date paintings

  • Twelve years of typewritten sheets, collected in binders stamped “I Met”, each detailing the names of the people he met on a single day.
  • Twelve years of maps, collected in binders stamped “I Went” each outlined with the path he took on a single day through the city he was in.
  • Hundreds of postcards sent to friends, each stamped with the time he got up that morning.
  • Hundreds of telegrams, sent to friends and dealers, with the simple statement: I AM STILL ALIVE.



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