Automatic Drawing

Between 8 March & 20 June 2008 Lee Tuyet Le and I created a folio of 13 Automatic Drawings. At the time we thought we had invented Automatic Drawing. In later research we learned that people have been making automatic drawings for centuries.

In some ways automatic drawing may be more like dance than drawing. It is such a powerful and rhythmic, pre-conscious interaction with a partner. I’ve written more extensively about the work and its context here:

You can click on images to see them in higher resolution & view detail of the drawing.

Saturday 8 March 2008

drawing composed of many circles on paper
Automatic Drawing #1, 8 March 2008, graphite on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman

Sunday 16 March 2008

Automatic Drawing #2, 16 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #2, 16 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #3, 16 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #3, 16 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #4, 16 March 2008, graphite on paper, 30x22", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #4, 16 March 2008, graphite on paper, 30×22″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #5, 16 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #5, 16 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman

Monday 24 March 2008

Automatic Drawing #6, 24 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #6, 24 March 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman

Saturday 5 April 2008

Automatic Drawing #7, 5 April 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #7, 5 April 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #8, 5 April 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #8, 5 April 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #9, 5 April 2008, conte crayon on paper, 30x22", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #9, 5 April 2008, conte crayon on paper, 30×22″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman

Friday 20 June 2008

Automatic Drawing #10, 20 June 2008, graphite on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #10, 20 June 2008, graphite on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #11, 20 June 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #11, 20 June 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #12, 20 June 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #12, 20 June 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #13, 20 June 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22x30", Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman
Automatic Drawing #13, 20 June 2008, conte crayon on paper, 22×30″, Lee Tuyet Le & Glenn Zucman