Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Time to Time
  • Wendell Castle
    born 1932
    born: Emporia, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Time to Time, 1997
  • Where object was made: United States
  • aluminum, clock
  • Collection of the artist
  • Not on display
  • EL2008.061
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text
Literature
Exhibitions

Exhibition Label:
"Wendell Castle: About Time," Sep-2008, Lara Kuykendall and Susan Earle
“The clock that I’ve called Time to Time demonstrates how I believe time to be,” Castle writes.

“Time to Time makes one revolution approximately every twelve hours. The surface upon which it rolls will never be perfect, as the road on which we travel will always have interruptions. If Time to Time hits a bump in its path, it must gather strength to overcome the disruption, much as we must gather strength to overcome the obstacles in our lives. However, the clock will then move forward. We all get stuck in time, from time to time.”