Tim Hawkinson

Tim Hawkinson

Tim Hawkinson’s idiosyncratic creations are meditations on nature, machines, mortality, the body and human consciousness. Since the 1980s, the artist has used common found and store-bought materials, handcrafted objects, and machines to shift familiar subject matter off-kilter, creating visual conundrums and conceits imbued with deeper meaning. His inventive works range in size from monumental kinetic and sound-producing sculptures to almost microscopic pieces created from such unassuming materials as fingernail clippings and eggshells. Driven by ideas, materials, and an interest in transformation, Hawkinson continues to create unlikely and thought-provoking associations by transforming common materials into works of art. Hawkinson joined the Gallery in 2005.

Images
, 1995. fabric, string, and wood, 90" (228.6 cm) diameter x 10" (25.4 cm).
H.M.S.O., 1995. fabric, string, and wood, 90" (228.6 cm) diameter x 10" (25.4 cm).
, 1995. aluminum, 36" x 15" x 15" (91.4 cm x 38.1 cm x 38.1 cm).
The Fin Within, 1995. aluminum, 36" x 15" x 15" (91.4 cm x 38.1 cm x 38.1 cm).
, 2009. foam and eyeglasses on panel, 12" x 9-1/2" x 1-3/4" (30.5 cm x 24.1 cm x 4.4 cm).
Bog 1, 2009. foam and eyeglasses on panel, 12" x 9-1/2" x 1-3/4" (30.5 cm x 24.1 cm x 4.4 cm).
, 2012. eggshell, 2" x 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" (5.1 cm x 3.8 cm x 3.8 cm).
Untitled (Turned Egg), 2012. eggshell, 2" x 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" (5.1 cm x 3.8 cm x 3.8 cm).
, 2009. aluminum tape and bondo, 41" x 39" x 38" (104.1 cm x 99.1 cm x 96.5 cm).
Ruffle, 2009. aluminum tape and bondo, 41" x 39" x 38" (104.1 cm x 99.1 cm x 96.5 cm).
, 2008. bronze, 69-3/4" x 32" x 19" (177.2 cm x 81.3 cm x 48.3 cm).
Doy, 2008. bronze, 69-3/4" x 32" x 19" (177.2 cm x 81.3 cm x 48.3 cm).
, 2009. aluminum tape, foam, pvc and wire, 91-3/4" x 59" x 26" (233 cm x 149.9 cm x 66 cm).
Track, 2009. aluminum tape, foam, pvc and wire, 91-3/4" x 59" x 26" (233 cm x 149.9 cm x 66 cm).
, 2009. eggshell, 10-1/2" x 4-1/4" x 1" (26.7 cm x 10.8 cm x 2.5 cm).
Point, 2009. eggshell, 10-1/2" x 4-1/4" x 1" (26.7 cm x 10.8 cm x 2.5 cm).
, 2007. bronze, 1-1/4" x 4-3/4" x 2-1/4" (3.2 cm x 12.1 cm x 5.7 cm).
Doorstop, 2007. bronze, 1-1/4" x 4-3/4" x 2-1/4" (3.2 cm x 12.1 cm x 5.7 cm).
, 2008. feathers, 52" x 77-1/2" x 31-1/2" (132.1 cm x 196.9 cm x 80 cm).
Sherpa, 2008. feathers, 52" x 77-1/2" x 31-1/2" (132.1 cm x 196.9 cm x 80 cm).
, 2007. bronze fountain, 12' x 1' 5" x 1' 5" (365.8 cm x 43.2 cm x 43.2 cm).
Totem, 2007. bronze fountain, 12' x 1' 5" x 1' 5" (365.8 cm x 43.2 cm x 43.2 cm).
, 2007. photo collage and urethane foam on panel, 19" x 25" (48.3 cm x 63.5 cm).
Tasting Collage, 2007. photo collage and urethane foam on panel, 19" x 25" (48.3 cm x 63.5 cm).
, 2006-2007. cardboard, box strapping and urethane foam, 5' 9-1/2" x 8' 7" x 5' 8" (176.5 cm x 261.6 cm x 172.7 cm).
Scout, 2006-2007. cardboard, box strapping and urethane foam, 5' 9-1/2" x 8' 7" x 5' 8" (176.5 cm x 261.6 cm x 172.7 cm).
, 2007. ink on paper over netting, 7' 8" x 9' 4" (233.7 cm x 284.5 cm).
Dragon, 2007. ink on paper over netting, 7' 8" x 9' 4" (233.7 cm x 284.5 cm).
, 2006-2007. bondo, 88" x 23" x 24" (223.5 cm x 58.4 cm x 61 cm).
Lophophore, 2006-2007. bondo, 88" x 23" x 24" (223.5 cm x 58.4 cm x 61 cm).
, 2002. polythene, mechanical component and water, dimensions variable.
Drip, 2002. polythene, mechanical component and water, dimensions variable.
, 2000. ink on paper laminated on polyester, 73" x 25" (185.4 cm x 63.5 cm).
Skin Print Divided by Circumference Frequencies, 2000. ink on paper laminated on polyester, 73" x 25" (185.4 cm x 63.5 cm).
, 2004. paper, wire, string, foam and rubber, 13' x 9' x 5' (396.2 cm x 274.3 cm x 152.4 cm).
Laocoon, 2004. paper, wire, string, foam and rubber, 13' x 9' x 5' (396.2 cm x 274.3 cm x 152.4 cm).
, 1998. pastel, pollen and beeswax on paper on polystryene substrate, 8 panels each 11' 11-1/2" x 48" x 1-3/8" (364.5 cm x 121.9 cm x 3.5 cm); overall 11' 11-1/2" x 28' x 1-3/8" (364.5 cm x 853.4 cm x 3.5 cm).
Crow's Nest, 1998. pastel, pollen and beeswax on paper on polystryene substrate, 8 panels each 11' 11-1/2" x 48" x 1-3/8" (364.5 cm x 121.9 cm x 3.5 cm); overall 11' 11-1/2" x 28' x 1-3/8" (364.5 cm x 853.4 cm x 3.5 cm).
, 1994. end table, thermos and steak knives, 32" x 12" x 18" (81.3 cm x 30.5 cm x 45.7 cm).
Music Box (Time in a Bottle), 1994. end table, thermos and steak knives, 32" x 12" x 18" (81.3 cm x 30.5 cm x 45.7 cm).
, 1996. pigmented tin-cured silicon skin filled with urethane foam, aluminum armature, 50" x 55" x 36" (127 cm x 139.7 cm x 91.4 cm), armature.
Balloon Self-Portrait #4, 1996. pigmented tin-cured silicon skin filled with urethane foam, aluminum armature, 50" x 55" x 36" (127 cm x 139.7 cm x 91.4 cm), armature.

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H.M.S.O. , 1995. fabric, string, and wood, 90" (228.6 cm) diameter x 10" (25.4 cm).