“date(1)”

70
oil on masonite
29 x 29cm
21 March 2008
date(1)

This is a painting of a PDP-11, the computer Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie used to create Unix. Unix measures time as seconds elapsed since 01/01/1970, and the two numbers at the bottom of the painting are the times at which it was started and finished.

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