Bill Beckley

Three Game Installation

April 16, 1972 112 Greene Street/Workshop

Exhibition Description

Bill Beckley’s “Silent Ping Pong” game consisted of four 2×4″ plywood tales and paddles which were convered with perforated green goam. His “Hop Scotch” court had a ten sentence tape-recorded story as a sound track. The third game was a golf course with a putter tuned to middle C and a hole tuned to B. [description taken from the artist’s notes]

Exhibition Sketch

Sketch of golf course from Bill Beckley's "Three Game Installation," 1972
Sketch for "Silent Ping Pong" from Bill Beckley's "Three Game Installation," 1972
Sketch of golf course from Bill Beckley's "Three Game Installation," 1972
Sketch for "Silent Ping Pong" from Bill Beckley's "Three Game Installation," 1972