Hand of the Spirit : Documents of the Seventies from the Morris/Trasov Archive

Watson, Scott and Wallace, Keith. Hand of the Spirit : Documents of the Seventies from the Morris/Trasov Archive. Vancouver, BC: The University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, 1994.

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Abstract (English)

Watson and Wallace discuss the history of the Morris/Trasov Archive, comprised of a variety of art/artist related documents collected through the Image Bank (1970-1977). Includes a description of the participation of General Idea, a chronicle of the precursors of mail art, an analysis of the influence of Duchamp, and a discussion of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Watson, Scott (Author); Wallace, Keith (Author); Morris, Michael (Artist); Morris, Michael (Prefacer); Trasov, Vincent (Artist); Trasov, Vincent (Prefacer)
Dossier: 353 - MORRIS AND HELEN BELKIN ART GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (Vancouver)
Collation: 48 p. : 48 ill. (21 col.) ; 22 x 17 cm
ISBN: 0888652941
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Vancouver, BC: The University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery
Artists: Morris, Michael; Trasov, Vincent; General Idea (Collective); Johnson, Ray; Noel, Ann; Plunkett, Ed; Mccallion, Barry; Lewitt, Sol; Hendricks, Geoff; Filliou, Robert; Asolo; Cavallini; Ben (Ben Vautier); Lee-Nova, Gary; Lewis, Glenn; Partz, Felix; Stagg, Sandy; Jones, Allen; Mapplethorpe, Robert; Fischer, Hervé; Grom, Klaus; Banana, Anna
Art Organizations: Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University Of British Columbia (Vancouver)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 30 Oct. - 28 Nov. 1992, UBC Fine Arts Gallery (Vancouver).
Keywords: MAIL ART; HOMOSEXUALITY; HOMOPHOBIA; IMAGE BANK (Vancouver); MORRIS; TRASOV ARCHIVE; BURROUGHS, WILLIAM; FILE MEGAZINE; WESTERN FRONT (Vancouver); VANCOUVER; TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT
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Date Deposited: 16 Aug 1994
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2015 16:53
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/7465
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