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U001.11.978
Artist / Maker : Bates, Patricia Martin; Bates, Pat Martin
Title : Arctic Night for a Moon Catcher #7
Date (Execution) : 1972
Geographical Origin : Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Canadian
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Mixed media; Japanese silver paper and French black paper collage
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : prints (visual works); collages (visual works)
Visual Description : This piece has a number of overlapping geometric shapes. Two large circles in white with a large central almond shaped 'mandorla' outlined in heavy black lines dominate the design. The central geometric shape in this work is the mandorla, the seeing eye, created from overlapping circles. Both the mandorlas and the circles are repeated. There are five small silver circles in the upper 2/3 of the work and three small black circles in the lower third.
Accession # : U001.11.978
Width (cm) : 94.00
Height (cm) : 65.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :