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U008.11.1-1
Artist / Maker : Metcalfe, Eric
Title : Boys in the Band - Conductor
Date (Execution) : 1973-1974
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Canadian
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Acrylic
Support / Technique : plywood
Object Type : sculpture (visual works)
Visual Description : Two dimensional cut out of a figure made of plywood. The figure is of a conductor from a band. The conductor is seen in profile standing with his hands in position, and his head thrown back slightly while conducting the rest of the band memebers. The entire figure is painted in black and white.
Accession # : U008.11.1-1
Width (cm) : 72.00
Height (cm) : 160.00
Depth (cm) : 0.70
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Karen Henry
Artist Statement : The four figures that comprise "The Boys in the Band" have elements that are common not only in their dress, construction, and surface colouration but also in their uniqueness with regards to the nature of installation and performance.