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Title: Boxes on Pender Street
Artist: Bob "Box" Arnold
Artist: Michael de Courcy
Date: August 31, 1969
Location: The Michael de Courcy Archive
Size: 12.70 × 10.20 cm
More Information: A performative intervention at Pender St. and Main St. in downtown Vancouver. Bob “Box” Arnold, placed several configurations of cardboard boxes on the street. Photos were taken of passers by interacting with the box structures. This attracted the interest of the police, who eventually requested the installation be removed. Bob “Box” Arnold, center. Collection of the artist.
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