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  1. Crown-Zellerbach Canada Meeting, Michael de Courcy, 1969
Item Details

Title: Box Prototypes

Artist: Michael de Courcy

Date: October 31, 1969

Format: Photograph [fibre based gelatin silver print]

Location: The Michael de Courcy Archive

Size: 12.70 × 10.20 cm

More Information: An early version of Michael de Courcy’s Boxes project. The project was sponsored by the Crown Zellerbach corporation. Crown Zellerbach supported Intermedia through donations of custom made paper products. Specifically the company supported projects by Michael de Courcy, Bob “Box’ Arnold and Gary Lee-Nova all of whom used donated cardboard boxes as material for their work. This partnership between Crown Zellerbach and intermedia was struck up by Intermedia director Werner Aellen. Michael de Courcy’s “Boxes” were exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in 1970 as part of the Photography into Sculpture a internationally traveling exhibition. Pictured here Michael De Courcy ” Boxes” prototypes. Collection of the artist.

Further Research: The Intermedia Catalogue
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    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
  2. 10. Canada Council grant images
    Michael de Courcy and Gary Lee-Nova (Photograph)
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    Bob "Box" Arnold, Michael de Courcy, and Gary Lee-Nova (Photograph)
  4. 12. Canada Council grant images
    Michael de Courcy (Photograph)
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    Michael de Courcy and Herb Gilbert (Photograph)
  6. 14. Dome Show Georgia Straight insert
    Michael de Courcy and Herb Gilbert (Photograph)
  7. 15. Dome Show Georgia Straight insert
    Michael de Courcy and Herb Gilbert (Photograph)