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Title: The Vancouver Art Gallery's satellite space the Racetrack Gallery
Artist: Dennis Vance
Artist: Michael de Courcy
Date: January 31, 1970
Location: The Michael de Courcy Archive
Size: 12.70 × 10.20 cm
More Information: The Racetrack Gallery was a Vancouver Art Gallery satellite space located on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds. The Racetrack Gallery was part of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s public outreach program at the time. The Racetrack Gallery hosted exhibitions, lectures and concerts. Pictured here is an interactive sound installation by Dennis Vance. The audience is encouraged to touch the metal tubes to produce sound. A Group of Seven painting from the Vancouver Art Gallery’s permanent collection hangs in the background. Collection of the artist.Further Research: The Intermedia Catalogue
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