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Collected materials series

Eric Metcalfe (Creator)
ID #
1970 - 1980
Level of Description

Scope & Content

Series consists largely of Metcalfe's archive of collected materials, excluding materials collected for his Banal Beauty Inc. and Leopard Realty research. As part of his artistic research, Metcalfe built a collection of images drawn from a number of sources - print media, popular culture and Mail Art networks. Series also contains materials related to the Western Front artists' collective, which was co-founded by Metcalfe.

Series consists of the following subseries:

  1. Western Front subseries (4.3-1)
  2. Collected images subseries (4.3-2)
  3. Collected publications subseries (4.3-3)
  4. Collected ephemera subseries (4.3-4)
  5. Collected objects subseries (4.3-5)

Physical Description

Physical Extent
40 cm of textual records and graphic material. – 2 plastic kazoos. – 10 cm³ of marbles
Material Type
Graphic material, Textual record, Object

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