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TRAFFIC | Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980


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General Idea [AA Bronson, Felix Partz, Jorge Zontal]

AA Bronson (b. 1946, Vancouver, BC; lives and works in New York, NY)
Felix Partz (b. 1945, Winnipeg, MB; d. 1994, Toronto, ON)
Jorge Zontal (b. 1944, Parma, Italy; d. 1994, Toronto, ON)

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Line Project, 1970
9 items of textual records with graphic materials and/or photographs, 35 photographs; each 7.7 x 12.7 cm
Courtesy of AA Bronson and Esther Schipper Gallery

Double Mirror Video, 1971
Video
Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix

Light On, 1971
Project documentation; 4 gelatin silverprints and one facsimile; print: 20 x 25.4 cm, facsimile: 27.8 x 21.3 cm
Collection of AA Bronson

Light On (Footlight), 1971
2 black and white photographs on masonite; each 20.3 x 25.4 cm
Collection of AA Bronson

Light On (General Idea's Headquarters, Toronto), 1971
Diptych; black and white photographs on masonite
Collection of AA Bronson

Light On (Niagara Falls), 1971
Diptych; black and white photographs on cardboard; each 76.2 x 101.6 cm
Collection of AA Bronson

Light On (Toronto Dominion Centre, Toronto), 1971
colour and black and white photographs on masonite One panel: 20.3 x 25.4 cm; second panel: 20.3 x 25.4 cm
Collection of AA Bronson

Light On (Wipe Out, Frenchman's Bay), 1971
Diptych; black and white photographs on cardboard; each panel 76.2 x 101.6 cm
Collection of AA Bronson

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General Idea 1975, 1975
(From the Showcard Series, Department: 1. The Search for the Spirit of Miss General Idea)
offset print and ink on paper, 1/4; 45.7 x 35.6 cm
Collection of the Carmen Lamanna Estate, Toronto

The 1984 Miss General Idea Pageant, 1975
(From the Showcard Series, Department: 2. The 1984 Miss General Idea Pageant)
offset print and ink on paper, 2/4; 45.7 x 35.6 cm cm
Collection of the Carmen Lamanna Estate, Toronto

Miss General Idea 1984, 1975
(From the Showcard Series, Department: 3. Miss General Idea 1984)
offset print and ink on paper, 2/4; 45.7 x 35.6 cm
Collection of the Carmen Lamanna Estate, Toronto

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The 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion', 1975
(From the Showcard Series, Department: 4. The 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion)
offset print and ink on paper, 45.7 x 35.6 cm
Private Collection, Canada

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Frame of Reference, 1975
(From the Showcard Series, Department: 5. Frame of Reference)
offset print and ink on paper, 4/4; 45.7 x 35.6 cm
Collection of the Carmen Lamanna Estate, Toronto

Luxon Louvre (Ambiguity Without Contradiction) (from the Pavilion Floor Plan series), 1975
(Reproduction) blueprint on paper, edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered. Self-published; 20 x 19.2 cm (folded) / 58 x 112 cm (unfolded)
Collection of AA Bronson

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Proposed Seating Arrangement (Form Follows Fiction) (from the Pavilion Floor Plan series), 1975
(Reproduction) blueprint on paper, edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered. Self-published 20 x 18.2 cm (folded); 44 x 83 cm (unfolded)
Collection of AA Bronson

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Pilot, 1977
Video; 28:56 min, color, sound
Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix

FILE magazine
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    "Mr. Peanut Issue", Vol. 1, No.1, 15, April 1972
    "Manipulating the Self Issue", Vol. 1, No. 2&3, May/June 1972
    "Eye of the Shadow Issue", Vol. 1, No. 4, December 197
    "Special Double Issue", Vol. 2, No. 1&2, May 1973
    "Mondo Nudo Issue", Vol. 2, No. 4, December 1973
    "Annual Artists' Directory Issue", Vol. 2, No. 5, February 1974
    "Glamour Issue", Vol. 3, No. 1, Autumn 1975
edition of 3000
Art Metropole, Toronto

FILE magazine Buisness Card, 1973
Business card
Art Metropole, Toronto

FILE magazine, Bound to Please, 1977
Postcard mailer (2 copies) Edition of approximately 500
Art Metropole, Toronto



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