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Note with Wires, c. September-November 1974

Betty Goodwin
Canadian, 1923 - 2008
etching with wire and scotch tape on japan paper laminate on wove paper
image: 25 x 27.3 cm maximum; plate: 56.2 x 45 cm
Gift of Betty and Martin Goodwin, Montreal, 1999
National Gallery of Canada (no. 40334)
© Betty Goodwin

The artist plays on the construction of wire-bound sketchbooks, setting up an image of exquisite tension, with the fragile paper being held taut by the two extended wires.

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