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Sculptor Frances Gage on her work in 1963

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Sculptor Frances Gage talks to CBC Take 30 host Anna Cameron about the state of sculpture in Canada.  She has been experimenting with various materials, and they look at three of her current works which were created using ciment fondu, German cast stone, and something she has been developing herself – epoxy resin.

Broadcast Medium: Television
Program: Take 30
Broadcast Date: Apr. 29, 1963
Interviewer: Anna Cameron
Guest: Frances Gage
Duration: 4:25

Did You know?

• Frances Gage was born in Windsor, Ont. Aug. 22, 1924.  She joined the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRENS) in 1944, leaving the service in 1946.  

• Gage's sculpture Jenny, which was commissioned by the WRENS in 1972, was donated to the city of Galt, Ont., where the women were trained.  Her marble statue "Woman" was created for Women's College Hospital in Toronto.

• Gage can also be seen in this clip, which features sculptors Florence Wyle and Frances Loring.


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