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Ray Johnson papers, 1970-1971

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Creator:
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995
Subject:
New York Correspondence School
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6 items.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Two collages by Johnson; an illustrated letter to Sylvia Wilkinson Murphy, editor of the MICHIGAN ART JOURNAL, May 6, 1976; a photograph of William Carlos Williams' hand; and printed material concerning the New York Correspondence School, 1970-1981.
Citation:
Ray Johnson papers, 1970-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Collage artist and painter; Locust Valley, New York. In 1962 Johnson founded the New York Correspondence School, a one-man art movement.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 and 1981 by Ray Johnson.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Collagists
Mail art
Painters
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6888
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209017
AAA_collcode_johnray
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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