Painter Clyfford Still sent this pair of rubber underpants to art critic, Emily Genauer after she reviewed his work unfavorably in the The New York Herald Tribune. Note attached to front (handwritten): Hoping this will aid in concealing your Sunday afflictions. With the compliments of Clyfford Still. Date range based on the years when Genauer was chief art critic at the Herald Tribune.
Rubber underpants, between 1949 and 1966?. Emily Genauer papers, circa 1920s-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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