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Ray Johnson letter to Helen DeMott

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Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995
DeMott, Helen, Helen DeMott, 1927-1995
Albers, Josef
Johnson, Ray
between 1945 and 1948?
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Physical Description:
Letter : 1 folded sheet : handwritten, ill. ; 22 x 14 cm
Date estimate based on the years that Johnson studied at Black Mountain College in North Carolina.
Johnson describes a hike he took in North Carolina, mentioning plants and an animal trap he saw. The last page is a transcription of text by Josef Albers.
Letter is illustrated with sketches of the animal trap and recreating a sketch of DeMott's.
Ray Johnson letter to Helen DeMott, between 1945 and 1948?. Helen DeMott papers, 1896-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
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© The Ray Johnson Estate at Richard L. Feigen & Co.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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