Andre congratulates Held on his collection of mail art, though Andre specifies that he does not consider himself a mail artist. Front of postcard features a cartoon signed "Willy Smacks" which depicts policemen at the Tate Gallery following the theft of an artwork by Carl Andre. The caption reads: It seems they broke the window with this diamond tiara, then got away with the bricks!
Carl Andre postcard to John Held, 1986 Mar. 25. John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1973-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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