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Richard Canard mail art to John Evans

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Creator:
Canard, Richard
Evans, John
Subject:
Canard, Richard
Evans, John
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
2008 September 18
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 mail art : various media ; 13 x 17 cm
Summary:
Mail art sent from Richard Canard using return address as 409 S. Emerald Street, Carbondale, Illusion (Illinois), to Mister John Evans, New York, N.Y. postmarked September 22, 2008.
Mail art is constructed of cut out from cereal carton. On verso, an image of a duck, drawn and painted, with the inscription (handwritten): L.H.O.O.Q.U.A.C.K.; The origins of all that "canard" business can be found in the Ursuline Ducks Archives of the Mail Artist John Evans; 18.09.08.
The images and text reference L.H.O.O.Q by Marcel Duchamp, as well as Richard Canard's name- Canard is the French word for duck.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Mail art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18604
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John Evans papers, 1972-2012, bulk 1970s-2012
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