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Guy Bleus mail art to John Evans

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Creator:
Bleus, Guy
Evans, John
Subject:
Bleus, Guy
Evans, John
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1985 August 15
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 mail art : various media ; 27 x 21 cm
Summary:
Mail art by Guy Bleus to John Evans features a collage of typescript text, handwritten inscriptions, markings in ink, stamps, stickers, and Dymo labels. An image of a horse which appears on the letter also appears on verso in the envelope.
In his letter, Bleus describes to Evans that mail art is the "dream of all my traveling."
On verso, Bleus has glued a cut-out photograph of a man and continued the blue markings. A stamp of two children together with the number seven at the center, found on both sides of the page, symbolizes the seventh birthday of Evans' twin children, which Bleus mentions in his letter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Mail art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18605
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John Evans papers, 1972-2012, bulk 1970s-2012
Data Source:
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