Physical Details: Postcard : 1 item : handwritten ; 11 x 14 cm.
Sender: Carl Andre (1935-)
Recipient: John Held (1947-)
Description: 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!
Forms part of: John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1973-2013
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Carl Andre postcard to John Held, 1986 Mar. 25. John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1973-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 15103
- Cartoons (humorous images)
- Mail art