Physical Details: Mail art : 1 item : various media ; 27 x 21 cm.
Sender: Guy Bleus (Wellen, Belgium)
Recipient: John Evans (1932-2012) (New York, N.Y.)
Description: Mail art by Guy Bleus to John Evans features a collage of typescript text, handwritten inscriptions, markings in ink, stamps, stickers, and Dymo labels.
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. The envelope also contains typed text, stamps, and black markings. An image of a horse which appears on the letter also appears on verso in the envelope.
Forms part of: John Evans papers, 1972-2012, bulk 1970s-2012
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Guy Bleus mail art to John Evans, 1985 August 15. John Evans papers, 1972-2012, bulk 1970s-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 18605
- Bleus, Guy
- Evans, John
- Mail art