Physical Details: Mail art : 1 item : typescript, ill. ; 21 x 21 cm.
Sender: H. R. Fricker
Recipient: John Held (1889-1958)
Description: Letter on stationery of the Decentralized World-wide Networker Congress. Front of envelope is stamped with images of a man's head, and various pieces of text: I am a networker (sometimes); damned to be a tourist; mail art is not fine art, it's the artist who is fine; damned to be an aggressor; after Dadaism Fluxism Mailism comes tourism; feed the tourists; menu banal.
Interior features typewritten letter discussing the place of mail art in museums, both art museums and postal museums.
Forms part of: John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1973-2013
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Hans Fricker mail art to John Held, 1991. John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1973-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 831
- Mail art