Evans, John, b. 1932 d. 2012
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 7.1 linear feet
Collection Summary: Letters, writings, subject files, printed material, and artwork relating to collage and mail artist John Evans.
Letters, many illustrated, and mail art are from artists Anna Banana, Buster Cleveland, John Held Jr., Rocola, Ray Johnson, and others. Writings include an M. A. thesis, "A Mail Art Experience," by Marya Triandafellos, New York University, Gallatin School, 1990, and a mail art project, "Rats and Mice: Think Twice," by Christa Behmenburg.
Subject files regard art stamps, mail art exhibitions and events, and mail projects in which Evans was involved. Works of art include a two binders of "Fake John Evans collages" assembled by members of the John Evans Fan Club. Printed material includes newspaper clippings.
Biographical/Historical Note: John Evans (1932-2012) was a collage and mail artist working in New York, N.Y.
Donated 2013 by Margaret Evans, John Evans' widow. Additiona are expected.