Ray Johnson papers, 1970-1971

Johnson, Ray, b. 1927 d. 1995
Mail artist
Active in Locust Valley, N.Y.

Collection size: 6 items.

Collection Summary: Two collages by Johnson; an illustrated letter to Sylvia Wilkinson Murphy, editor of the MICHIGAN ART JOURNAL, May 6, 1976; a photograph of William Carlos Williams' hand; and printed material concerning the New York Correspondence School, 1970-1981.

Biographical/Historical Note: Collage artist and painter; Locust Valley, New York. In 1962 Johnson founded the New York Correspondence School, a one-man art movement.

Donated 1976 and 1981 by Ray Johnson.

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