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Carl Andre postcard to John Held Jr., 1986 March 25

Andre, Carl, 1935-

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Title: Carl Andre postcard to John Held Jr.

Date: 1986 March 25

Physical Details: 1 postcard : handwritten ; 11 x 14 cm.

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!

Creator: Andre, Carl, 1935-

Forms part of: John Held papers relating to mail art, 1947-2013

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Carl Andre postcard to John Held Jr., 1986 March 25. John Held papers relating to mail art, 1947-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 15103