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Hans Fricker mail art to John Held, 1991

Hans Fricker mail art to John Held, 1991

Fricker, H. R.

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Title: Hans Fricker mail art to John Held, 1991

Date: 1991

Physical Details: 1 mail art : typescript, ill. ; 21 x 21 cm.

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.

Creator: Fricker, H. R.

Forms part of: John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1973-2013

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