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Jay DeFeo mail art to Wallace Berman, 1965

Jay DeFeo mail art to Wallace Berman, 1965

DeFeo, Jay, 1929-1989

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Title: Jay DeFeo mail art to Wallace Berman

Date: 1965

Physical Details: 1 mail art : various media ; 96 x 98 cm.

Description: DeFeo has taken a poster for the 3rd annual Los Angeles Film-makers Festival and collaged over it with scraps of brown paper on which she wrote her and Berman's addresses; a photo of a little girl (possibly DeFeo at a young age); and a torn piece of paper with a typewritten message.

The message reads: The White Rose is a Fact painted somewhere on a slow curve between destinations. This is all I remember. This is all I know...; It is all I can say about the Universal Pastime for all giant fans who believe in the second coming of Casey Stengel.

Creator: DeFeo, Jay, 1929-1989

Forms part of: Wallace Berman papers, 1907-1979, bulk 1955-1979

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Jay DeFeo mail art to Wallace Berman, 1965. Wallace Berman papers, 1907-1979, bulk 1955-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14001