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John Baldessari mail art to Lucy Lippard, 1971

Baldessari, John, 1931-

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Title: John Baldessari mail art to Lucy Lippard

Date: 1971

Physical Details: 1 mail art : typescript ; 22 x 28 cm.

Description: John Baldessari mail art to Lucy Lippard consisting of a printed and annotated certificate and a typescript essay entitled "The Best Way to Do Art." The essay discusses an artist's fascination with and eventual disappointment in the work of Cezanne, and the accessibility of paintings versus mailed texts.

Creator: Baldessari, John, 1931-

Forms part of: Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk 1960-1990

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: John Baldessari. John Baldessari mail art to Lucy Lippard, 1971. Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 20014