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Luis Cruz Azaceta, Ridgewood, N.Y. letter to Roberta T. Griffin, Miami, Fla., 1978 Nov. 16, from the Frances Wolfson Art Gallery records, 1973-1994

Luis Cruz Azaceta, Ridgewood, N.Y. letter to Roberta T. Griffin, Miami, Fla., 1978 Nov. 16

Azaceta, Luis Cruz, 1942-

Item Information

Title: Luis Cruz Azaceta, Ridgewood, N.Y. letter to Roberta T. Griffin, Miami, Fla.

Date: 1978 Nov. 16

Physical Details: 1 letter : handwritten, ill. ; 23 x 16 cm.

Description: Luis Cruz Azaceta thanks Roberta T. Griffin for the opportunity to exhibit at the Frances Wolfson Art Gallery.

He signs the letter "un artista sin cabeza" (an artist without a head), followed by his name.

Over the text of the letter is a crayon drawing of a headless figure with one leg, wearing a large glove on one hand and holding a gun that shoots a heart shape with the other. A large knife is piercing the leg at the shin.

Creator: Azaceta, Luis Cruz, 1942-

Forms part of: Frances Wolfson Art Gallery records, 1973-1994

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Luis Cruz Azaceta, Ridgewood, N.Y. letter to Roberta T. Griffin, Miami, Fla., 1978 Nov. 16. Frances Wolfson Art Gallery records, 1973-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11863