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Ray Johnson letter to Helen DeMott, between 1945 and 1948?

Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995


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Title: Ray Johnson letter to Helen DeMott

Date: between 1945 and 1948?

Physical Details: Letter : 1 folded sheet : handwritten, ill. ; 22 x 14 cm

Description: Date estimate based on the years that Johnson studied at Black Mountain College in North Carolina.

Johnson describes a hike he took in North Carolina, mentioning plants and an animal trap he saw. The last page is a transcription of text by Josef Albers.

Letter is illustrated with sketches of the animal trap and recreating a sketch of DeMott's.

Creator: Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995

Forms part of: Helen DeMott papers, 1896-1997

Rights Statement: © The Ray Johnson Estate at Richard L. Feigen & Co.

Citation Information: Ray Johnson. Ray Johnson letter to Helen DeMott, between 1945 and 1948?. Helen DeMott papers, 1896-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13269