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Ray Johnson letter to Joseph Cornell, 1966 November 25

Ray Johnson letter to Joseph Cornell, 1966 November 25

Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995

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Title: Ray Johnson letter to Joseph Cornell

Date: 1966 November 25

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 22 x 14 cm.

Description: Johnson mentions going to see Cornell's "beautiful ICE at the Modern Museum." He outlines three of his hates and describes a few of his artworks to Cornell.

The letter is illustrated with a drawing of a beret and has a stitched label attached, with the note "this was removed with a pair of scissors from Ocean Wilson's beret."

Creator: Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995

Forms part of: Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

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

Citation: Ray Johnson letter to Joseph Cornell, 1966 November 25. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 8101