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"The Sock of the Month" announcement and sock to Lucy Lippard, 1970

Friedman, Ken

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Title: "The Sock of the Month" announcement and sock to Lucy Lippard

Date: 1970

Physical Details: 1 mail art : various media ; 28 x 22 cm. (sheet); 40 x 8 cm. (sock)

Description: Fluxus artists Ken Friedman and Fletcher Copp mail art to Lucy Lippard consisting of one sock, painted with blue, green, white, red, yellow, and orange paints, and an accompanying note about Ken and Copp's "sock of the month." The note is handwritten and illustrated with ink drawings of "the foot doctor" and "the rabbit smokes rabbit socks honor guard."

Creator: Friedman, Ken

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Ken Friedman. "The Sock of the Month" announcement and sock to Lucy Lippard, 1970. Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 20013