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John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1947-2013

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Series 2: Diaries, 1990-2000
20 folders
Box 1

Eighteen diaries consist of printed text describing daily activities, artist workshops, and mail art conferences dating from 1990 to 2000. These diaries also document Held's meetings, introductions, and encounters with artists during his travels at home and abroad. Diaries of the Fake Picabia Brothers document Held's travels with friend and fellow artist William (Picasso) Gaglione.
Materials are arranged by chronological date.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
"U.S.S.R. Journal", 1990
Artists include: Ilmar Kruusamae and Oleg Yudin
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6
"One-Week Mail Art Performance Party in Los Angeles", 1991
Artists include: Lon Spiegelman, Mike Mollett, Al Ackerman, and Jean Brown
1
7
"Latin America Travel Diary", 1991
Artists include: Clemente Padin, Graciela Marx, Susana Lombardo, Edgardo-Antonio Vigo, and Hans Braumuller
1
8
"Goforth Journal", 1991-1992
1
9
"Diary of Modern Realism", 1992-1995
1
10
"Diary of Modern Realism", 1992-1995
1
11
"Diary of Modern Realism", 1992-1995
1
12
"Blinking Through Japan", 1993
Artists include: Shozo Shimamoto, Mayumi Handa, Byron Black, and Y. Yoshitome
1
13
"Fake Fake Picabia Brothers Performance Tour Diary" (Eastern Europe), 1994
Artists include: William Gaglione, Henning Mittendorf, Milan Knizak, Jaroslav Supek, and Julia and Gyorgy Galantai
1
14
"Quebec Congress Diary", 1994
Artists include: Francois Latullipe, Monty Cantsin, Emilio Morandi, and Anna Banana
1
15
"Excerpts from the Diary of Modern Realism - Eastern Europe", 1994
Artists include: Andrej Tisma
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16
"Cuba Travel Diary", 1995
1
17
"Fake Picabia Brothers Europe Travel Diary", 1995
Artists include: William Gaglione, Rod Summers, Guy Bleus, and Ruud Janssen
1
18
"Art from the Rim: The New York Correspondence School of San Francisco Artistamp Travel Diary", 1995
Artists include: Picasso Gaglione and Mike Dyer
1
19
"(Fake) Fake Fluxus West/San Francisco, A Travel Diary", 1995
Artists include: Stanley Marsh
1
20
"Alternate Artquest: A Fake Picabia Brothers Travel Diary", 1996
Artists include: William Gaglione, Carl Chew, Ed Varney, Dogfish, and James Felter
1
21
"Moving Into Nearness: The Fake Picabia Brothers in New York City", 1996
Artists include: William Gaglione, William Wilson, and Arman
1
22
"San Francisco Diary", 1998-1999
1
23
"Ray/Bay: A New York Travel Diary", 1999
Artists include: William Gaglione, E.M. Plunkett, William Wilson, Phyllis Galembo, and Tim Mancusi
1
24
"Millennial Diary", 2000
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25

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