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  1. Ray Johnson, letter from May 11, 1968
  2. Michael Morris, Ray Johnson, 1969
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Item Details

Title: Ray Johnson portfolio from Concrete Poetry Catalogue

Artist: Ray Johnson

Writer: Michael Morris

Curator: Alvin Balkind

Date: 1969

Format: Book

Location: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, UBC

Fonds: Belkin, 13.4 - 5.5

Publisher: O'Brien Press Limited, Vancouver

Size: 21.60 × 27.90 cm

More Information: Ray Johnson, May 11, 1968 letter to Michael Morris in response to a reproduction of Morris’ painting, The Problem of Nothing, 1967 reproduced in Art Forum. This letter kicked off correspondence art in Vancouver. Collection of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Archives, Belkin Art Gallery Fond, 13.4-5.6. Courtesy of the Estate of Ray Johnson at Richard L. Feigen & Co.

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