Mail-art by IUOMA member Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)
October 29, 2014 - Veteran mail-artist, former Ray Johnson correspondent and friend to many IUOMA members Richard Canard is as faithful with missives as he is inventive. I never cease to be amazed. I am now in the process of documenting work he has sent me going back to the late summer.
This flattened plastic bottle passed through the postal system and will likely serve as an inspiration for trashpoets.
This Slim Jim piece is a fave, given Slim Jim has become an officially endorsed product by MinXus-Lynxus. Here is the reverse:
I am proud of my archives, of course. But IUOMA-Ning has a Richard Canard Fan Club where Richard’s work is also shared in a sort of permanent, online exhibition.
I always re-post work received from Richard Canard at the IUOMA-Ning Richard Canard Fan Club. I hope you do too.
Here is a larger piece on conventional 8.5 x 11 inch paper:
With a great stamp on the reverse side:
As ever, many thanks to Richard Canard!