Iowa City houses at least one outstandingly innovative citizen in my view. This very nice and friendly person has sent me the second of yesterday's (03/16/13) three mail art gems:
So much for that. Nothing but no value items. Of some worth only for kids, and that is beautifully proved in the video. Alicias granddaughter gives her comment loud & proud babbling "dada, dada, dada etc." continuously. How great that is! Because in the very beginning of DADA, almost 100 years ago, of of the word's definition was baby babble. Oh, Alicia! I wish I could post it here at IUOMA, and I shall try.
There was more in the package, of course:
New York, 1982, 25th Anniversary Lunch of Castelli Gallery at The Odeon. Standing left - right: Ellsworth Kelly, Dan Flavin, Joseph Kosuth, Richard Serra, Lawerence Weiner, Nassos Daphnis, Jasper Johns, Claes Oldenberg, Salvatore Scarpitta, Richard Artschwager, Mia Westerlund Roosen, Cletus Johnson, Keith Sonnier Seated left - right: Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Leo Castelli, Ed Ruscha, James Rosenquist, Robert Barry. Photo: Hans Namuth
I received this photograph of Andy Warhol from Alicia too: