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Name
Ray Johnson
Nationality
American
Life Dates
1927–1995
Gender
Male
Holdings (9)
4 unique works on paper, 4 books, 1 sculpture

Wikipedia About Ray Johnson

Raymond Edward Johnson (1927–1995), known primarily as a collagist and correspondence artist, was a seminal figure in the history of Neo-Dada and early Pop art. Once called “New York’s most famous unknown artist", Johnson also staged and participated in early performance art events associated with the Fluxus movement and was the founder of a far-ranging mail art network – the New York Correspondence School - which picked up momentum in the 1960s and is still active today. He lived in New York City from 1949 to 1968, when he moved to a small town in Long island and remained there until his suicide. Full Wikipedia Article