MinXus Mail Bag: New Entries for the Richard Canard Fan Club (Carbondale, Illusion, USA)

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Mail-art by Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)

Veteran mail-artist, former Ray Johnson correspondent and now Mink Ranch regular Richard Canard is as faithful with missives as he is inventive. We never cease to be amazed. We are now in the process of documenting work he has sent us going back to the late summer.

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This flattened plastic bottle passed through the postal system and will likely serve as an inspiration for trashpoets.

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This Slim Jim piece is a fave, given Slim Jim has become an officially endorsed product by the Mink Ranch. Here is the reverse:

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We are proud of our archives, of course. IUOMA-Ning has a Richard Canard Fan Club where Richard’s work is also shared in a sort of permanent, online exhibition.

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We always re-post work received from Richard Canard at the IUOMA-Ning Richard Canard Fan Club. We hope you do too.

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Here is a larger piece on conventional 8.5 x 11 inch paper:

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The envelope:

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With a great stamp on the reverse side:

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As ever, many thanks to Richard Canard!

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