Mail Art Periodicals Inventory

The Museum of Modern Art Library has an amazing collection of Mail Art periodicals and zines. The Library acquired Mail artist and librarian John Held Jr.‘s large archive in the early 2000’s. A thorough annotated bibliography written by Held is available here, along with some statistics about the collection and Held’s essay Care and Feeding of Mail Art Zines. Just browsing through the names is really fun. Some of my personal favorites in the collection are Art For Um, Bern Porter International, ScoreMadam X’s Gazet, Rubberstampmadness, and VILE.


Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: