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Ray Johnson, A Book About Death

December 12, 2009 – January 31, 2010

Correspondence, Ray Johnson to Bill Wilson
Correspondence, Ray Johnson to Bill Wilson

Between 1963 and 1965, Ray Johnson printed thirteen pages of his Book about Death with the Pernet Printing Company. His title, which designated the thirteen unbound pages as a book, is A Book about Death, yet also A Boop about Death and A Boom about Death. Those thirteen offset pages were reprinted in 1976 for the catalogue, Ray Johnson: Correspondence.

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A book was published in conjunction with the exhibition. More information on the publication can be found here.


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