MinXus Mail Bag: Another Mystery Missive + Pretzel Logic by Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)

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Mystery mail art

Lately a new fashion has been going around in mail art circles (emphasis on going around in circles). Established artists are abandoning and sometimes denouncing a persona they have cultivated for years. This causes identity confusion.

From the Mink Ranch perspective, we are also seeing a sharp rise in cases of mail art received where we cannot identify the sender. We share just such a case today, imploring Tenderfoots to give us a hand in identifying the artist. This piece even has initials. We still can’t put it together. At one time, playing cards were Mink Ranch symbols.

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Whodunnit?

We are also proud to share a piece by Richard Canard. He offers some sage advice, and we appreciate the Trashpo aspect as well:

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While the Richard Canard identity is currently stable and widely recognized, we know Richard has gone by other names in the past (Richard C, Richard Craven, etc.).

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Many thanks to Richard Canard and today’s mystery mail artist.

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