Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: Back to Basics Trashpo by Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)


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

Many current wave trashpoets are likely unaware that mail art legend Richard Canard aka Richard C holds an important place in the history of Trashpo, despite the fact that he is known to rub shoulders with the captivating Diane Keys and the elusive Lucy Pear. Richard C adds legitimacy and breadth to the “greatest show on earth” Karnival of Trash with this minimalist, anti-art, retro nod to Trashpo’s unadorned roots.


This collection is the epitome of a classic Trashpo mailing.


And the reverse sides:





Thanks as ever to Richard Canard!


One comment

  1. tonipoet · October 6, 2016

    He is the best.


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