Please Send To Leon Trotsky - Ear Diary, By Monte Zuma

Ray Johnson (1927 - 1995)
Silkscreen on paper, marker
Circa: 1993
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" (sight) | 12 7/8" x 15 1/2" (frame)
A double sided Ray Johnson over a Xerox of an announcement of the “RAY JOHNSON CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL MEETING SACRAMENTO STATE ART GALLERY 8:30 PM MARCH 26-.” Dated 8.28.93. With “PLEASE SEND TO LEON TROTSY.”

The other side with a screened image of bunny ears over a sideways illustrated bunny head, with the text “EAR DIARY, BY MONTE ZUMA.”

The Soviet Marxist Trotsky was exiled to Mexico and was assassinated there—ergo Monte Zuma... ...Montezuma’s Revenge. And Trotsky kept a diary, and diary sounds like diarrhea... back to Montezuma’s Revenge.

Archivally framed to be hung with either side displayed.

Provenance: Steven Wolf Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

Condition: Excellent.

Price: SOLD