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CARL ANDRE Letter to his sister: .."In summer Amsterdam stinks of sewerage & crawls with tourists. Now it is quiet, sweet-smelling & delightful.." 1982, Handwritten signed letter on postmarked postcard from Amsterdam

Carl Andre


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This is a handwritten letter from the incredibly well-traveled globe trotting Minimalist artist Carl Andre.  He writes with a dateline of 15 January 82 to his sister, teacher Joan Balerna. The letter features his trademark "@" signature - decades before Twitter! For those who ask - and you always do -- Carl met Ana Mendieta in 1979 and they married in 1985.  This letter was written in 1982.


Hand addressed, handwritten and hand signed by Carl Andre. Letter is postmarked from Amsterdam. 


Acquired directly from the estate and collection of Andre's parents.


Height:   3.90
Width:   5.80