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The shame of the U.S.A.

circa 1983


Pat Larter

England, Australia

08 Jul 1936 – 06 Oct 1996

Richard Larter

England, Australia

19 May 1929 – 25 Jul 2014

  • Details

    circa 1983
    Media categories
    Print , Mail art
    Materials used
    xerox photocopy on paper
    33.5 x 20.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    National Art Archive. Gift of Richard Larter 1999
    Not on display
    Accession number
    © Estate of Pat Larter © Richard Larter. Copyright Agency

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    Pat Larter

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    Richard Larter

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  • About

    Pat and Richard Larter made a large number of xerox mail artworks during the 1970s and 1980s. These often incorporated drawings or details from paintings by Richard Larter, assembled into a collage with photographs from Pat Larter performances. The original collage was copied on a xerox copier and the copies were then posted to Pat Larter's large network of international mail artists.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Pat Larter, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 Nov 2020–21 Mar 2021

Other works by Pat Larter

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Other works by Richard Larter

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