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PRINT April 1974

LETTERS

LETTERS

Sirs:

Forgive this belated contribution to your correspondence; my excuse is that it takes time for the magazine to filter out to the sticks. Some of my friends are still getting Artforum in their care parcels, and my attention was drawn (somewhat weakly) to your December issue only recently. But I really must come to the defense of Alloway, Coplans, and Collins—it can’t be true, as has been rumored here, that the snide New York reception of my Guggenheim show is a conspiracy organized by renegade Londoners. For, despite the prevailing verdict on British art, we can be thankful that British art critics certainly did “travel well.” It must be the purest of coincidences that the illustrations to New York reviews, in general, have given me the most curious impression of the worthier art mouthpieces spending so much time posing in the nude for lady artists that they get more time for introspection

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