A Blog for the Exhibition, From BMC to NYC: The Tutelary Years of Ray Johnson
(1943-1967) Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville NC
February 19th - June 12th, 2010
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Back Side of Collage
Apparently, Charter named his art work a "cryba" (in the vein of Ray's "moticos"?), writing out "Cryba By Weeks." So Ray used that term to make "Crybaby" Weeks. Charter then went on to use the phrase as his new nickname.