Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mel Ramos, artist
    born: Sacramento, California, United States ; died: Oakland, California, United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • Candy, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 5
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 276 x 352 mm
    Object Height/Width: 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0128.03

Sheet of glossy cardstock with images and instructions for assembling a three-dimensional sculpture. Images of a naked woman and a Baby Ruth candy wrapper. "SMS" and "LEBP" are part of the wrapper’s insignia, relating to the title and publisher of the project.