Hannah Höch (fan club)

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Hannah Höch (fan club)

Some mail artists add a stamp print to their mail art, saying 'Hannah Hoch Fan Club'.

Until I received these stamp prints I never had heard of this artist, who was born 1st of November 1889. She has been a collage / photomontage pioneer. She was part of the Dada movement and also became involved in the De Stijl art movement. 

For anyone who has a Hannah Höch Fan Club Stamp (and interested others, I haven't one), this group can be the place to share your thoughts and mail art, tributing to and/or inspired by Hannah Höch.

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Hannah Höch in books

Started by Heleen de Vaan. Last reply by Visual Mom Oct 16. 6 Replies

As Cascadia Artpost already suggested, there are great books which show the work, and sometimes personal photos, of Hannah Höch.I thought to start this blog post so that all of you/us can share the…Continue

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Comment by Mary Anne on October 11, 2019 at 2:11am

I am envious of your industry - I hope the post is kinder to yours than to mine.  I am still mythering!

I have been busy with the glue brush and making some headway;  The three that have been lost are replaced and four more well under way.  With a bit of luck I will be back at the post early next week.

Nothing else has been done here.  I haven't paid my mail any heed so I expect there are some mighty fine surprises waiting for me.  Must work first; work, work, work . . .

Comment by Carmen Kennedy on October 10, 2019 at 11:50pm

OK... I have mailed out packets to everyone that Mary Anne mentioned in the comment before this. Am hoping that they all land safely on or before November 1. I , like Mary Anne, will be happy to exchange HHBD lovelies with anyone who mails a lovely to me. I am working on some projects and will send future exchanges when I can. This was so much fun and I am looking forward to seeing all the “boxes” and their content on November 1. Oh, and Michael, love the collages! Look for this sticker in the mail. 

Comment by Mary Anne on October 10, 2019 at 2:41am

Here is a list of all the prospective participants in our Birthday Box project.  Not too bad for our first attempt I think and I have a feeling there may be a few surprises on the way as well as I have noticed a couple of new group members who might get swept away with our enthusiasm.

Heleen de Vaan. Netherlands. /
Carmen Kennedy. USA. /
Mary Anne. United Kingdom.
Cascadia Artpost. USA.
Charlotte Geister. Germany. /
Mehrl Bennett. USA.
Rosalie Gancie. USA.
Megan Blafas-Chriss. USA.

Comment by Charlotte Geister on October 9, 2019 at 6:11pm

Hello to the H. Höchs birthday party!

Today I received a card from Cascadia art post and  a real fat birthday envelope from Visual Mom, that is really great with a lot of fine things! Specially the pin is wonderful! I am still working, but will finish everything in the next week! So thanks Mom and Cascadia art post!

Charlotte

Comment by Bibiana Padilla Maltos on October 9, 2019 at 4:47pm

hello everyone, will we have a list of addresses of confirmed people? in the meanwhile, I know Mary Anne was looking for The Photomontages of HH and I found a PDF version at MOMA documents... 

https://www.moma.org/documents/moma_catalogue_241_300063171.pdf 

Comment by Michael Leigh on October 8, 2019 at 7:37am

Thanks for nice welcome Mary Anne. A couple of HH inspired collages from the archive -

Comment by Carmen Kennedy on October 7, 2019 at 11:48pm

Mary Anne, love Eric's creation....I might do a very simplified version for the top of my birthday box. Taking the easy way out on that. Have finished six collages plus some surprises. Hope to have it all done by week's end so that I may mail in time for everyone to receive by November 1. Really having fun with this project as my other mail art is piling up. Ha!

Comment by Mary Anne on October 7, 2019 at 10:52pm

Hi Michael.  Welcome to the chop shop.  Now we will be having some fun . . .

Comment by Mary Anne on October 7, 2019 at 6:28pm

I found this creation, by Eric Bensidon, on my travels; A little encouragement for all the Birthday Boxers . . .

Comment by Visual Mom on October 3, 2019 at 4:48pm

Thankyou, Mary Anne - I gave Megan a list of addresses for the participants we have so far, but hopefully she'll get in this group before Nov. 1st so she can post a photo of her Hannah Hoch Birthday Box.

 

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