William Blake, Patron Saint of Mail Artists

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William Blake, Patron Saint of Mail Artists

Dear and esteemed members of IUOMA,

I would like to put forward the proposal to declare William Blake (1757-1827) the Patron Saint of Mail Artists. You can download this letter as pdf and pass it on: 

WILLAM%20BLAKE%20Open%20Letter%20XX%20Jones.pdf

With love and respect

Yours faithfully, xxJones

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Latest Activity: May 14, 2016

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Comment by Lynn Radford on April 7, 2016 at 3:59pm

Very cool that you were finally able to identify the piece and the artist, Nadia. :)

Comment by Lynn Radford on April 7, 2016 at 3:58pm

This piece by Guido Vermeulen was entitled, "HELL and HEAVEN were invented by Mother - aTribute to William Blake and Lynn Radford." I treasure it, as I do all of the pieces Guido sent me over the years, but with an additional fondness....

Comment by Nadia Aroca on April 6, 2016 at 10:14pm

The painting in Guido's collage is by Gustave Moreau.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Moreau#/media/File:Gustave_Mo...

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on January 20, 2014 at 12:27pm

From GV: The infinity of a working volcano, tribute to William Blake

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 28, 2013 at 11:12am

Happy Birthday! November 28:

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 28, 2013 at 11:11am

Yes! Happy Birthday William Blake...

and Neil xxx

Comment by Neil Gordon on November 18, 2013 at 9:26pm

Blake' s Birthday(and mine, he's a bit older than me of course) Coming up on the 28th!!!!  Fine Books Magazine just came out with a CD-Rom of "Book of Urizen"-- but I'd rather have the book in my hands then read Blake on a "puter"  My guess is the the CD has all kinds of high tech "buzz's and whistles" to make you want to buy it????

Comment by Daniel de Culla on September 30, 2013 at 1:37pm

I am a member of the Blake Society. See You here.

I give you the end of a golden string,
Only wind it into a ball:
It will lead you in at Heavens gate,
Built in Jerusalem’s wall.

William Blake, Jerusalem.

 

" The Blake Society sets out to honour and celebrate William Blake (1757-1827), engraver, poet, painter & prophet. We are a serious but not a stuffy group. The Society brings together scholars and enthusiasts, amateurs and professionals on equal terms to share our interest in Blake. We have been meeting regularly in London since 1985, with monthly speakers including scholars, artists, writers, radicals and mystics."

President: Philip Pullman

The Blake Society
St James’s Church
197 Piccadilly
London W1J 9LL

secretary@blakesociety.org.uk.

Comment by Mariana Serban on September 6, 2013 at 9:36pm

Sorry Isee them only now, but Ilove the painting and the collage, Guido !!! (in such cases we use to say : '' Good morning Mariana !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!''

Comment by Neil Gordon on September 6, 2013 at 3:24pm

Blake has been one of my main Muses all my life!!!!! Thank you XXJones! You are "Burning Bright" my friend!!!!!!!!!!

 

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