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IS SIZE IMPORTANT IN CONTEMPORARY ART?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian C Dengler Sep 27, 2014. 17 Replies

It seems to be, ie the bigger the canvas the 'better' it is perceived to be, the more likely it is to be in important (museum) collections, the more money it will get at auctions, the more fame will…Continue

TODAY IS THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL VINYL ART DAY

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gü Jun 17, 2014. 4 Replies

TODAY'S THE DAY!16 June,…Continue

AN INSANE FRENCH ARTIST?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Prairie Kittin Oct 22, 2014. 14 Replies

The following story appeared in today's UK "Daily Telegraph":COCK-A- DOODLE OOH.... A MAN WHO SUFFERED FOR HIS ARTA South African performance artist who tied a live rooster to his penis during an…Continue

New VINYL ART Group!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman Jan 31, 2015. 20 Replies

Would you like to join me in a new Group called 'VINYL ART'?I suspect that many of you, like me, have somewhere in your house/garage/attic a collection of old Vinyl records that you have probably not…Continue

 

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Green Galaxy

"Yes, they are in acrylic. If you look at my web-site, www.val-herman-art.eu, and then Aboriginal Art, and then Works, you will see lots and lots of my dot paintings. Aboriginal Art inspired me. Now as to how to make 'good' dots (bearing in…"
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"I’m impressed! Are you doing these in acrylics?  I was playing with dots and paints a little while ago and was surprised to find myself getting very frustrated when the dots didn’t come off the skewer exactly right as I lifted, or…"
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Full Blue Super Moon and Diamond

"Bravo! Here's a Green Galaxy with Golden Stars"
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"Are these the key numbers?"
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"Grand prize for best mailart guess as to what is making scratching sounds in the ceiling......... a Trump??"
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Mail-Artist since:
1952 (when I sent a "Thankyou for my Birthday Present' to my Grandma, and illustrated it with a little drawing). Since then my Mail Art history has been, well, interesting
My Website:
http://www.val-herman-art.eu
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Well, it's like this, Doc. I've got this thing about the Postlady....
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billytulip1956@yahoo.com
1 Rue de la Vieille Fontaine, F-11130 Sigean, France

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Thank you Katerina!

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 4:13pm 4 Comments

I am having an exhibition in March called 'Carrés/Squares). Everything in it will be...you guessed it...square(ish). 70 different sorts of works are going to e in it, including these square collections of 51/2" Floppy Disks that were very kindly given to me by Katerina a while back. Square Floppys on lil Square canvasses. Mercy Buckets, Katerina!…

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How many photos should be posted at any one time or in any one day?

Posted on January 1, 2018 at 12:56pm 7 Comments

I think the number should be FIVE.

Any more, and the occasional photo or two that a person posts just gets lost when another person posts 30 photos, and then another person posts another 30, and then....etc.

Adapting John Lennon's words: "Give photos a chance."

Peace.

SILLY STAMPS -- an appeal

Posted on March 2, 2017 at 10:22am 0 Comments

This is an appeal for 'SILLY STAMPS'.

What, you might well ask, is a 'Silly Stamp'?

A 'Silly Stamp' is an officially issued postage stamp that, when you look at it, makes you think, "This is silly!''

And then, ''What on earth is going on here? What could its designers have possibly been thinking when they came up with this image?"

"And, given that postage stamps (like coins, banknotes, flags, etc) are important vehicles for promotong national…

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SEX BOMB SABOTAGE!! Featuring New Boots and Lacey and Sexy Panties.

Posted on December 26, 2015 at 5:22pm 2 Comments

Bonjour!

Season's Greetings to y'all.

Great Big Collage #17 is a Special Herman End-of-the-Year Multi-Piece Great Big Collage.

Here it is:

Superbe, n'est-ce pas?

OK, so now you might be asking why 'Sex Bomb Sabotage'? Well look closely in the top left hand…

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At 10:45pm on February 14, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

My dear Valentine...

have a happy day!

At 5:40pm on January 3, 2018, Leopold Ploner said…

Matchboxes? Sounds like an interesting idea for another mail art call.

At 8:07pm on November 3, 2017, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 3:46pm on October 16, 2017, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Aha! it is working now...hope you had a happy day, Val!

Lots of choco sweets with Vincent for you :-)

At 4:44pm on October 15, 2017, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Happy birthday my dear Valentine! xxx

(ning is not showing images...grrrr)

At 2:57am on August 3, 2017, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Bonjour Val--your vintage inspired postcard arrived recently and has been posted==thank you!

At 4:27pm on June 16, 2017, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 5:24pm on June 10, 2017, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Bonjour Mark--thanks for enlightening me about the language of stamps! I read more info about it --very interesting part of postal history. 

Are the ladies old flames of yours?  :-)

At 2:44pm on March 13, 2017, chaponniere said…

bien sur c est un chapomains !

At 8:43pm on October 16, 2016, Bruno Cassaglia said…
 
 
 

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