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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, 2014, is going to  be celebrated by Vinyl Artists everwhere.For more…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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Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"I received wonderfull Cats of Katerina Nikolstsou. Very Thanks."
May 17
Valentine Mark Herman commented on William M's blog post Mystery Mail From Germany
"Good to know that Erni's still mail-arting!"
May 17
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"CAT attacking high tech :-) from Jane Marlin!"
Apr 29
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
Apr 26
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"meow! Gracias, Sabela for the lovely cats you sent, too! xxx"
Apr 26
Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"I received  wonderfull cata of Katerina Nikoltsou."
Apr 25
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Meooooow: It's Ali Khat!"
Apr 22
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Cat-is-Faction from Mail Art Martha! What fun!!!"
Apr 22
Pam McVay commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Grethe-04-2019.jpg  Got a cute card today from Grethe in Denmark titled "Happy Cat."  It made me very happy!"
Apr 17
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"In Athens, at the Archaeological Museum gardens: Cat sees pigeon dinner !"
Apr 15
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Cat-with-BLUE tiles from Finnbadger! "
Mar 22
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"CatMail from Angie, along with PigYear :-)"
Mar 22
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"meow...Cat in the GREEN: on Saint Patrick's Day :-)"
Mar 17
Fleur Helsingor commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"I received one of those, too. I love those cartoons!"
Mar 16
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"meow.."
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Ali Khat from Mail Art Martha... 'must blog all later :-)"
Mar 15

Profile Information

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 (without http://):
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....
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
billytulip1956@yahoo.com
1 Rue de la Vieille Fontaine, F-11130 Sigean, France

"Protect me from what I want." (Jenny Holzer)

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Could somebody please tell me what (if anything) this means?

Posted on November 28, 2018 at 7:42pm 5 Comments

This is from the introduction to the 'My Passport'  Mail Art call:

"Author’s note: “The present work is an exploration and development through analogue synthesizer of an imaginary whistle of compound sharpener and decomposed in the form of an oscillated…
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"I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member" (Groucho Marx)

Posted on October 23, 2018 at 5:07pm 5 Comments

A few years ago I formed an association of contemporary art called ASAC, was the first President, organised a couple of international art exhibitions and then resigned. I am about to be thrown out of the association because I am critical of the way it has subsequently developed -- and you would be too. So now ASICK rises from the ashes, and here is a non-poster of it's…

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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.

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At 6:40pm on January 14, 2019, Suus in Mokum said…

Nearly 3000 photo's. Are you still active in Sigean cultural live?

At 4:49pm on December 3, 2018, Cody Whitby said…

hi VMH, i saw your vinyl art group which i am interested in. it only seemed right (to me) to add you also as a friend. will have the $5000 fee in the mail shortly 

At 1:42pm on November 24, 2018, Ficus strangulensis said…

Oh, woe is me! Sob! Sob! somehow I'll survive.

Didn't see that one coming and good one, VMH!

You do know that's Harpo, right?

Y'r [appreciative] ol' Bud, Fike

At 10:19pm on November 13, 2018, xx Jones said…

HI Val, nice to hear from you! I never did anything about the bus stop idea - so many other things got in the way. I was developing this idea for a mail art exhibition in Vienna, which would have been a great venue, 25 meters of shop windows, and there is bus stop too coincidentally. https://diewandzeitung.wordpress.com/ I had contacted them with a proposal. Unfortunately, just today I got their response and the news that they are going to discontinue the project Wandzeitung. So unless they change their mind ... maybe I will contact some other venues, but I had my heart set on this one as it is right on the street corner, so I have to see how I feel. I guess the bus stop in the village is still a possibility.  These books about sovjet bus stops sound interesting! You had a mail art exhibition in a phone boy, I remember!

At 1:58pm on November 13, 2018, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

Mes collages sont disponibles sur:

http://iuoma-network.ning.com/photo/albums/collage-7

At 11:39pm on November 6, 2018, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

Sorry.
I draw mail-art and I wanted to see your works.

At 9:20am on October 15, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

For my dear Valentine:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

At 2:21am on August 8, 2018, Ana Kawajiri said…

Hi Valentine, I just posted some pictures of a card you've sent me a long time ago, check it out:

http://iuoma-network.ning.com/profiles/blogs/back-to-the-90-s-from-valentine-mark-herman

Thanks again! (:

At 12:05am on August 4, 2018, Linda Rogers said…

I like it! 

At 12:09pm on July 26, 2018, Linda Rogers said…

Nothing like orange on black!

 
 
 

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