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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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Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
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Valentine Mark Herman left a comment for Daniel Wayne Qualls (BEAR)
"Welcome back from what must have been one of the longest hibernations in the animal world. Bears in France have a small sleep after lunch and before supper in the winter. In the summer they even skip that mini-hibernation if they go to the beach."
May 21
Daniel Wayne Qualls (BEAR) left a comment for Valentine Mark Herman
"I’m back Val my hibernation is over."
May 21
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Golden Squares

Another big painting from the SigeanFestival of Art 2018
May 20
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New Tombstone

Beasties and ghosts and things that go bump in the night.  This Group is for all who like to contemplate the supernatural and incorporate it in their writing or art.Group created by Val, but now moderated by Lynn Radford  See More
May 6
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New Tombstone

Beasties and ghosts and things that go bump in the night.  This Group is for all who like to contemplate the supernatural and incorporate it in their writing or art.Group created by Val, but now moderated by Lynn Radford  See More
May 2
Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"I recived mail art of KAT! (cincinnati). Thanks."
Apr 27
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Only the Rabble Play Scrabble...

"Hello Mr Dicky Duck! I was somewhat schizophreniac in my pre-(Mail) Art days. Half of me was a lobbyist in Brussels for an international IT company. The other half was a Professor of Political Science on various MBA programmes. Now I am what the…"
Apr 25
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Only the Rabble Play Scrabble...

"25.04.18 Dare Mister Valentine Mark Herman, ...assuming you are on the level & ironic as per usual--this scrapbull thing is  terrific. I have oftentimes been amazed at how much territory you seem to cover as an artist. ---what was it that…"
Apr 25
Valentine Mark Herman posted photos
Apr 25
Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"My cat"
Apr 1
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Meow and BLUE from Finnbadger :-)"
Mar 29
Eva Fidjeland commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"MrMoon´s Blog This is Fleur on Holy Wednesday"
Mar 28
Eva Fidjeland commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Orrefors Railway Station"
Mar 28
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"meow...Cat Mail project: CALLING ALL MAIL ARTISTS. GIANT KITTY SAVES THE DAY! — MAIL ART CALL Cat by Kat! This kitty may have claws…. or not. We love cats and kats and kitties, and, well, you get the idea. So send us some cat-themed…"
Mar 28
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Sans Titre for now....

...because I can't think what to call this dot and line painting/collage with mirrors, wool swatches and dice.
Mar 22

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:
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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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 6:17am on May 21, 2018, Daniel Wayne Qualls (BEAR) said…
I’m back Val my hibernation is over.
At 4:47pm on April 3, 2018, El Agujero de Mirna said…
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?  :-)

 
 
 

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