January 2011 Blog Posts (189)

Ludicrously Excessive Packaging...

Tonight, at 8pm, UPS Guy knocked at my door and proffered this box...(with scissors to show scale...)

 

After taking a hacksaw, blow torch and three pairs of box cutters to the outside and pulling out five miles of tissue:

 

ONE…

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Added by Jen Staggs on January 5, 2011 at 2:49am — 11 Comments

2011 and Beyond

Back from self imposed exile as I complete a number of projects.  Imagine my surprise when Keith Buchholz requested that I contribute to an upcoming FLUXUS event in Chicago at the MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art).

 

It's been a busy year for me as an artist and I have greatly enjoyed my mail art and fluxus explorations. Attached is a showcase of my work that I shall play, pending approval, at the MCA.  Many thanks,…

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Added by Julian Grant on January 4, 2011 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Getting Tags Out

I have quite a list of requests for tags, for the "Tag You're It"project. So bare with me, I will be getting those tags out ASAP. (now I gotta go buy another book of postage stamps)

 

 

Added by Larned Justin on January 4, 2011 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Unisex & Memory, 2 collages from Erni Bar

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Added by Laurence on January 4, 2011 at 5:17pm — 6 Comments

Received from Adamandia Kapsalis - USA. Art map, colour shapes!

Thank you Adamandia!

Added by Michalis Kotsaris on January 4, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

And Snooky Dog sends a Haptic beauty from Lake Michigan! Many thanks Angie!

For my collection...Snooky stamps, via Milwaukee ;-)

"Woof!" what fun rubber stamps! And check out that little kitty on the far right, too!

And the HAPTIC card from Angie is super soft fleece! And super blue Lake Michigan.

"Feel the…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Greetings for the New Year arrived today from Turkey, Japan, Germany and Adamandia in Chicago! Thank You!

Great art here...and as Adamandia says"

PEACE!

Thank you…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Tape Transfer from Jon Foster...another EYE-full! Great technique and haptic happy!

 

"The man with the red s...... is a most......." mysterious message, Jon,

will need help here. But the layers of images are fantastic, and it adds

to my collection of your "eye" art! 'Love it! Thank you!

Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Received: Abstract Mail-Art from Arttower (Aschaffenburg, Germany)

 

Mail-art by IUOMA member Arttower (Aschaffenburg, Germany)

 

January 4, 2011 - Arttower is a PRESENCE at the IUOMA and in the mail-art world. This beautiful piece (above) he sent me shows his talent and more…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 4, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Japanese Mail Art Received from Kaz

Added by DKULT on January 3, 2011 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Very Cerebral Mail Art received from Bifidus Jones

I don't know where you get those triangular stamps, but those are amazing

Added by DKULT on January 3, 2011 at 8:43pm — 1 Comment

Mail Art Received from Rani Solhaug

Added by DKULT on January 3, 2011 at 8:42pm — 2 Comments

Ray Johnson Shmonson... I think this guy might have been the first mail artist

According to the Amazon.com summary of this book:

The first impression of W. Reginald Bray (1879-1939) was one of an ordinary middle-class Englishman quietly living out his time as an accountant in the leafy suburb of Forest Hill, London. A glimpse behind

his study door, however, revealed his extraordinary passion for sending

unusual items through the…

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Added by Elaine B(atgirl) on January 3, 2011 at 6:46pm — 2 Comments

Received from JF Chapelle, France--Fluxus Map

De Villo Sloan blogged extensively about this piece but I thought I'd post it again because I like the wit and the concept so much. Merci beaucoup Monsieur…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on January 3, 2011 at 3:29pm — 1 Comment

Received: More New York Correspondence School Mail-Art from Kiera Pannell (Montreal, Canada)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Kiera Pannell (Montreal, Canada)

 

January 4, 2011 - Kiera Pannell has…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 3, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Blog Post for Herr Erni AKA Chocteabiscuit - Is the World a Town or What?

Mail Art received the LAST week of December 2010





















Erni Bär keeps telling me to STOP MAKING SENSE!

He’s even writing that line to me on the outside of envelopes now.  …

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Added by cheryl penn on January 3, 2011 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

MAIL ART TO WOMEN :SECRETS & CONFIDENCES// GRIGORI ANTONIN (USA)

GALLERY ON LINE :… Continue

Added by Katikatinka on January 3, 2011 at 12:46am — No Comments

Wishing you a Peaceful New Year

Added by Lorraine Kwan on January 2, 2011 at 11:06pm — No Comments

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