July 2010 Blog Posts (52)

Received: Collage mailart from helen Amyes (Australia)

I was very pleased to receive these two pieces from Helen. She included a passage the novelist Henry James wrote in 1893. The quote was definitely "found" and just shows how things mysteriously align when you let them:

"We work in the dark -

We do what we can -

We give what we have.

Our doubt is our passion

And our…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on July 26, 2010 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Received MA - Ptrzia Tictac

Wow - a fabulous package from German artist Ptrzia Tictac. An altered postcard with a picture of the word, "Irony" and the letter 'Y" cut out to reveal a statement by Victor Hugo. Ingenious and inspiring. A MA call for a Message In A Bottle (I have included for all). I am always impressd with detailed abd well thought out pieces. The envelope alone provides wonderful eye candy as well with banana and avocado stockers, hand stamps and other adornments. I look at each one of these as a little… Continue

Added by Julian Grant on July 23, 2010 at 6:01pm — 1 Comment

Karen Champlin received from Athenais Scales

A wonderful collage. So much work and great images. Thank you!

Added by Karen Champlin on July 21, 2010 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Received MA - Heath Row

A re-purposed TED - Ideas Worth Spreading (www.ted.com) large sized postcard. Original sticker art with Daiy Duck added as well plus MEMBER tag.


Added by Julian Grant on July 21, 2010 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Received from Julian Grant, USA--thank you!

Added by Bifidus Jones on July 21, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Received MA - Cascadia Artpost 2.1

2nd MA received from CA. A continuation of their theme about Deepwater Horizon and the oil damage done in the Gulf. The Brown Pelican in distress is very operatic - rising up from the waters like a ghoul or monster. A very troubling work of political art. Kudos to them for keeping this environmental impact front and foremost.…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 21, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Paper and Postage has a new call...

FASHION… Continue

Added by Lorraine Kwan on July 21, 2010 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Back online

The IUOMA network is back online now. The migration went smoothly. For the time being no large alterations so you can easily find all the info's that were always there.

Added by Ruud Janssen on July 20, 2010 at 8:35pm — 1 Comment

NING MAINTENANCE

This network will be offline for a few hours soon due to Maintenance of the NING platforms when they move to their new structure....

Added by Ruud Janssen on July 20, 2010 at 7:09am — No Comments

Received: Vispo/assemblage from Karen Champlin (Chicago, USA)

7.19.2010: I recently received this incredible piece from Karen Champlin. The scan does not do it justice. I don't know if the images were found or inscribed by Karen, but they are incredibly ornate and detailed. Not only does she know I like vispo, she knows exactly the style I like. This one I'll cherish. Thank you KC!…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on July 20, 2010 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Received from Julian Grant

Amazing Altered Fish Man

Added by Karen Champlin on July 18, 2010 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Altered Fishman from Julian Grant

Is this cool or what?! I love that he printed it on a page from an old stamp album. Thanks Julian!…

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Added by Kris Naylor on July 17, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Received MA - Karen Champlin (Illinois)

The Midwest is being inundated with a heatwave right now. Thank God for the air conditioning. KC has made another FANTASTIC mixed-media piece that I just loved. Jackson Pollack stamp, hand letterd in white on black art card with a cover of multiple art elements. Beautiful work, KC and very inspirational. Many thanks,…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 15, 2010 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Received MA - SDG (Italia)

Beautiful handmade envelope by SDG in Italy. Complete with Zebra, Saxophone and a funky 1980's aesthetic. As I just watched "Hot Tub Time Machine" (funnier than it looks), I was instantly transported back. Great work, SDG.…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 15, 2010 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Received MA - Bifidus Jones (MN)

Received a richly collaged piece from BJ. I am so impressed with the intricate cutting required to create this work. Multi-layered on both sides, this work is inspirational and a wonderful addition to my collection, Many thanks, BJ. …





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Added by Julian Grant on July 15, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Received MA - G Antonin (Mineapolis, USA)

Thanks for the ELEKTRA card, GA. Your additions were very nice. Liked especially the John Rays stamp addition and personal MAIL ART IS GOOD additions. Years ago, I made a film called ELECTRA that always get confused with the Marvel character.…







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Added by Julian Grant on July 15, 2010 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Received MA - Nobody/ Litsa Spathi





Beautiful and unique MA from Spathi/Nobody. Collection of Fluxus Stamps and well documented mailer. I took a long time to go through this material as it was very informative…

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Added by Julian Grant on July 13, 2010 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Mail Art Received - Rebecca Resinski



Photograph converted to Xray or reverse image. A moth on one's windowsill. Complete with quote by Leonard Cohen. A very touching and beautiful piece of work.…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 13, 2010 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Received Mail Art - Node Pajomo



Interesting and unique MA from NP. Red Left hand and rubber stamp cover matched with personal note on reverse. Love the handmade stamps and DADA influence. Rubber stamp Jesus is nice as well.…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 13, 2010 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Mailart "Project Release The Water"

I thank all Mailart Friends to Your partecip Project is end .
visit Blog http://liberiamolacqua.blogspot.com/
and all to partecip recevied a Mailart to echange
Virginia

Added by virginia milici (virgy) on July 13, 2010 at 2:22pm — No Comments

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