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Two Big Daddy TShirt

The Two Big Daddy TShirt with the image of the Two Big Daddy drawn by Yannick Dangin Leconte is now available for sale @ $14.50US. Send me a message to get details on how you can purchase one. The image is from the cover of our recently published book, "My Public and Concrete Alibi".

Added by liketelevisionsnow on September 21, 2010 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Fuji-Yoshida (Mt Fuji) 1.1/2 - Nara 3.3/4 - for Arttower

Vintage DeLuxe Mayonnaise. Just because they're fishermen doesn't mean I can't add my goldfish...
Or...?

Added by Marie Wintzer on September 21, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Thanks Kiera!!!

Added by Kathy De Wit on September 21, 2010 at 8:56am — No Comments

Received: Stamp, collage, Fluxus mail art from Samuel Montalvetti (Buenos Aires, Argentina)



September 20, 2010 - Samuel Montalvetti sent me a very full envelope of his mail art showing a wide range of areas he works in including collage, stamps, Fluxus, visual poetry as well as other mail art forms. Being new to some of the mail art practices commonly used by IUOMA members, I was very pleased to receive from Samuel…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 21, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Received: Legendary missing White Rabbit mail art by Swinx (Greifswald, Germany)

September 19, 2010 - In the depths of summer, Swinx posted this mail art print at the IUOMA. It was very popular, and I requested a large signed copy - a real favor to ask indeed. Week after week, no White Rabbit in my mailbox, Then on Saturday it suddenly appeared. I am very grateful. What is the allure of this white rabbit art that caught my attention along…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 19, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

It helps if the foreign hitchhiker knows enough Japanese to engage - for Arthur Huang

A very local mail today. Let's see how long it takes for a japanese snail to go from one lab bench to the next one.

Added by Marie Wintzer on September 19, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coolness from Austin!

A postcard of geometries (geometry was my favorite math class) and one of my favorite colors. Sweet! Thanks AWJ!

Added by Kris Naylor on September 19, 2010 at 1:20am — No Comments

Tanuki Mail Think Pink Postage Stamp

Postage stamp with a photo I took last month in a shrine on Enoshima Island.
"Ema" are small wooden tablets on which people can write a wish and hang them up on the premises of the shrine.

Added by Marie Wintzer on September 19, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

Received: Post-feminist mail art from Jen Staggs (Dallas, Texas, USA)

September 17, 2010 - I personally appreciate Jen Stagg's mail art as much as her photos, especially shots from New Orleans I've seen elsewhere. I like receiving work from IUOMA friends that incorporates fabric, sewing, and weaving. In previous blog posts I've thanked Mariska van den Heuvel (Holland - sewn paper) and Tina Festa (Italy - woven… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on September 18, 2010 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

From South Africa....Cheryl Penn's Art

I've been looking forward to getting mail from Cheryl. She sent me a note with the piece but I very often can't read cursive so you guys can have at it, I love pieces with fiber a lot. always have. That's probably why I put cords on many of my own works.Cheryl's piece is about Pollack and IS wonderful!

Added by Karen Champlin on September 17, 2010 at 9:41pm — 3 Comments

Catching up with the Mail

Received this interesting piece from Karen Champlin. I just love things made from cardboard.

And this came from Super Aska in Australia. Sweet!…

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Added by Kris Naylor on September 17, 2010 at 4:30am — No Comments

Received: "Rosso Sangue" mail art from Ander Morlando (Napoli, Italy)

September 16, 2010 - From the first time I saw his mail art at the IUOMA a few months ago, I wanted to be Ander Morlando's friend. I like the clarity, vibrant color, and his mastery of technology to make art (which is better seen in his IUOMA portfolio). I've also been intrigued by the ideas Ander must have that inform his work. I especially like and ponder about his "Simbolicus erratus" series. In the piece he sent…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 16, 2010 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Received from Karen Champlin, USA--another masterpiece from Art Nation

Thanks much and thanks for acknowledging my penchant for hardware--love the key (and I do not take lightly the responsibility that comes with having the key in my possession). There are a couple of things that come to mind about a key: turn it one way and it locks something up, turn it the other way and it sets something free; a lock doesn't work without a key, and a key has no relevance without a lock. At any rate, great…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on September 16, 2010 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Pens, Swords, Envelopes and Emails...A Thought for Today*

IF 'The pen is mightier than the sword' (Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Richelieu: Or the Conspiracy, 1839),

THEN 'An Envelope is superior to an email.' (Me, 16/09/2010, 17.05 CET

(Discuss with specific relevance to forms of communication in the 21st century; or not)

Regards,

Val(entine Mark Herman)

*and Tomorrow, and the Next Day, etc

Added by Valentine Mark Herman on September 16, 2010 at 5:05pm — 3 Comments

Herman's message

Hello (of Goede Avond) Ruud and Gang*,

I'm new to the Union, and currently finding my way around it, so please allow me to join your team. My name is Valentine Mark Herman, aka Val. For details of what I'm…

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Added by Ruud Janssen on September 15, 2010 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Received: Bifidus Jones mail art from the vispo phase (St. Paul, Minnesota, USA)



September 14, 2010 - Bifidus Jones recently sent me a stunning piece that integrates many vispo elements that have been mentioned in IUOMA discussions, notably layering (or over-laying) and integration of image with text. I like the expansive…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 15, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

221 Pachinko Parlor Psychology 222 A Pickle a Day - for Grigori Antonin



Postcard with a photo and article from an old magazine. It pictures a hypnosis experiment (presumably in the 60's) on kids that don't like certain types of food. At least one of the boys doesn't seem to fall into it, LOL.

I added an extract from the table of contents cut out from an old guide book about Japan. I'll be cutting out random phrases from that book for most of my future postcards because most of them are quite… Continue

Added by Marie Wintzer on September 15, 2010 at 11:25am — No Comments

Puzzle envelopes from Ahmet Demir

This special delivery from Turkey brightened up a day that wasn't quite a good one. I think Ahmet Demir got a brilliant idea with his puzzle envelopes, and I'm proud to be the new owner of this gorgeous set.… Continue

Added by Marie Wintzer on September 15, 2010 at 11:14am — No Comments

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