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From Kathy DeWitts' class in Belgium

Added by liketelevisionsnow on October 17, 2010 at 11:36pm — 2 Comments

JG & Cast at Chicago Int. Film Festival 2010



Julian Grant (left) joined by Kathleen Lawlor and Brian Shaw - my stars of THE DEFILED - at the world premiere of the film at the CIFF. Sell out second night and a last screening today. FIlm continues…

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Added by Julian Grant on October 17, 2010 at 6:38pm — 2 Comments

Received MA - PJM (Thanks!!!!!)



Wonderful mirrored print on signature red cardstock from PJM. Handwritten note from PJM on reverse with drawings and additions. C&H stamp (I LOVE THEM!!!0 and cryptic sigil work complete. PJM is…

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Added by Julian Grant on October 17, 2010 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Received MA - Elke Grundmann (Germany) - Danke!



Love this - PART OF THE ARTWORK - card. Must get a stamp that bares that!! Will street tag in Chicago everywhere.Hi gloss photo stamped same with reverse of personal stamps and Fluxus tag - Concerned…

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Added by Julian Grant on October 17, 2010 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Received MA - Marie (VA)



Hand colored place setting card collaged against cardboard color cut outss.Recycled card reverse with hand written thanks. Many…

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Added by Julian Grant on October 17, 2010 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Received MA - AWJ (Dallas)



Lucky 13 - my favorite number - with hand embelishments from AWJ. My Dallas MA pal, AWJ has created another loverly card for my collection. A quote from electro-thrash musicians Ministry completes this…

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Added by Julian Grant on October 17, 2010 at 6:22pm — 1 Comment

Received MA - Test Tower



Way late in documenting this online. Mea Culpa, TT. Been swamped with film festivals and school.



Lovely dense and multilayered collage work done on computer…

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Added by Julian Grant on October 17, 2010 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Received MA - Kate F (Jasper)



Coerced my adult and brilliant step daughter to contribute and post her work here and this is one of the first 'official' pieces of MA she has sent me. Brilliant hand written cover (complete with bird…

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Added by Julian Grant on October 17, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

A good lesson learnt from Bifidus and the Crimson Giant

Bifidus wrote and asked if I had looked in the envelope?





Confession time! I had not. For some obscure reason I had read into his work that the envelope should remain closed, that there was nothing inside, that symbols had no opening/business being interpreted ("Any symbol caught not being identical to itself is subject to automatic ejection, a $10000 fine and 12 hours community service"). I had read his work a certain way, but his… Continue

Added by cheryl penn on October 17, 2010 at 3:53pm — 18 Comments

Received: New-Old School mail-art, bunny stamps by Miss James (Brooklyn, New York, USA)

October 16, 2010 - Miss James did not make my day. She made my week, my month. I picked up my mail at the PO very early Saturday morning. Immediately I saw the NYNY stamp on the front and the Brooklyn address on the back and her beautiful artwork. Miss James sent me a special set of her bunny stamps, which I have seen at the IUOMA. This set is perfect for Halloween, although there is… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on October 17, 2010 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

From Bifidus The Crimson Giant Part 2

With great elation I received the first return mail for the collaborative mail art book The Crimson Giant from Bifidus Jones.











I asked Bifidus to please explain some of his thoughts in the compilation of his work.





He wrote this:



"Gertrude Stein, an American writer, came up with the "Rose is a rose" line in a poem entitled “Sacred Emily”--written in the… Continue

Added by cheryl penn on October 16, 2010 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

YELLOW TRAIN

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Added by AnaSpînu on October 16, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Mail from Brent Leopold

Just an amazing collection of prints from a very gifted artist. Thanks Brent. One is a painting.…

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Added by Karen Champlin on October 16, 2010 at 3:04am — 1 Comment

Mail from Atte Ourie

VERY VERY COOL> does anyone have Atte's address? Thanks Atte!

Added by Karen Champlin on October 16, 2010 at 2:55am — 5 Comments

Otto von Bismarck mail art call - from Roland Halbritter



A second Luftpost closely followed the first one. This is a mail art call from Roland Halbritter in Nüdlingen.

I love my scanner, but I have to say that it didn't do a great job with this texture. The postcard is actually shiny and has this metallic sliver/gold feel to it.

The call is about Otto von Bismarck, I refer you to Roland's blog about it:… Continue

Added by Marie Wintzer on October 16, 2010 at 2:24am — No Comments

Another Artist Turns 80 - Mail Art Call - November 2010

Please join me in celebrating a carving artist I know named Roberta James and all of the other wonderful artists turning 80 this year! Send your mail art about aging, surviving time, longevity, and/or confronting the pros and the cons of being 80 to:


Another Artist Turns 80
c/o Carla Cryptic
PO Box 1274
Berkeley CA 94701
USA


or send your digital art (a scan of…
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Added by Carla Cryptic on October 15, 2010 at 8:02pm — 4 Comments

Received: Mail-art of the Nihil from Eduardo Cardoso (Portugal)

September 14, 2010 - Eduardo Cardoso sent me mail-art that has been long-awaited. And this piece was worth the wait because it is for me such an original statement that becomes part of the dialog of mail-art visual poetry at the IUOMA. First, Eduardo has called this piece "Tears." There is an artist's reason for this, but it is not about IUOMA. Tania - and I am sure Eduardo - add our… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on October 15, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

For the Project The World is a Town from Frank Odette and Stefano Fossiant Sini

I received the first mail for the Project "The World is a Town" from Australia and Italy - now I will HAVE to dismantle the book TODAY, and it will begin a new life in Mail Art. Frank sent a very interesting sort of hyper-palimpsest - a page that has been written on over and over so that previous traces of writing are visible. He did this on a glossy photographic paper, scoring the sheet and then rubbing in charcoal (Right Frank??). You did some research…

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Added by cheryl penn on October 15, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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