John Gayer's Blog (32)

A mail art Renaissance?

So says The Art Newspaper in the article "A mail art renaissance is growing in the US—just as the postal service struggles to survive" that was posted on the 5th of May 2020. Read all about it here:

Added by John Gayer on May 6, 2020 at 8:17pm — 2 Comments

‘the ABSURD’ resides within the normal and outside it

Here are a few of the submissions received for 'the ABSURD'. More of what was received can be viewed on the blog:

Daniel de Cullá

The Wasted Angel…


Added by John Gayer on February 26, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

Outgoing / envelope pyramid

Added by John Gayer on January 10, 2020 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Why, when I google IUOMA, does the results page sometimes show different pictures of Ruud Janssen?

Will the real IUOMA Ruud Janssen please stay put?…


Added by John Gayer on December 13, 2019 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

This appeared in today's The Guardian (online)

It's an image of Eugenio Dittborn's Dust Clouds, Airmail Painting No 99, 1992 (Photograph Nathan Keay), paintings on paper that were folded up and mailed. It accompanies an article by Nadja Sajev that talks about Direct Message: Art Language and Power, an exhibition showing at the Museum of Contemporary of At in Chicago (link to…


Added by John Gayer on October 28, 2019 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Of interest: Mr. Peanut Summit

New: Mr. Peanut Summit (Filip, Supplement 5 - 2019). A conversation between Anna Banana, Michael Morris, and Vincent Trasov on publishing, performance, and networked artistic practices... draws on the overlapping biographical history of artist participants, weaving the story of their practice together with those of their many collaborators and colleagues including John Mitchell, Gary Lee Nova (aka Art Rat), Ray Johnson, General Idea, Robert Fones (aka Can.D.Man), and others.

Added by John Gayer on September 25, 2019 at 8:03am — No Comments

The Introverted Post: Thanks very much for the proposed travel itinerary

Added by John Gayer on August 18, 2018 at 8:45am — No Comments



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