I recently jumped into the world of Ray Johnson by watching the fascinating account of his enigmatic persona in the documentary film " How to Draw a Bunny". I 've always known that Ray was the Founding Father of mail art. But I never knew about the details of his life-as-art, as-collage, as-mail-art approach to seamlessly melding himself with his art!
The film is composed of interviews with the many, many art world luminaries and others who sorta knew Ray.Each story they tell, adds a…Continue
The response to my mail art exhibit at Gallery51, North Adams in MA, which opened Thursday evening at Down Street Art this week, was remarkable. Viewers were curiously examining my work "up close and personal". It seemed they were reading my collage /mixed media visual iconography as if deciphering poetry. They examined post marks and any verbal messages they could read in my handwriting or through my choice of collage words. I received so much feedback and so many questions about this…Continue
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