Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – March 2011 Archive (15)

GREAT Mail Art Day: documentations and invites for mail art shows, too

Remember "Tuba in the Sky"! Great cards from NetMail and the periodical OSWALD. Thank you!

From the Modesto Art museum comes the documentation…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 30, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Great Mail Art Day ...from the gals, too: Marie in Japan, Julie (O-kami), Carla and DK...white sandpo from Marcela

'Tis blossom time in Japan...hope for a renewed life. Thank you, Marie for this beautiful drawing. Stay safe and well.

Puppy prints from Julie, and No.81 of 365 project. 'Love these prints, many thanks!

 

Space mailings have landed…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 30, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

GREAT Mail Art Day...good companions together in my mailbox: Erni, Buz, Skodd,Val, Nico,Theo + more

From Hamburg and the Haptic Werewolf came an elegant CHING collage! Thank you, Erni!

Buz Burr in Arizona sent a self-portrait in the photo booth at Amsterdam Central! Great art!

And long-tiime-no-hear-from Wolfgang Skodd, the Banana Man, a peaceful greeting.Thanks!…

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"The Poet sings" and so does Karen!

Thick, rich, black paint, with screening and a bit of asemic (reverse) writings,

 a touch of a circle upon the red...and "the poet sings" and so does Karen! this is

a small ATC, so imagiine a miniature world of Karen's art. and another one, too:"believe":…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

A Wheel within a Wheel..."Circles" from Cheryl Penn

 

Never ending or beginning...

like the circles of my mind...

"URGENT" - asemic red and haptic poetry: music to my ears, textures for my touch,

 asemic writings to see...and an aroma of wonderful linseed…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 19, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

BLUE! and the "Art of Chocolate" from the Off Scene Akademie Hamburg!

Yes, on the envelope, Teddy and all clearly are "stamped" by "Off Scene  Akademie Hamburg"!

Reverse side of package, very much approved by the mailgal. Yes, this is a thoughtful,

 "Do Not Kick" (the bucket) composition! Butterflies for…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 18, 2011 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Special mail art from John Baldessari arrived today

On some group, on some blog , here at IUOMA, we were discussing the art of John Baldessari. I sent him some mail art, and he replied with this "primary colors" card of his work "Three figures (with manholl)", 1988.

A black and white photograph with vinyl paint....96 x 72 inches! Amazing 'minimal' , primary…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 17, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

"Like the circles that you find..." in the unique "Windmills" from Lesley Magwood Fraser

"...as the images unwind"

"...but to who do they belong...

half forgotten names and faces...."

"...whirling silently in space,

never ending or beginning..."…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Herr Haptic Ernie and the Haptic Werewolf send wondrous mail art!...inside and out!

Yes, it is the Haptic werewolf with a bit of cermaic tile...or broken brick...fun!

that is one side of the package, here is the multi-imaged other…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2011 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

"And the World is like an apple, spinning silently in space"! Windmills from Angie Cope!

What a great decision for Angie to participate in our "Windmills"...circles of my mind! This materpiece arrived in Greece today and it is stunning! While it is scanned here,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

A great package full of art from the Human Artist Vending Machine!

Here's lookin' at you, kid! That is an original drawing on the envelope, me thinks self-portrait of the "artist-machine"! And then there are just a few of the contents...there is much, much more!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Blue bunnies and Pink Happy Mail from ????

Happy Pink and Blue Bunnies, with funny pear and flowers and star stickers! "Cute"? No HAPPY MAIL!

Who from? Of all people, can you get a clue from the blue tape on the back of the pink envelope?

Hmmmm. How about a Hello Kitty angel?  What a great…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 8, 2011 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

From Athens, Troy and 2 Brits plus a ZALOP! Nothing from Greece!

Mail art in the mail box today came from Athens and Troy...but not from Greece ;-)

No. 47 of 365 from Naomi came from a gal born in Athens...(Ohio) And it is a great Olympic theme with

postal history stamps. Thank you, Naomi! Also in the mail box was a…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 8, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Beauty of the Giesha in a vintage 3-fold from Marie W. in Japan

First one must carefully handle and open this Japanses envelope from Marie.

There is always a most wonderful Japanese painting or print. And there is a stamp

with a butterfly for Spring (ha!) and a stamp for that SNOW we had in Greece yesterday!

Thank you, Marie! The envelope kept the vintage booklet safe and secure,

Inside:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 8, 2011 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

The Haptic Werewolf Strikes Again - BIG time! Thanks Herr Ernie!

Always a great joy to see my friendly werewolf, and this time it arrived at my door! Good thing, too, as it is ugly rain and cold in Greece (this has been the weather since Feb. 12 and it is getting boooorrrrriiing!). So it was just the right size for the mailgal to deliver it and I did not have to go to the postoffice to claim it. Thank you Herr Ernie!

However,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 2, 2011 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

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