Karen of Art Nation: Woodblock and script... makes me think of wood smoke

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Comment by Bifidus Jones on March 7, 2013 at 9:54pm

So true, De Villo. Much of Karen's work visually contains wisdom, experience, and philosophy, putting in our hands a sort of simultaneous reflection of and relief from the dark banalities of life. Here's one she did in honor of Angie and Snookie:

Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 7, 2013 at 2:06am

I'm a huge Karen Champlin fan - she's The Champ to me. I've posted comments saying she invented modern visual poetry, which of course is impossible for a single individual to have done. Although I do believe she invented Confessional Vispo. This woodblock piece is a real departure for her, a beautiful piece, & I wonder what inspired this direction. Here is some classic KC:

Comment by Claire (aka Cleo) on March 6, 2013 at 10:58pm

Wow, love this too!

Comment by Bifidus Jones on March 6, 2013 at 12:14am

Karen!! Good to see your wonderful mail art again. Art Nation Forever!

Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 5, 2013 at 11:24pm




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