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At 12:00pm on June 17, 2017, Li Araki said…

I really like the poster!  

At 10:44am on June 15, 2017, Li Araki said…

So great that you're having a show!  Is the work available for viewing online?

At 10:16am on June 12, 2017, Li Araki said…

Thanks so much for the very cool art, especially since I'm a huge Kinks fan!  I saw a 1956 Columbia album cover Ray Johnson did for the Roger & Hart musical "On Your Toes."  It was at a gift shop adjoining Bowne Printers at the South St. Seaport.  There were a number of R. J. pieces displayed behind the counter, including the record.  Thinking this odd in such a place, I asked the guy there (polishing a very old hand-set printer) about them.  He introduced himself as Bob Warner, an artist/printer at Bowne and former correspondent of Ray Johnson.  He told me that Ray gave him 13 cardboard boxes stuffed with found objects, letters and sketches and that he liked to display them and talk with customers about Ray and keep his spirit alive.  The boxes were the basis for a show at the Esopus gallery space in the Village in 2011 and Berkeley Art Museum in 2012.  If you're ever in the mood and down in the Seaport area (it's not as awful as it used to be) stop in!  I think I'll listen to the Kinks now...

At 10:35am on May 23, 2017, Li Araki said…

Thanks for sending the handout from the John Dowd exhibit.  I wanted one but forgot to take it.   I always get really distracted in Printed Matter--there's just so much in there!  When you were in the neighborhood did you stop in at the Matthew Marks gallery on 24th Street to see the Ray Johnson show?  If not, it continues till June 24th...

At 8:13am on April 20, 2017, Li Araki said…
At 10:44am on April 19, 2017, Li Araki said…

Perhaps you already know about this but just in case--there's a showing of the seldom seen work of mail artist John Dowd opening at Printed Matter this Friday  night running through May.  Should be very interesting...

At 6:46am on March 30, 2017, Li Araki said…

Super-cool Kosmo "Klassical" Vinyl art arrived today--love it!  Thank you! 

At 1:52am on March 29, 2017, Karalie said…

Hey guess what I got today?! Holy cow that traveled fast! This is awesome btw! I agree with not sending as a postcard, I would have been afraid too. I'm impressed that you took the time to research Molalla. One of my favorite pieces!! Thanks! :o)

At 12:21pm on March 28, 2017, Li Araki said…

Looking forward to it!  

At 9:15am on March 28, 2017, Moan Lisa said…

I come and go with online media a lot.

At 9:29pm on March 27, 2017, Karalie said…
Awesome! Thank you! I will let you know when it arrives.
At 4:54pm on March 7, 2017, HollyJo said…

Hello Kosmo!
You're mail arrived a few days ago! Thank you! nice touch with the reuse of my seal ;)  definitely adds to the original conversation. 

At 1:39pm on February 24, 2017, Patricio - The Celestial Scribe said…

Waking up from a 90 days mail art sabbatical leave I´m back into bussines.  A celestial one is on it´s way to 407 / 43 / 10024.  Best regards form the Celestial Republik van Patland.

At 1:26pm on February 13, 2017, Ficus strangulensis said…

re: yr's of 28 Dec... No worry of slow. I 2 am that.

Showing my ignorance, who'd the guy in the middle of the card you sent me? I presume a rocker or punker.

Y'r ol' Bud,

Fike

At 6:03pm on February 4, 2017, Ti Ar Raden said…
At 9:53am on February 2, 2017, Ti Ar Raden said…

Many Happy Returns Kosmo!

At 5:37am on February 2, 2017, Karalie said…

No worries on the ma return. :O)  YW on the tip. 

At 7:34am on January 22, 2017, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…

Kosmo, thanks for the great bunny card -- it fascinates me more and more as I look at it--paint, cut-ups, a tartan plaid Flux-o-bunny. I'll blog it soon so everyone can see it.

At 4:18pm on November 26, 2016, Juan Carlos Vargas said…
At 1:25am on November 25, 2016, Patricio - The Celestial Scribe said…

Sooner or later mail art arrives.  As of today yours is not the exception to the rule.   Now it´s homework time for this scribe! 

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