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Smiles & Smirks

Art with a measure of humour is required by Walmarth Corporation for its chain of supermarkets, located in the Queendom of Retailia and in Cascadia Artpost. Through this collaboration Cascadia Artpost and Mail Art Martha are continuing to give impulse to Trashpo, the artistic vision of Diane Keys.

‘Walmarth Corporation is an entertaining and witty parody of corporate, consumer culture. Cascadia Artpost’s painstaking realization of Mail Art Martha’s ideas through detailed, special effects style models makes Walmarth Corporation one of the crowning achievements of Trashpo in the half-decade that it has been producing a large quantity of art.’
https://minxuslynxus2.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/minxus-mail-bag-walmarth-advertising-supplement-by-cascadia-artpost-olympia-washington-usa-with-mail-art-martha-beckenham-uk/

In addition to Trashpo the Corporation has now expanded to include political satire, parody, comics, caricature and witty playfulness.
Your contribution is needed to fill the shelves.

Location: The Queendom of Retailia
Members: 37
Latest Activity: May 17

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Comment by Mail Art Martha on June 5, 2020 at 1:41pm

That is what I am doing every day. Haven't got inside the bottle yet; it is the bottle that gets inside me! Great drawing, thank you, Sabela.

And thank you also, Katerina. By her expression it seems that your masked lady is having fun too, while taking heed of good advice.

Comment by Sabela Baña on June 1, 2020 at 9:01am

"Festejando"

Comment by Maria José Silva - Mizé on May 31, 2020 at 11:59pm

Boa noite Martha.

Ainda bem que gostou.

Obrigada. Sucesso

Mizé

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 31, 2020 at 8:02pm

Well well well, fancy that! I was right after all on the Terry Thomas thing. Pure fluke.

Comment by Michael Leigh on May 30, 2020 at 8:04am

Actually the "Ding Dong" chap is Terry Thomas although Leslie Philips might have ripped him off in a film once. Sid James with a pipe from some film - probably "Carry ON Up The Walmarth"!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 30, 2020 at 6:34am

This is a tiny card from Theo Nelson that was sent to me by Carol Stetser.   Perhaps Bertie Wooster's Aunt Agatha, the one that killed rats with her teeth?

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 29, 2020 at 11:07am

I meant Leslie Phillips. I said I am rubbish, din'I?

and yes the other is Sir James. I think the prize should go to Alan!

Comment by Alan Brignull on May 29, 2020 at 10:51am

Leslie Phillips, I think — ding dong was his catchphrase.

The pipe-smoker, I can't decide, Sid James or Kenneth Connor?

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 29, 2020 at 10:24am

Terry Thomas?

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 29, 2020 at 10:23am

Thank you Mizé. That is funny and good advise.

Michael, I know I know that actor but cannot remember his name. I am rubbish for remembering names or numbers, and everything else as well.

 

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