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IS SIZE IMPORTANT IN CONTEMPORARY ART?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian C Dengler Sep 27, 2014. 17 Replies

It seems to be, ie the bigger the canvas the 'better' it is perceived to be, the more likely it is to be in important (museum) collections, the more money it will get at auctions, the more fame will…Continue

TODAY IS THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL VINYL ART DAY

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gü Jun 17, 2014. 4 Replies

TODAY'S THE DAY!16 June, 2014, is going to  be celebrated by Vinyl Artists everwhere.For more…Continue

AN INSANE FRENCH ARTIST?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Prairie Kittin Oct 22, 2014. 14 Replies

The following story appeared in today's UK "Daily Telegraph":COCK-A- DOODLE OOH.... A MAN WHO SUFFERED FOR HIS ARTA South African performance artist who tied a live rooster to his penis during an…Continue

New VINYL ART Group!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman Jan 31, 2015. 20 Replies

Would you like to join me in a new Group called 'VINYL ART'?I suspect that many of you, like me, have somewhere in your house/garage/attic a collection of old Vinyl records that you have probably not…Continue

 

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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Musical CATS from Kathy Barnett:"
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Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Thanks Heleen, 1. "what if you are not a donkey and love donkeys?" I can't possibly answer that here where children might be looking. (I might confess though to not being a Siamese cat and love Siamese cats. I would like to be…"
Sunday
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Thanks John, Berlaymont was full of asbestos which the EU discovered very late on. They closed it down, moved people to other (often temporary) buildings in Brussels, took all the asbestos out, refunished/refurbished it, and opened it up again. You…"
Sunday
John Gayer commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Those holes in Bruxelles pic give a strange aura of having eyes. Had no idea that building's been around for such a long time. I saw it in person about 20 years ago and thought it was under construction. Maybe it was being refurbished."
Sunday
Heleen de Vaan commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Thank you for sharing, Val! @ 1: what if you'r not a donkey and you love donkeys? @ 2. It seems that the escalator in front is swallowing people!.. btw how comes card nr 2 to hang above your desk when you think it boring? Did it hang with the…"
Saturday
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"TWO BORING POSTCARDS FROM IRELAND AND BELGIUM 1; Hello from Ireland Well Hello to you too! If you are a donky you may find this a very interesting postcard indeed. If you are not a donky, well.... And if you are Irish, you may not think that a…"
Saturday
Valentine Mark Herman replied to Paulo Alexandre Rocha Teles's discussion MailTrainArt in the group Mail-Art Projects List
"Bonjour Pulos,B Here is the promised collage. The starting point was the 150th anniversary of the Stockton to Darlington journey in 1825, and a special commemorative event in the North East of England.  I have added a commemorative British (and…"
Apr 13
Valentine Mark Herman replied to Paulo Alexandre Rocha Teles's discussion MailTrainArt in the group Mail-Art Projects List
"I was born and bred in Darlington -- the end point of the first ever passenger railway journey, Stockton to Darlington in 1825. The very first train -- Locomotion No 1 -- is on display at Darlington Railway Museum (and sometimes at the National Rail…"
Apr 13
Tyler Hannigan left a comment for Valentine Mark Herman
"Hello Valentine, OK, One "Flutterby' on it's way to France. Image in my Photo Albums "Black & Gold Flutterby" Regards, Ty   - Tyler Hannigan, 19 Nickell Rd., Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico 87557 USA"
Apr 10
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"meow...little cat coming soon:"
Apr 10
Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"I received  very nice cat  of IFE NIKALAUS "
Apr 9
Luís Filipe Gomes commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
Apr 8
Luís Filipe Gomes commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
Apr 8
Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"I received very nice cats of Katerina Nikoltsou from Greece."
Apr 7
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BORING POSTCARDS

This Group celebtrates Boring, ordinary, dull, commercial Postcards that feature aspects of our everyday life – such as streets, roads, houses -- and are, in a strange way, interesting because they are so uninteresting. Join in and share your Postcards of our Boring world.See More
Apr 5
John Gayer commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"'A one time, but never again visit' to Wigan sounds rather enticing to me. Must add it to my post-Covid list of things to do."
Mar 29

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Mail-Artist since:
1952 (when I sent a "Thankyou for my Birthday Present' to my Grandma, and illustrated it with a little drawing). Since then my Mail Art history has been, well, interesting
My Website (without http://):
http://www.val-herman-art.eu
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Well, it's like this, Doc. I've got this thing about the Postlady....
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billytulip1956@yahoo.com
1 Rue de la Vieille Fontaine, F-11130 Sigean, France

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WISH YOU WERE HERE -- NOT! A COLLECTION OF BORING POSTCARDS.... from Val Herman and the Boring Postcards Group

Posted on March 1, 2021 at 12:15pm 1 Comment

This book nis now wavailable from amazon.com (and various other Amazon European sites). It's author is Valentine M. herman. The price is $46.00, which is a lot, but it contains 400 Boring Postcards and has 250 pages. All Mail Artists should buy a copy of the boo for themselves, their spoused, boy-friends and girlfriends, children, relatives, neighbours and…

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This is my 3000th photo here at IUOMA!

Posted on February 23, 2021 at 5:08pm 3 Comments

It is also my very first one, posted in September 2010 when I joined IUOMA.

Since then; another 2,999 -- 2.3% of all the photos here.

It's been a long and very enjoyable Mail Art journey.

And the show goes on...3001 et seq soon.…

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SCRABBLE MAIL ART -- A NEW GROUP

Posted on January 23, 2021 at 10:16am 3 Comments

SCRABBLE is one of the world's most popular board games. A game for anyone; family- and people-oriented; timeless; peaceful; social; and a great lockdown activity.It's sold in more than 120 countries, and there are 30 different language available. 150 million sets have been sold worlwide, and…

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DULL AND/OR BORING?

Posted on September 22, 2020 at 2:36pm 7 Comments

I am a member of the British-based Dull Men's Club (DMC) – which also includes women, and, indeed, claims to have 35,000 + members worldwide. (membership@dullmensclub.com)…

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At 6:26pm on April 10, 2021, Tyler Hannigan said…

Hello Valentine,

OK, One "Flutterby' on it's way to France. Image in my Photo Albums "Black & Gold Flutterby"

Regards, Ty   - Tyler Hannigan, 19 Nickell Rd., Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico 87557 USA

At 9:24am on February 14, 2021, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

My dear Valentine:

At 12:36pm on February 5, 2021, Ifé Niklaus said…
Hello Valentine
Vous parlez français?
Do you speak french?
I'm Inspired by your art
See you soon in your mail box !!!!
At 12:40am on October 28, 2020, Bradford said…

Maintenant, deux baguettes?

At 7:27am on August 6, 2020, Richard Canard said…

06.08.20 Dare Val M. H., ...but of course, Richard's ego is as sensitive as they come ----but still, who am I to stand in the way of Valentine Mark Herman???  (  I enjoy your commentary, insight and  your art.). SinCelery, Richard C.

At 6:06am on July 31, 2020, Olena Spicer said…

Wow, Val, sounds like you are really set on testing my linguistic abilities! Cannot wait to get the card. I can only hope I will accomplish the task. I will go find my old linguistics textbooks just in case :):):) Sounds like fun.

At 3:04am on May 24, 2020, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Valentine,

Samantha was an IUOMA member who died April, 20th. Read her profile story

http://iuoma-network.ning.com/profile/SamanthaPrice?xg_source=profiles_memberList

A number of members corresponded with her. Her personal story and mail art creativity are inspiring.

At 2:56am on May 22, 2020, Jenn Miltenberger said…

To answer your question, I friend those who I plan to send mail to ;)

At 9:21am on February 14, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

At 9:19am on February 14, 2020, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

To my dear VALENTINE:

 
 
 

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