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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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SCRABBLE MAIL ART

SCRABBLE. A game for anyone. Family- and people- oriented. Timless. Peaceful. Social. Lockdown acttivity.MAIL ART A passtime for anyone. Artist- and people-oriented. Timeless. Peaceful. Social. Lockdown activity.And now.... Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys, Artistes and Artistes.... SCRABBLE MAIL ART (using Scrabble and/or similar 'tiles')See More
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Emma Graney commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"English countryside manhole cover edition."
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Luís Filipe Gomes commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
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Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"Thanks once again, Raphael. I reckon you have sent me 80 manhole covers so far -- keep on going! I was surprised to see the last one from Warsaw was a Veolia manhole cover. I have spent a lot of time in the last six months fighting with  Veolia…"
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Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"State Agricultural Farm of PGR Konarzewo, 20 kilometers from Poznań (Posen), in the western part of Poland.  Postcard form the end of 1980. State farms (PGR) were an organization operating on nationalized land during the communist era in…"
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Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"New example from Warsaw, Poland."
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"and why do I want to say " IT IT IT"?"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"NEPO = "water" in Athens today:"
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Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"State Agricultural Farm of PGR Popowo Kościelne, 50 kilometers north  from Poznań (Posen), in the western part of Poland.  Postcard from about 1975 year."
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Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"New examples from Warsaw, Poland"
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Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"New examples from Warsaw, Poland."
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Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"State Agricultural Farm of PGR Sokołowo, 50 kilometers from Poznań (Posen), in the western part of Poland. During the communist era, some of the land was nationalized and state-owned farms functioned on it.  Postcard from 1975, and the photos…"
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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
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Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Lviv (Lwów), Mickiewicz's column, now a city in Ukraine. Postcard sent in 1927. From my family archive."
Oct 14
Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"New examples from Warsaw, Poland."
Oct 14

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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....
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
billytulip1956@yahoo.com
1 Rue de la Vieille Fontaine, F-11130 Sigean, France

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AND FOUR YEARS LATER, IUOMA WAS STARTED. BECAUSE MESSAGES IN BOTTLES DIDN'(T GET DELIVERED QUICKLY?

Posted on September 18, 2021 at 7:03am 1 Comment

(From today's Times [of London])

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A glass bottle with a message thrown into the sea 37 years ago in Japan has been found washed up 4,000 miles away on a Hawaiian beach.

It had been cast adrift as part of a school experiment in 1984 to monitor ocean currents. Scrolls of paper written in English, Spanish and Japanese…

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Mail Art and the Chagos Islands (which, I'm sure, y'all know are in the Indian Ocean). This is from the BBC

Posted on August 25, 2021 at 6:13pm 2 Comments

"Mauritius has moved a symbolic step closer to wresting control of the Chagos Islands, in the Indian Ocean, from the UK.…

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Mail Art can become very expensive, but I've got a few of these stamps if anyone would like a swap

Posted on July 15, 2021 at 1:00pm 3 Comments

From the BBC

"An $8.3m (£6.2m) stamp is returning to the UK for the first time in 143 years, after being sold at auction to a British rare stamp dealer.…

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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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At 9:17am on October 15, 2021, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

At 3:17pm on September 22, 2021, Maria José Silva - Mizé said…

Se eu fui suspensa do Grupo 

 BORING POSTCARDS

porque razão continuo a receber emails?

Obrigada. 
Maria José Silva-Mizé

At 11:49am on August 18, 2021, Carien van Hest said…

Thank you Val, for your mail art. Is your portrait the answer to my C Post Project?

At 8:17am on July 9, 2021, Carien van Hest said…

EU End of Unity?

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.

 
 
 

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