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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
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"under a tree from Sabela, too."
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"lots and lots of black Cats: Gracias, Sabela!"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"Gracias,Sabela, for posting, and here are cats from Theo Nelson: Boris and Ellie:"
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Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"BORING ANSICHTKAARTEN VAN HELEEN (how to learn Dutch, too) Part 200 (I am having trouble loading these!) Pannenkoeken Restaurant De Duivelsberg (Pancakes Restaurant De Duivelsberg) That's all. Eet smakelijk (Eat sell. Bon appetit) En bedankt,…"
Jan 18
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"BORING ANSICHTKAARTEN VAN HELEEN (how to learn Dutch, too) Part 3 Jij tovert een glimlach op mijn gezicht (You put a smile on my face)"
Jan 18
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"BORING ANSICHTKAARTEN VAN HELEEN (how to learn Dutch, too) Part 3 1 Ik lijk leuk en eerlijk te zijn (I seem to be nice and honest)"
Jan 18
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"BORING ANSICHTKAARTEN VAN HELEEN (how to learn Dutch, too) Part 2 1. Verclickerd op jou! (Clicked on you!) 2. Mail from Holland"
Jan 18
Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Słupsk - (Stolp) -  a town near the coast of the Baltic Sea. Postcard send in 1969 year. "Tenement houses at the Red Army Square."  During World War II, the city experienced a terrible history: on March 8, 1945, the Red…"
Jan 18
Valentine Mark Herman commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"BORING POSTCARDS FROM KATERINA 1. Hotel Lido Thasos island Greece, where Katerina went in 1970 2. "Night View of Picturesque(sic) Salt Lake City, Utah", from a trip that Katerina made in 1961 with her mother to see Aunt Clara 3.…"
Jan 17
Sabela Baña commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
"I received of Katerina Nikoltsou. Thanks Katerina"
Jan 13
Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"New example from Poznań (Posen), Poland."
Jan 9
Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Baiabk, a village in the central part of Poland. On a postcard from the 80s, the "Sezam" shopping pavilion, the so-called soc-modernism."
Jan 7
Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group MANHOLE COVER LOVERS
"New example from Poznań (Posen), Poland."
Jan 7
Gwendolynium commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"It's not every day you see something this boring."
Jan 7
Raphael Nadolny commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Zgierz - a city in the central part of Poland, one of the centers of the textile industry in the 19th century. Postcard from 1986."
Jan 6

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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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THE FIRST EVER POSTAGE STAMP (1840) -- only $6M +

Posted on October 27, 2021 at 7:58pm 4 Comments

From today's Times (of London):

First Penny Black stamp offered for £6m at Sotheby’s auction

The Penny Black has acquired such legendary status among…

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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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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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