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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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"Natassja joined my cat family in October"
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"Cat art"
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"Wash your paws, wear a mask, Stay Safe!"
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"Tree...with a CAT:"
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""MOT DOUBLE" ? Ha! best to have a Ω or  Ξ on a "LETTRE TRIPLE"!"
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"Greek home-made with letters from the newspaper :-)"
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"There is a mail art project to Alpha Mail in Indiana, USA, too:"
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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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Mel Anie commented on Valentine Mark Herman's blog post SCRABBLE MAIL ART -- A NEW GROUP
"And when the rules say 'only if it's in the OED' you get nul points, Katerina. But I will play by your orange Greek rules."
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"and when ya don't have a Scrabble Set :-)"
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SCRABBLE MAIL ART -- A NEW GROUP

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 about 1/3rd of American and ½ of UK household have a set.MAIL ART is a passtime…See More
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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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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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PORTRAIT OF MARY -- an add-and-pass project inspired by Yoko Ono that needs a Mary to get it started

Posted on July 1, 2020 at 4:50am 6 Comments

Yoko Ono was a supporter, but declined to bcome a member, of the early Fluxus movement. She embraced various dAdA ideas.

Her seminal book Grapefruit (1962) contained many references to the use of the mail to advance conceptual art, including the 'Portrait of Mary' below.

There are 28 'Mary's' currently members of IUOMA (including variations on the name…

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FOR NO IDEA'S MINI MAIL ART GROUP

Posted on March 28, 2020 at 4:03pm 0 Comments

Hi!

Please look at the Arty Slide International Group which I started in 2012. It was as Mini as I could think of then. We held 2 good Slide Art exhibitions in France. I still have the Arty Slides (somewhere!) that IUOMA colleagues contributed. Bianca has died, alas. I have gained a Stidio and moved to bigger bits of art.

Here is the text that started it all:…

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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:

At 11:18pm on December 6, 2019, Jennifer Wallace said…

What's also odd about the Amsterdam church postcard is that I bought it when I was visiting!

At 9:55pm on October 15, 2019, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

At 6:40pm on January 14, 2019, Suus in Mokum said…

Nearly 3000 photo's. Are you still active in Sigean cultural live?

 
 
 

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