August 2011 Blog Posts (312)

Cecilio Flor



* Cecílio Flor

Quando eu era menino, havia o Cecílio Flor.

Toda a cidade, ruas e casas, gentes e coisas, e as ervas esquecidas das valetas,…


Added by Maria João Franco on August 31, 2011 at 5:49pm — 2 Comments

sock princess from M. Valentine Herman

I have been asked to be many things but never a sock princess. ahhh... Thanks Val!

Added by Alicia Starr on August 31, 2011 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Inside pages from Diane Keys

Added by Alicia Starr on August 31, 2011 at 4:42pm — No Comments

trashpo from Diane Keys

this little book goes on the list of 'best books i've ever read'.

Added by Alicia Starr on August 31, 2011 at 4:40pm — 2 Comments

More amazing mail art came today...Art -in-the-Mail! Thank you, all, especially, Laurence!

Water-logged butterflies and leaf stamps, but oh so cheerful and happy. Along with a professional calling card from Laurence Roberts came one of his most colorful abstracts! Many thanks, Laurence, may you be well and strong!

From the Banana Man, Wolfgang…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

More mail art up-an-olive-tree! Great mail art day today!

Had a mail art delivery today at the seaside shack, and there are wondrous treasures to behold!

Bunny Rabbit from Carla Cryptic...just fun! And a dainty delicate design from Laura Hensley. And an amazing 3-types of asemics card from the Queen of Asemics: Karen Champlin!…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Asemic Trashpo and Windmills II - from Katerina Nikoltsou

Katerina is truly the boss of all Sandpo. Her latest sandpaper (book cover, you can't see it on the photo) creation is one of the very first asemic trashpo bookies.



Added by Marie Wintzer on August 31, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Thom's unique rubber stamp and a packet full of wonderful goodies!

A very "Greek" package arrived today from Thom, the envelope alone is fascinating mail art...look at all those stamps...and LIAM TRA! Wearing a mask? Oh, yes, on the flip side of the envelope there is more:

Artistamps...LIAM TRA...even kept the postal…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2011 at 8:17am — 4 Comments

Winter creatures leaving South Africa ...from Cheryl Penn

Snootie-dark-guy in my olive tree today, as if we have to fear strange winter creatures crowding in on our HOT summer days STILL in Greece! An amazing print, on reserse side, too, only on transparent plastic:

Ya gotta love this guy...he looks all…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2011 at 8:00am — 2 Comments


ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND BOOK:  106 essays written over 30 years on the 20th Century cultural avant-garde including Duchamp, Cage, Mail Art, Fluxus, DiY, zine and artist publishing, international cultural networking, performance art, rubber stamps and other artistic mediums the mainstream considers marginal. Each essay is illustrated with the work in which it…


Added by Mike Dickau on August 31, 2011 at 1:02am — No Comments

Degas' Original Model From Nadine!!!!!

This is hilarious. I actually prefer the original model! Thank you Nadine-your illustrations are amazing

Added by DKeys on August 30, 2011 at 11:51pm — 1 Comment

By Karin from South Africa

By Karin from South Africa was the Angels. I love them very much.





Added by Ntk (Natalya Korolkova) on August 30, 2011 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Fantastic Card from Atte Ourie in Finland

These shapes are all so perfectly drawn. I can't tell if the writing is meant to be asemic, or if it is in a different language but this mail art made me smile-==they didn't cancel the Finland stamp so I will attempt to send him mail reusing the stamp. It has worked before afterall postage is postage. Thanks… Continue

Added by DKeys on August 30, 2011 at 8:13pm — 1 Comment

Still Life from Judith Heartsong

 This great piece reads:

"I photograph still life setups for painting references in the studio and photograph flowers

everywhere I go. even the garden center they are quite used to me now"

Written on the most beautiful vibrant watercolor

Love how this tells a story

Thank you…


Added by DKeys on August 30, 2011 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Dietary Habits of Richard Canard--Mail Art Philosopher and Comedien

The words are kind of small it says:


If you are serious about a career as an artist Don't try mail art. don't even send a postcard. 

Sometimes I sned postcards to myself simply because I know that I'm likely to get a favorable response.

Whenever the source for collagable material plays out--I usually turn to the trash that comes from out of my…


Added by DKeys on August 30, 2011 at 4:18pm — 4 Comments

Received from Arttower, Germany--True Snail Mail

Arttower dropped this piece in the mail a long time ago and we were beginning to wonder what happened to it--all kinds of possibilities exist, but I like Arttower's funny assumption best: the mail lady is mad at him and/or hates his guts. Since I have at last… Continue

Added by Bifidus Jones on August 30, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments

a meager offering

I've been a little stuck with my mail art lately. I wanted to do a series on paper instead of fabric.  Since school started last week here, I…


Added by Holly Cooper on August 30, 2011 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Asemic Attitude Girl Glasses from De Villo Sloan--Resident Synthetic Bio-Po Manufacturer

Through a combination of Elmer's Glue and the heat, these actually came wet. The note was damp and bled, but I was able to surmise that it said… Continue

Added by DKeys on August 30, 2011 at 2:45pm — 13 Comments

The Trashpocalypse Has Arrived

I couldn't possibly be prepared when I received THREE packed envelopes in one day from Nancy Bell Scott. She is so compassionate that when I run out… Continue

Added by DKeys on August 30, 2011 at 2:30pm — 25 Comments

Received from Superhero and Charlotte_8.29.11

What a nice surprise today - a triptych from his submission "FUCK CANCER" and "Artist Fractal #1"...

AND FROM CHARLOTTE....two "little kittens"..Big Hug and Thanks!!…


Added by Amy Irwen on August 30, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

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