November 2016 Blog Posts (215)

What Does One Serve at the Last Potluck Before the Rapture?

Just ask David Stafford!!!

Yes...but what KIND of casserole, God's chosen want to know... I mean, it's the Last Supper, after all. The reverse of the postcard goes into even greater detail...

If I didn't know better, and if the postcard weren't so stiff, I might've guessed that this piece was an old used paper napkin on which…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on November 20, 2016 at 8:55pm — No Comments

A Book of the Ages from Dean

I got quite a mail art surprise from Dean (that Artist in Seine). Completely unexpected and a thrill to gawk at and peruse through. As "boekie" mail art goes, this one's a star—a collection of all sorts of classic and antique images, papers, ephemera, textiles and even holograms (!) that make for une grande tournée d'art collage.

Wish that you…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on November 20, 2016 at 8:38pm — 2 Comments

Amazing Grace...These Mail Art Pieces were Once Lost, But Now They're Found

The thing about Mail Art is... that they often work REALLY well as bookmarks. Especially really magnificent and beautiful pieces of Mail Art that I wanna keep near me so that I remember to blog about them.

But the OTHER thing about using Mail Art as bookmarks...is that if you read as much as I do and have a gazillion books around that you're…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on November 20, 2016 at 7:33pm — 4 Comments

From Amy Irwen.Thank you!

Added by Lorella on November 20, 2016 at 7:32pm — No Comments

From Toni Hanner .Thank you !

Added by Lorella on November 20, 2016 at 7:10pm — No Comments

From William Mellott .Thank you !

Added by Lorella on November 20, 2016 at 7:05pm — 1 Comment

History Repeats Itself...Is There Anything Funnier Than a Duck on a Bicycle?

Boy, did I get  wonderful mailing from Melissa Wand.  I had sent her a Souvenir of the 2016 U.S. Election, and she sent me back this envelope with a couple of cute politically-themed postcards,a nice note, and several political cartoon clippings.

But I have to admit that the best part of Melissa's mailing was the envelope...because it IMMEDIATELY…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on November 20, 2016 at 6:26pm — 1 Comment

Oh, yes, we have some bananas...

...we have some bananas today!Going Bananas!

Here are a few of the Banana Mail Art cards that arrived

for Banana Appreciation Day, November 18, 2016!

First, from the Artist in Seine comes the "Banana…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 20, 2016 at 11:47am — 5 Comments

BLOG JAM: mail art waiting upon return :-)

Arrived back in Thess. to find Mail Art! Yay!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 20, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

SELVAGE PROJECT #10 MUSEUM OF MAIL ART

Added by PATRICIA LANDON on November 20, 2016 at 3:51am — No Comments

SELVAGE PROJECT #151 RUTH GILES

Added by PATRICIA LANDON on November 19, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments

SELVAGE PROJECT #115 ALAN BRIGNULL

Added by PATRICIA LANDON on November 19, 2016 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: Free Trash by Gu aka Gina Ulgen (Norwich, Norfolk, UK)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Gu aka Gina Ulgen (Norwich, Norfolk, UK)

November 19, 2016 - I am humbled to have received this extraordinary correspondence art (and just plain art in general) from Gu aka Gina for the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 19, 2016 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

The last piece from Nico Van Hoorn

For those who did not know yet, Nico Van Hoorn is no longer making mail art.  He was kind enough to send me his last piece.…

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Added by Ana Kawajiri on November 19, 2016 at 3:02pm — 2 Comments

Mail from Kosmo Vinyl arrived!

Another card arrived:…

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Added by Ruud Janssen on November 19, 2016 at 12:42pm — 1 Comment

Brain Cell 951

Finally I get one of these..!!!

I really like the way Ryosuke Cohen assemble these Brain Cells. His work has even inspired me on a series of future prints.

Thank you!

Added by Mizael Contreras on November 18, 2016 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Happy Banana Day! From Finn Badger

Today is the International Banana Appreciation Day and the BANANAS Group here at IUOMA has prepared a special banana mail art exchange for the occasion.  This piece by Finn Badger arrived yesterday, talk about perfect timing!…

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Added by Ana Kawajiri on November 18, 2016 at 3:42pm — 3 Comments

FinnBadger: International Banana Appreciation Day

Leave it to Phillip to pull out the BIG Banana on International Banana Appreciation Day. This arrived here in Paris as is without an envelope .  And maybe without a strip of barcodes.  But it arrived!

Thank you FinnBadger.  Impressive.

Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on November 18, 2016 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

NEW MAIL FOR MY IUOMA MAIL ART ROOM ARRIVED...Thank you PASCAL!

Thank you Pascal for this great Mail Art!!!

Added by A.Hennig on November 18, 2016 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Carina Granlund: Ba nanna!

Jack Pot!  Finally after all these years, My Bananas Gold card.  I immediately took it to the supermarket to buy a bunch of bananas.  The check out lady said;…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on November 18, 2016 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

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