Bifidus Jones's Blog – October 2012 Archive (5)

Received from Willemien Visser, France--Dis-moi, Mickey!

Here is an intriguing piece from Willemien containing all the things I like--cartoons, maps, mysterious black and white photographs, languages, and the Jeanne d'Arc postage stamp. I like the way she put the E.U. in my address. Perhaps she thinks of me as a…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on October 29, 2012 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Received from Snappy, Canada--Muscular Gourmet

Who needs brains when you got brawn? and who needs brawn when you got Snappy mail art?! Nuf said, I think. Thanks,…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on October 24, 2012 at 10:22pm — 1 Comment

Received from Gilberte Vermeulen, Belgium--A Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Merci beaucoup, Gilberte, for this lovely original flower painting--something I have no skill at. I like how the brushstrokes are natural, not forced--and no signs of thorns…

Added by Bifidus Jones on October 23, 2012 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Received from Cuan Miles, South Africa--London Evening at Westminster

There are so many marvelous aspects to this mail art--the blue images on the front, the stamps, the cancellation marks, and most of all,  the message on the back, dated 10-6-66. Thanks,…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on October 18, 2012 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Received from Svenja Wahl, Germany--Öl auf Leinwand

Of course I love the anatomy additions to this Van Dyck painting. (I think I know that guy on the right.) I like this mail art for its surreal elegance. Danke, Svenja!

Added by Bifidus Jones on October 18, 2012 at 12:21am — 6 Comments

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