Dean, Artist in Seine, is a master of 3D and recycling Art. This time I found this piece of teared mail art in my mailbox. 

The other side showed that part of this piece must has been a tissue box, according to the fresh clean tissues:

Even without seeing the name of the sender, I immediately knew this must have been Dean's hand who turned a tissue box into Mail Art. 

And my knowledge was proofed right when I pulled out the tissues (which were handy because I had spilled some coffee). It's Dean's 1326th piece of Mail Art:

I felt very brave when I took out the tissues!

Usually I am not able to change received mail art, because I think it destroys the original work of art. Some other mail artists dare to do so, but for me this is the very first time. 

Even though Dean encouraged me to do so, I still left his other tissue box mail art complete. Already for almost two years. This is the piece of Mail Art I mean, Dean's 869th piece of mail art, received September 2014:

So I still don't know what has been hidden besides the fish and chips, behind this tearable closed opening...

Thank you very  much, Dean!

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 8, 2016 at 10:44pm

nice ol' Abe, too!

Comment by Jay Block on August 8, 2016 at 2:53pm

Brilliant piece Mr. Dean....

Comment by Dean aka Artist in Seine on August 7, 2016 at 11:22pm

PS: Of course credit has to Jay Block for the rip and send inspiration.

Comment by Dean aka Artist in Seine on August 7, 2016 at 11:21pm

     Well I am so proud of you Heelen.  You did it!  Bravo!  You see, Team work makes the dream work!  I'm amazed that the tissues were still there when it arrived.  Bravo La Poste & the Dutch postal people.  So is it true that since Holland is mostly below sea level that the postal workers have to deliver the mail wear scuba suits?

     Ahh the fish one is still not open.  Very sad as since you live below sea level, it really needs to be open soon before "the sell by date".  Thanks for the super blog. I'm smiling.

     @ Bradford, OH Wonderful, 30 year old Land-O-Lakes butter boxes.  Does that mean that the sexy Indian girl is probably a grandmother by now?  

Comment by Bradford on August 7, 2016 at 9:30pm

And I thought I was the only one who keeps tearable opening tabs and flaps intact when saving boxes.  BTW, I have intact 1 lb. butter boxes from Land-o-Lakes going back 30 years.



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