... video by Balu d'Art ...

Freitag, 31. Juli 2009

No. 50 - arriving mail art from Raymond Furlotte (Canada)




No. 50 - arriving mail art from Raymond Furlotte (Canada) - an extraordinary portrait worked out on foamed board, covered with golden textil and sliced photo compartments. Nice effect. Thank you very much.

... Dmitry Babenko's portrait gallery ...

No 48 & No. 49 - arriving mail art from Dmitry Babenko (Russia)




No 48 & No. 49 - arriving mail art from Dmitry Babenko (Russia) - Dmitry has worked out two more paintings in his typical way on recycled card board, the portraits of Bismarck seems to be stencils. Now it is clear that he has worked out a whole serie of 5 Portraits. Unfortunately No. 2 is still missing. Thank you very much.

No. 47 - arriving mail art "Postgut Reichs=Gesetzblatt" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 47 - arriving mail art "Postgut Reichs=Gesetzblatt" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - a rubberstamped an collaged postcard refering to the important laws which going back to Otto von Bismarck. Thank you very much.

No. 46 - arriving mail art "O v B" from Lindenhof - Dietrich Schneider (Germany)


No. 46 - arriving mail art "O v B" from Lindenhof - Dietrich Schneider (Germany) - a collaged postcard from Lindenhof, I suppose behind this address there is Dietrich Schneider. Thanks.
He is engaged in this project about handicapped people: http://www.behinder-mich-nicht.de/

Donnerstag, 30. Juli 2009

No. 45 - arriving mail art "8 ... 8 ... Otto Otto ..." from Roberto Formigoni (Italy)



No. 45 - arriving mail art "8 ... 8 ... Otto Otto ..." from Roberto Formigoni (Italy) - an over an over decorated envelope with drawings an collages on it, motivated from the the name Otto which means in italian the number 8. Inside he puts an elder catalogue of one of his exhibitions and some newspaper articles about his work. Thank you.
see his page: http://www.formiga39.it/

No. 44 - arriving mail art "Neueröffnung Gasthof Deutscher Hof 1a Restauration" from Mischa Gerloff (Germany)


No. 44 - arriving mail art "Neueröffnung Gasthof Deutscher Hof 1a Restauration" from Mischa Gerloff (Germany) - Mischa has made a photography of the city of Bad Ems, and put some collages to it, a group of military together with Bismarck seems to open the new inn. Thank you very much.see his page: http://www.mailart.kulturnation.de/

Mittwoch, 29. Juli 2009

No. 43 - arriving mail art "Ein Ständchen für Bismarck" from Angela Behrendt (Germany)


No. 43 - arriving mail art "Ein Ständchen für Bismarck" from Angela Behrendt (Germany) - Angela reflected on a mail art I have sent to her (http://socks-stockings.blogspot.com/2009/07/outgoing-collartage-to-amy-winehouse.html), an autograph of Bismarck dedicated to Amy Winehouse. She made a repro of the photography and did some additional collages to it. Amy is singing "thank you Otto". Angela used as well some of the Bismarck stamps I sent her some time ago. Thank you very much.
Angela has a mail art call on Amy Winehouse.

No. 42 - arriving mail art "...warten auf Otto" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 42 - arriving mail art "...warten auf Otto" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - another collaged modification of a photograph I took from the Bismarck Museum. The other side he titled "Otto bei seiner Lieblingsbeschäftigung" (Otto during is favourite activity). Thank you very much.

No. 41 - arriving mail art "Souvenir de la Tour Bismarck" from Richard Braunsweiger (USA)


No. 41 - arriving mail art "Souvenir de la Tour Bismarck" from Richard Braunsweiger (USA) - Richard has used an elder postcard from the Eiffel Tower and gave it a new dedication. Thank you very much.

No. 40 - arriving mail art "Bismarck - Das Monster" from Wolfgang Skodd (Germany)


No. 40 - arriving mail art "Bismarck - Das Monster" from Wolfgang Skodd (Germany) - Wolfgang refers to his last mail art using a political caricature called "Sammelstelle für Monster" and made a new portrait - a skull - out of it in the german clours black, red and golden. Thank you very much.

No. 39 - arriving mail art from Massimo Rognini (Italy)


No. 39 - arriving mail art from Massimo Rognini (Italy) - Massimo has created a Bismarck buck.

Dienstag, 28. Juli 2009

No. 38 - arriving mail art - a bismarck shopping bag from Angela Behrendt (Germany)



No. 38 - arriving mail art - a Bismarck shopping bag from Angela Behrendt (Germany) - Angela stitched a portrait of Bismarck after my rubberstamp on an advertising texile shopping bag together with the text: "Also (Bismarck) used a shopping bag" on the backside she stitched "Zitat: Bismarck and his gang". Thank you very much.
Angela Behrendt has a mail art call about Amy Winehouse.

No. 37 - arriving mail art "Otto von and his brother Hans" from Snappy (Canada)


No. 37 - arriving mail art "Otto von and his brother Hans" from Snappy (Canada) - a funny collage with Bismarcks head on top of a body builder together with other collages. Thank you very much

No. 36 - arriving mail art "Wir sind Bismarck - Therapie durch Kunst" from Wolfgang Skodd (Germany)


No. 36 - arriving mail art "Wir sind Bismarck - Therapie durch Kunst" from Wolfgang Skodd (Germany) - Wolfgang has used one of the Bismarck stamp I have sent to him on the envelope, inside he puts a copy of a political caricature called "Sammelstelle für Monster" and an illustration of Jonathan Meese wearing a metal helmet with the iron cross on it. Thank you very much.

No. 35 - arriving mail art "Otto finde ich gut" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 35 - arriving mail art "Otto finde ich gut" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - a collage he made over an image of an other mail art I got from Don Boyd. Thank you very much.

No. 34 - arriving mail art "Bismarcks Zuckerbrot und Peitsche heute: Kuchen und Verbote!" from Bernhard Zilling (Germany)


No. 34 - arriving mail art "Bismarcks Zuckerbrot und Peitsche heute: Kuchen und Verbote!" from Bernhard Zilling (Germany) - Bernhard has sent a photography of the Bismarck Monument of Berlin with several prohibition signs on the lawn nearby.

No. 33 - arriving mail art "bistecca alla Bismarck" from Claudio Romeo (Italy)


No. 33 - arriving mail art "bistecca alla Bismarck" from Claudio Romeo (Italy) - Claudia has made a computer collage of a typical italian food called after Bismarck. Thank you very much.

Montag, 27. Juli 2009

... some Impressions of the historical procession during "Rakoczy Fest" in Bad Kissingen ...

... Fürst Bismarck and his coachmen ...

... inspection of the waggon, a bird has dropped something on the mirrow ...

... the last photos before the historical procession will start ...

... time to get his stick and gloves ...


... smiling during his signature session ...

Sonntag, 26. Juli 2009

... Bismarck in the rain ...


... abandoned multiples of the night ...


... abandoned multiples of the late night yesterday, on the way to the Museum of Bismarck ...

Samstag, 25. Juli 2009

No. 32 - arriving mail art "Bismarck's Flux-Medal" from Angela Behrendt (Germany)


No. 32 - arriving mail art "Bismarck's Flux-Medal" from Angela Behrendt (Germany) - Angela did a drawing of the typical iron cross medal inside she has put the famous Ray Johnson bunny. She used as well one of this Bismarck stamps which was cancled officially by the postal system. Thank you very much.