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Mittwoch, 31. März 2010

No. 492 - arriving mail art "Otto" from Servane Morel (Belgium)

No. 492 - arriving mail art "Otto" from Servane Morel (Belgium) - another nice portrait of Otto von Bismarck with a cone instead of a helmet on his head. She sent it in, together with her very nice art carrée for my other mail art project (which can be seen here: http://art-carree.blogspot.com/) Thank you very much.
see her blog: http://mailartpostal.canalblog.com/
Servane has a mail art call about the seven world antique wonders: http://merveillesdumondemailart.blogspot.com/

No. 491 - arriving mail art "Velosolex" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 491 - arriving mail art "Velosolex" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - a new collage modivated from the idea to buy an old bicycle named Velosolex which was be ridden by Bismarck. Thank you very much.

No. 490 - arriving mail art "B" from Ti Ar Raden (France)


No. 490 - arriving mail art "B" from Ti Ar Raden (France) - Ti Ar Raden made a photographical mosaic with different Bismarck portraits. Thank you very much.

Dienstag, 30. März 2010

No. 489 - arriving mail art from Don Boyd (USA)




No. 489 - arriving mail art from Don Boyd (USA) - Don has sent me two art carrées for my mail art project (see: http://artcarree.blogspot.com/) and he refers to this call too because he has drawn some portraits of Bismarck on the photographs I sent to him. Thank you very much
see f.ex. his page at iuoma: http://iuoma-network.ning.com/profile/DonaldBoyd

No. 487 & No. 488 - arriving mail art "Ergeben vier Viertel ein Ganzes?" from Uli Grohmann (Germany)




No. 487 & No. 488 - arriving mail art "Ergeben vier Viertel ein Ganzes?" from Uli Grohmann (Germany) - two artcards, one sent inside an envelope with the question whether four quarters will fill a whole and some colourful pop-art stylish portraits of Bismarck. Thank you very much

Montag, 29. März 2010

No. 486 - arriving mail art "super" from Oleg Oleinick (Ukraine)


No. 486 - arriving mail art "super" from Oleg Oleinick (Ukraine) - a big sized envelope with a portrait of Bismarck on it, inside another one with some collages. Thank you very much.

Samstag, 27. März 2010

No. 485 - arriving mail art from Claudia Reese (Germany)


No. 485 - arriving mail art from Claudia Reese (Germany) - a funny ink drawing with a multi hand shaking Bismarck on it. Thank you very much.

No. 484 - arriving mail art "v. Bismarck" from Jean Pierre Desvigne (France)


No. 484 - arriving mail art "v. Bismarck" from Jean Pierre Desvigne (France) - Jean Pierre decorated the envelope with a watercolour illustration of a flag, Bismarck's autograph and his horoscope. Inside a flyer about one of his exhibition. Thank you very much.

Freitag, 26. März 2010

No. 482 & No. 483 - arriving mail art "Reichtagsrede am 14. Mai 1872" & "about Mrs. Bismarck" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)




No. 482 & No. 483 - arriving mail art "Reichtagsrede am 14. Mai 1872" & "about Mrs. Bismarck" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - two more collages from Heinz in which he used some images which have been sent earlier. Thank you very much.

No. 481 - arriving mail art "1/4 Bismarck für 1/2 Ritter" from Wolfgang P. Brunner (Germany)


No. 481 - arriving mail art "1/4 Bismarck für 1/2 Ritter" from Wolfgang P. Brunner (Germany) - Wolfgang has sent me the third quarter of Bismarck - see the others with No. 459 and No. 454. Thank you very much.

No. 480 - arriving mail art "Neuer Träger des Krankenvesicherungs-Orden" from Angela Behrendt (Germany)


No. 480 - arriving mail art "Neuer Träger des Krankenvesicherungs-Orden" from Angela Behrendt (Germany) - Angela has found this caricature in the newspaper which compares Bismarck with Obama according to the benefit both did for the health insurance. Thank you very much.

No. 479 - arriving mail art "Ach, wen haben wir denn da schon wieder" from Ahlrich van Ohlen (Italy)


No. 479 - arriving mail art "Ach, wen haben wir denn da schon wieder" from Ahlrich van Ohlen (Italy) - a special greeting card from his holidays in Italy on his Tuscany Walks, here a modified sculpture from Boboli Garden in Florence next to Palazzo Pitto. It seemed that the runt of the court, Cosimo I. has turned into a Bismarck now. Thank you very much.

Mittwoch, 24. März 2010

No. 478 - arriving mail art "Bismarket 2010" from Luc Fierens (Belgium)


No. 478 - arriving mail art "Bismarket 2010" from Luc Fierens (Belgium) - Luc has sent a collaged card with some critical images around Bismarck. Thank you very much.

No. 477 - arriving mail art "vier Bartträger und einer der dazu gehören möchte" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 477 - arriving mail art "vier Bartträger und einer der dazu gehören möchte" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - it is a combination of two mail art calls - my former about Andreas Hofer and this one, he used the flyer of the museum of Tourism and made a new collage out of it. In a way there are five persons with beard but Napoleon got a faked one. Thank you very much.

Dienstag, 23. März 2010

No. 475 & No.476 - arriving mail art "Otto find ich nicht im Katalog" from Ingo Cesaro (Germany)


No. 475 & No.476 - arriving mail art "Otto find ich nicht im Katalog" from Ingo Cesaro (Germany) - two more artcards on adverstising paper of the catalogue called Otto. See all the other artcards by Ingo below. Thank you very much.

Montag, 22. März 2010

No. 473 & No. 474 - arriving mail art from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)









No. 473 & No. 474 - arriving mail art from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - two more sendings from Heinz. The first is a postcard - an "Ottomodification" of a card with a doodle I sent out to Angela Behrendt some time ago. It turned into a real Otto Mail Art. The other one is a package with an assemblage inside an old metallic cigarette box which seemed to be given by emperor Wilhelm. Inside collages and assemblages: Bismarck together with empress Elisabeth; in the other compartment you can see an old medal from 1949/50 - a carnival medal from Darmstadt.Inside the metal box also a little taped package. Thank you very much.

No. 472 - arriving mail art "En attendent Victoire" from RCBz (USA)


No. 472 - arriving mail art "En attendent Victoire" from RCBz (USA) - The postcards is an artprint which shows Bismarck and Napoleon III. in a ladies' dessous store waiting obviously for the victory. Thank you very much.

No. 471 - arriving mail art "Otto's collection" from Marianne Attanasio (France)


No. 471 - arriving mail art "Otto's collection" from Marianne Attanasio (France) - the sending has been lost for some weeks, but fortunately it arrived finally today. It has been more than 5 weeks on its way. It is a collection of helmets, an overpainted image of motorcycle helmets which turns into typical Bismarck helmets. It reminds me a bit to the other helmet collection I got from Angela Behrendt. Thank you very much.
see her blog: http://mana06.over-blog.com/
Marianne has a mail art call on the theme Picasso.

Samstag, 20. März 2010

No. 470 - arriving mail art "Otto von Bismarck ... blue red yellow" from Ana Spînu (Romania)



No. 470 - arriving mail art "Otto von Bismarck ... blue red yellow" from Ana Spînu (Romania) - Ana has worked out a colourful triptychon with potraits of Otto von Bismarck. The three portraits can be lain over each other - I decided to show all of them here. Thank you very much.