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Old This Window Track available for download via #bandcamp

This Window track:

16. This Window (UK) — T. Heartbeat 34

 

Here is a cassette album we appeared on in 1990, now available as a download.

https://corrosivetapes.bandcamp.com/album/heart-beat-series

Art for sale

Prints and Paintings by Peter Bright

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Due to market conditions the prices of Peter Bright’s (aka This Window) paintings and printmaking pieces have increased.

The Church of England

This is the print (right) by Peter Bright that was exhibited at
Cheim & Read, 547 W 25th Street, NY

“Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface. The application of the medium is commonly applied with a brush. In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action. These same criteria can be used to describe printing.”

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Art

Is this lost #drawing worth $1000000 ?

Well to be honest this drawing is probably worth nothing but it was a pleasant supprise to rediscover it.

I did this drawing around 1981 – I’m not sure why I did it but I’m glad it wasn’t lost.

Drawing: Common tools for making marks include graphite pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes, wax color pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, markers, styluses, and various metals (such as silverpoint). An artist who practices or works in drawing may be called a draughtsman or draftsman.

The most common support for drawing is paper, although other materials, such as cardboard, plastic, leather, canvas, and board, may be used. Temporary drawings may be made on a blackboard or whiteboard or indeed almost anything. The medium has been a popular and fundamental means of public expression throughout human history. The relatively easy availability of basic drawing instruments makes drawing more universal than most other media.

Drawing. (2012, March 11). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16:55, March 13, 2012, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Drawing&oldid=481337651

It could be argued that photocopying machines and printers can create drawings.

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Mail Art

Direct mail is it art?

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It has been the fashion in recent years for businesses to abandonn direct mail (using the traditional postal mailing service) in favour of online marketing and email campaigns. Companies are however returning to this marketing tool and being more creative using shaped flyers. These not only get the recipents interest, but some businesses are doubling response rates with these shaped mail drops.

Companies that attempt to generate sales entirely through indiscriminate direct mail, cold calling or email campaigns are going to find the going tough. Unique leads for your niche market are the best leads and by targeting the people who really need your product you stand a better chance of getting the positive response you require. It is important to know who your clients are.

Art by mail or mail art?

Mail Art in Wisconsin

Mailart in many respects pushes the boundaries of what can be considered art, it has a surreal or Dada quality about it. Mail art sometimes reaches the mainstream gallery audiences but never really reaches the greater highs.

Mail art is a worldwide art and music movement that began in the early 1960s. the principle is simple you send visual art (but also music, sound art, poetry, etc.) through the international postal system. Mail Art is sometimes known as Postal Art or Correspondence Art. Mail Art is a network, based on the principles of barter and equal one-to-one collaboration.

After a peak in popularity in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Mail Art phenomenon has gradually migrated to the Internet, whose “social networks” were largely anticipated and predicted by the interactive processes of postal collaborations. Nevertheless, Mail Art is still practiced by a loose planetary community involving thousands of mailartists from the most varied backgrounds.

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