Higgledy Piggledy Post

https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/white-a-project-by-edmund-de-waal

I may try and see this, deals with objects and space so got to be worth a look.

white: a project by Edmund de Waal
opens this weekend

A unique project is about to open in the RA Library and Print Room. Conceived and curated by artist and best-selling author Edmund de Waal, white is a conversation between objects and space
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Artist Edmund de Waal is the best-selling author of The Hare with Amber Eyes and the forthcoming The White Road.He has conceived and curated white, a project which sets objects in dialogue with one another and with the spaces around them.

Following my visit to Joseph Cornell, Wanderlust at the RA today here are a few pictures dealing with boxes and compartments. 

Eames House and room divider/cabinet

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Composition with Yellow, Blue and Red 1937-42 Piet Mondrian 1872-1944 Purchased 1964 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T00648
Composition with Yellow, Blue and Red 1937-42 Piet Mondrian 1872-1944 Purchased 1964 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T00648

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                                                                                                                  Joseph Cornell

Free Art Friday

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Absolutely no idea why I just thought of Alice in Wonderland, but I did, so here she is. 

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https://www.postcrossing.com/ 

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What is Postcrossing?

It’s a project that allows anyone to receive postcards (real ones, not electronic) from random places in the world.Learn more.

How does it work?

  1. Request an address and a Postcard ID
  2. Mail a postcard to that address
  3. Receive a postcard from another postcrosser!
  4. Register the Postcard ID you have received
  5. Go to number 1 to receive more postcards!

This is a project I have recently started to participate in. So far I have sent 1 postcard to Germany and received one from Hong Kong. E mail is very convenient and efficient but as a lover of objects I don’t think you can beat the physicality of snail mail. I even felt quite sad this evening when a lady whipped out her laptop on the tube even though she was travelling with a companion. The past is often remembered somewhat romantically but still, there are times when I wish we could go back to a time before cyber space. Maybe not until I’ve finished this year at Uni though otherwise my research and recording would be a lot harder! 

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