Posts Tagged ‘found objects’

RJFC sticker # 73 was completed using a large, 1999 vintage, blue-top, Priority Mail label 228, on December 29, 2015 while sitting at (what used to be Joffrey’s Coffee shop at the corner of 15th Street & E. 8th Avenue in Ybor City (Tampa), Florida.


This sticker was donated for auction to help artists Ryan Plunkett and Erin Brooks who had a terrible house fire.
https://www.gofundme.com/plunkanderin

“Add On at $80 Labeauratoire Gallery Sticker Pack including 1 – Original handmade collage bluetop sticker by Ray Johnson Fan Club – Collage by L.A.R. PLUS 8 other stickers by GATS, Sara Conti, Sore Infest, BPLA, DintWooerKrsna, CistOnes and Obey Giant.” – We helped raise hundreds of dollars with this auction.

 

 

 

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sticker # 72 was completed using a blue Hello My Name Is sticker on 12/18/15 while sitting at Starbucks on S. Dale Mabry near Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa.

It was left in Ybor City (Tampa) on December 29, 2015 on a ticket machine for the 8th Avenue Trolley.

sticker # 70 was completed using a blue Hello My Name Is sticker on 12/18/15 while sitting at Starbucks on S. Dale Mabry near Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa. It was left on a sign column outside a Wendy’s restaurant on W. Hill Ave. in Valdosta, Georgia on 4/27/16.

 

Relationship CXI – (PLEASE ADD HAIR TO CHER AND RETURN TO RAY JOHNSON c/o PERFORMA)

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Completed on 10/16/15. Made only with found trash.

My collage for the exhibition: Please Add To and Return to Ray Johnson.

Please Add To and Return To: Mail Art Homage to Ray Johnson
Sunday, November 1 — Sunday, November 22, 11:00am — 7:00pm
Printed Matter
231 11th Ave.
New York, NY 10001

“This exhibition is the culmination of Performa’s 2015 mail art re-activation project celebrating the work of artist Ray Johnson, “one of the most revered underground artists of the last half of the 20th century.”

As an homage to Johnson, the father of mail art, on the 20th anniversary of his death, Performa (in collaboration with the Ray Johnson Estate) placed a number of the artist’s “templates” back into circulation inviting participants to draw, collage or otherwise “add to” them and then “return” them to Johnson c/o Performa via USPS, the internet or through social media using the hashtag #PleaseAddTo.”

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Photograph by Printed Matter showing part of the installation.

 

ArtNews article from 10/29/15:

‘Please Add To and Return To: Mail Art Homage to Ray Johnson’ at Printed Matter

 

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Ray Johnson Fan Club Relationship XCVIII ~ Doesn’t your baby deserve NEW SLAPS” was completed 9/2015 using trash from the streets, on an old, used DVD. It was made while sitting at a Starbucks in Clearwater.

It was left given 10/8/15 to friend and fellow street artist Kickface: check him out here!

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Ray Johnson Fan Club Relationship XCVII ~ “KEEP THIS WONDERFUL RAINBOW” was completed 09/18/2015 using trash from the streets, on the back of an old record cover.

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It was left the same day on a boarded-up window in an alley behind The State Theater on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg, Florida.