Monday, March 28, 2011

The Medium Is The Postage

Another attractive sub-speciality from the arcane world of "deltiology" (study of postcards): homemade cards featuring images composed from collaged pieces of stamps. This one, I think, is a really fine example. (Had the artist seen Muybridge's photographic studies of the horse in motion?) The stamp with the man's head is another nice touch: a sort of mini-Arcimboldo effect.

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