Month: February 2020

Rainbow Bristol!

Here’s an Official Postcrossing card that came from Delaware! This one was obtained in Bristol (UK), and is a print of Bristol by artist Alison Black. There isn’t a ton about Alison that I can find (I’m noticing many of these art cards I receive are from lesser known, underrated […]

A Bigenerational Meal!

Here is an Official Postcrossing card from Japan! This card is a very cute and subtly sad depiction of oyakodon, a Japanese rice bowl dish which includes chicken and egg and is usually topped with scallions. It’s known as a “parent-and-child donburi” (donburi = bowl), and you’ve probably already figured […]

Would You “LHOOQ” at That?!

Come dig this Official Postcrossing card from the United Kingdom! This here is a work of art done by Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (herein just Marcel Duchamp), a French-American artist of the 20th century who is largely known for the art form known as “readymades”. Duchamp early works were painted ones and […]

Aian Takkaa

Check out this Official Postcrossing card from Finland! What we have here is a work of art by Annikki Kanón-Aaltonen titled “Aian Takkaa”, which – per my assistants up in Google Translate – translates to “Fireplace”. There isn’t much about this painter that I can find… as a matter of […]