Mail Art Confidential Part 2: Extreme Sports

by Carola Von Hoffmannstahl-Solomonoff

Seven contenders from 200 Postcards/Got Mail Art? Lightweight, heavyweight, and in my lady’s chamber. Spelunking with Mae West, swimming with sharks, maiden-form skiing and flying pink. BYO bra, Bro…


1) Hot dogging skier w. peaks. Park West Resort, Snyderville, Utah. (Thanks to pals in SoCal for the unaltered card.)



2) D.C. Stadium, Bird’s Eye View. “…the Washington Senators play home games here.”



3) Touch Football Heaven. President Kennedy’s summer home, Hyannisport, Massachusetts



4) Boozing! Swimming! Power Walking! Top athlete Ted Kennedy, Dyke Bridge, Chappaquiddick Island, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts



5) Swimmers in Great Salt Lake, Utah. (Another SoCal pal card.)



6) Flying Pink. December, 17, 1903: The Day Man First Flew, The Outer Banks of North Carolina



7) Scratch Match: Spelunking with Mae West. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. Caves and stalactites boys, caves and stalactites…

The series so far:

Mail Art Confidential Part One

Five More for the Road

200 Postcards/Got Mail Art?

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