September 2012

Christine A. Tarantino - Hjuler BROTKATZE collaborations on exhibit at FzKKe Gallery, Germany, Sept. 1 - 30, 2012.

With the Blood of a Daylily - Poems & Drawings by the Homeless Poet by Christine A. Tarantino, published by Words of Light:

THESE HANDS PRAY FOR GERONIMO, a visual poem of American Indians, by Christine A. Tarantino, published by Words of Light:

Christine A. Tarantino's ECDYSIS, snake skin artist book exhibited with 99 other book artists in Italy, curated by Maddalena Castegnaro.

Christine A. Tarantino, Sign and Language Group Exhibit, Open Stal, The Netherlands.

Christine A. Tarantino series of 40,"Being Human"
published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #20,

RED LIPS - What is Your Version for Me? by Christine Tarantino is published by Words of Light now available in print or eBook formats. New version includes ALL 42 artists from 13 countries plus additional text and images by Christine Tarantino.

August internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO
features artist STEVE RANDOM.

WORDS OF LIGHT BOOKS, Art Publications By
Contemporary Artists, new blog offering various format books
published by Christine A. Tarantino.

Christine A. Tarantino/Words of Light publishes THE
by Walter Festuccia.

Christine Tarantino, "Instant Person 1 & 2", self-portraits with Polaroid Camera for POLAROID MADNESS, project of Franticham, Ireland. On-line exhibit and exhibition Kassel, Germany during the DOCUMENTA 2012. "INSTANT PEOPLE"250 polaroid self-portraits by 175 artists from 22 countries.11.– 23. Juli 2012 Zur Eröffnung der Ausstellung am Mittwoch, dem 11. Juli 2012 ab 19 Uhr möchten wir Sie und Ihre Freunde herzlich in denKasseler KunstvereinWerner-Hilpert-Straße 2334117 Kassel, einladen.

Christine A. TARANTINO, "Ecdysis" artist book exhibited at Villa Excelsa, Sannicola, Italia. Curator, Maddalena Castegnaro
Opening night:

July internet art exhibit @ Christine Tarantino Collection features Anna Banana, Darlene Altschul, & John Mountain.

June 2012
"THESE HANDS" call for entries, newest project from Christine TARANTINO.

June internet art exhibit @ Christine Tarantino Collection features Antoni Miró.

"Fear No NewNew Art" artist book published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #19, Ireland.

"E-mail Between the Artist & Her Lover" artist book exhibited Villa Giulia, Italia. Curator Marisa Cortese.

"WHO AM I?" artist book exhibited Mostra Internazionale, Italia. Curator Virginia Milici.

"RED LIPS of Christine Tarantino", art booklet by Bruno Chiarlone published in Italy.

May internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO COLLECTION features artist RYOSUKE COHEN.

Christine TARANTINO, "RED LIPS FOR DALAI LAMA" exhibition @ INviso, Padiglione TIBET, AssociazioneSal Viana frazione Saliana Pianello del Lario (CO)curated by Ruggero Maggi.

April internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO COLLECTION features artists Daniel C. Boyer and Richard Canard.

Christine Tarantino, "NEWNEW ART Mono-Prints"
published in"Franticham's Fluxus Assembling Box Nr 18",
Redfoxpress, IRELAND.

DODODADIANI featured this month
in internet art exhibit at Christine Tarantino Collection. Dododadiani
internet art exhibit

RED LIPS Project: What is your
version for me? Send or RED LIPS, Box
121, Wendell, MA 01379 USA
"Sometimes I need red apple. Sometimes I need
red lips."-- Nam June Paik
Your RED LIPS art modification will yield
online documentation, maileddocumentation, and potential publication. Please
include a mailing address with your submission.

Christine Tarantino, "Better Together: Harmony; Radiance; Consciousness; Evolution", International Mother Language Day Art Exhibit, Kathmandu, NEPAL, by invitation of Rafique Sulayman, Curator.

Christine Tarantino, "Flux-USA Gallery of Stars with Lucy Chew Intervention" exhibited in Group Show: Fluxfest Chicago 2012 (Chicago, USA) FROM THE ARCHIVE Mailart and Fluxus from the archives of Fluxus/St. Louis. Opening reception Chicago Art Institute, Joan Flasch Library.

February online art exhibits from 'The Christine Tarantino Collection' features Belgian artists Guido Vermeulen and Gerson Wenglinski.

Christine Tarantino, "RED-BERRY Series" published in "Franticham's Fluxus Assembling Box Nr 17", Redfoxpress, IRELAND.

FAX Exhibit, The DeVos Art Museum, Michigan, USA, curated by Ribas; organized by The Drawing Center and ICI, NYC. TARANTINO "I of the EYE-FAX", asemic writing series:

Wooden Postcard Exhibit, Stehekin Post Office, Stehekin, Washington, USA. Christine Tarantino work:

Christine Tarantino, "PhotoBooth" work published in new book, "Photobooth Performances" by Ginny Lloyd.

Christine Tarantino, Mail Art and Video Performance at Galleriea Terre Rare, Bologna, Italy, January 28 - February 8, 2012. Project of Maurizio Follin, Italia.

Christine Tarantino, RED LIPS for Dalai Lama, collage exhibited at Venice Biennial Tibet Pavilion – Palazzo delle Esposizioni Sala Nervi - Torino, project of Ruggero Maggi, Milan, Italy.

Christine Tarantino exhibited at Foundation IK New Year Celebration Exhibit "I WISH", The Netherlands, by invitation of Ko de Jonge.

The Christine Tarantino Collection, newest Christine Tarantino art blog started on January 1, 2012. Showcasing selected works from my 20 year collection of works on paper from artists around the globe.

Christine Tarantino-Hjuler BROTKATZE Collaboration exhibited at GALERIE "Offenes Atelier D.U. Design", Austria, Barbara Rapp, Curator.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011


Christine Tarantino, "Turn it Around", 2011.

Christine Tarantino, "Certain Celestials", 2011.

Christine Tarantino, "Caterpillar of the Community", 2011.

Christine Tarantino, "Fit to Print", 2011.

Christine Tarantino, "One Tearful", 2011.

Christine Tarantino, "Caged Spirit", 2011.

Christine Tarantino, "Seated Fury", 2011.

Christine Tarantino, "Window Eye", 2011.
 Christine Tarantino, ORGANIC MATTERS Series, homemade art charcoal on mushroom stained paper, glitter, and paints, December, 2011.
The charcoal was made by Everett Downing, and the mushrooms came from D'Wildwood Studio woodlands.

Monday, December 26, 2011

No. 407 Fear No NewNew Art artist book series

Christine Tarantino, FEAR NO NewNew ART, origami flower fold artist book series, 1 - 40, 2011.
Created for Redfoxpress(Ireland) Assembling Box project.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

No. 406 IK WENS / I WISH

Christine Tarantino, IK WENS/I WISH, laminated self-portrait with red lips, text and glitter, signed, dated, fingerprinted, December 2011.
Created for Foundation IK New Year Celebration Exhibit "I WISH", The Netherlands, by invitation of Ko de Jonge.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

No. 405 FLUX-USA Galaxy

Christine Tarantino, "FLUX-USA GALAXY", collage, January 8, 2009, with LUCY 'Chew Intervention' 2010.

Fluxfest Chicago 2012
Original before LUCY "Chew Intervention 2010":

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

No. 404 Paganini

Christine Tarantino, "Paganini", ink and ellipse with text on folded card, fingerprinted, stamped, signed Christar, Mill Pond.
Bruno Cassaglia Collection, Italia

No. 403 Beauty

Christine Tarantino, "Beauty", gold ink text on paper with silver ellipse, signed Christar, Mill Pond 2001.
Bruno Cassaglia Collection, Italia

Monday, November 28, 2011

No. 402 NewNew Mono Print Series

Christine Tarantino, "NewNew Art Mono-Print Series", black ink on mushroom and beet stained paper with glitter, fingerprinted, signed, dated, and numbered 1-40, 2011.
Created for REDFOXPRESS Assembling Box, Ireland

Saturday, November 12, 2011

No 401 STOP-Boring-Mail-Art, POKU

Christine Tarantino, laminated collage, "STOP-Boring-Mail-Art", 2011.
Lothar Trott( POKU)Project/Collection, Switzerland.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

No. 400 MARGINALI(On the Edge)

Christine Tarantino, Marginali, collage on cardstock, 2011.
Claudio Romeo project/collection, Italia.

Friday, October 14, 2011

No. 399 "A TO Zeternity" artist books

Christine Tarantino, "A TO Zeternity", artist books, signed edition of 40, 2011.
Created for REDFOXPRESS Assembling Box project of Francis Van Maele, Ireland.

Friday, September 23, 2011

398. No Commercial Potential, Opening Card

Christine Tarantino, 'No Commercial Potential', Opening Card, laminated postcard with self-portrait with red lips and text with Mail Art slogan, "Collaborate, Cooperate, Correspond", 2011.
Created for Opening of No Commercial Potential, exhibit/project of Maurizio Follin, Venice, Italy

Saturday, August 6, 2011

396. Army of 50 Clowns/Artists

Christine Tarantino, Army of 50 Clowns/Artists, collaged circus poster print, 2011.

Created for Autumnal Equinox Circus Performance(Mail Art Call), Plough & Stars, Cambridge, MA

395. Ciao Gianni

Christine Tarantino, Ciao Gianni, collage with photograph, 2011.
Gianni Romeo Collection, Italia

394. Bubba-Dubba for Stolte

Christine Tarantino, Paramahansa-Bubba-Dubba for Stolte, collage, 2011.
Matthew Stolte Collection, USA

393. RANDOM Magic

Christine Tarantino, RANDOM Magic, collage with Steve Random photograph, 2011.
Steve Random Collection, USA

Thursday, July 21, 2011

No. 392 "Write/Right Words"

Christine Tarantino, "Write/Right Words", oil pastels on foamboard, 28 x 38 inches, visual poem, 2011.
WRITE NOW Visual Poetry Exhibit, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Fall 2011.
 Write Now: Artists and Letterforms
September 30, 2011 – April 29, 2012
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Rooms
This exhibition presents recent works using letters and text in painting, printmaking, sculpture and video. Included in this exhibition is a Fluxus project with international submissions of mail art and concrete poetry.
9/30/2011, 5:30-7:30 p.m.: Opening Reception

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

No. 391 Remedy for Healing

Christine Tarantino, "Remedy for Healing", hand-written visual poem, 8/10, signed Christar, 2001.
David-Baptiste Chirot Collection

No. 390 I Am Free

Christine Tarantino, "I Am Free", hand-written visual poem with ellipse, 2001, signed Christar.

David-Baptiste Chirot Collection

No. 389 "Nature/Nurture"

Christine Tarantino, "Nature/Nurture", collage on black plastic, 2011.

John Martone Collection

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

No. 388 Tell Truth Not Secrets, 2

Christine Tarantino, "Tell Truth Not Secrets, 2", visio-textual work with white craypas, red-stamped ink, and glitter, July 12, 2011.
Created in protest for upcoming continuing exhibition of Tell Me Tell Me Secrets, The Secret Exchange at National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea, via Terry Reid.

No. 387 Tell Truth Not Secrets, 1

Christine Tarantino, "Tell Truth Not Secrets, 1", visio-textual work with white craypas, red-stamped ink and glitter, July 12, 2011.
Created in protest of ongoing exhibition, Tell Me Tell Me Secrets, The Secret Exchange Project, forthcoming show at Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, via Terry Reid.
Additional venue exhibitions: National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul; National Art School, Sydney.

No. 386 Non Art for Hesse

Christine Tarantino, Non Art for Hesse, collage with photo and text, July 2011.

Created for 'Non Art / Anti Art', project of Thierry Tillier, Belgium.

No. 385 Live/Love for Bulls

Christine Tarantino, Live/Love for Bulls, collage with self-portrait, July 2011.

Created for 'Bulls in Seville', mail art project of Miguel Jimenez, SPAIN.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

No. 384 "16 Marks with Eyes Closed"

"16 Marks with Eyes Closed", Christine Tarantino, self-portrait with black ink, glittered, dated, fingerprinted, July 10, 2011.

Created for The StereoCollab Painting Project of Gregory Fitzsimmons, USA

To be mailed to Reed Altemus to complete the Collab, then on to Fitzsimmons for publication.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

No. 383 20 Years of MAIL ART

Mail artists, thank you for twenty years of your exchanges and the phrase "prepare to be perplexed"! It's been amazing.

Monday, July 4, 2011

No. 382 W,X,Y,Z collage

Christine Tarantino, W,X,Y,Z, collage with text, splatters, glitter, and oil pastels, 2011.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

No. 381 PhotoBooth Book Performance

Christine Tarantino, PhotoBooth Book Performance, collaged photostrip, 2011.
Created for PhotBooth Book project of Ginny Lloyd, Florida

Thursday, June 30, 2011

No. 380 TARANTINO Mail Art for eCCeRCi

Christine TARANTINO Mail Art for eSSeRCi, collage with paper, paint and glitter, 2011.

Created for Enzo Correnti project, eSSeRCi SeNZa eSSeRCi, exhibit in Pisa, Italy.