Terms of Use

Simply put, our terms of use are: "You own your own words." This policy originated with Stewart Brand on The WELL in the 1980s and has stood the test of time for online communities.


Your Rights and Responsibilities

You agree to provide your real full name and email address when signing up as a website member. By providing an email address during registration, you "opt-in" to receive emails from this website. Your user name will be derived by your real full name. This website does not permit anonymous or pseudonymous accounts. Exceptions to this general rule require special arrangements with the management of this website.

If you have a complaint about the behavior or posts of another website user, it is your responsibility to attempt to resolve the conflict, typically by contacting that person directly. Normally, the management of this website will not take a role in mediating conflicts between you and other users. This website does not take responsibility for your behavior or that of other users of the website. However, a website user has the right to expect not be bothered by others against his or her will.

Your access to the works that users have posted on this website is for your use only. If you want to redistribute works you find on Art Goes Postal, it is your responsibility to obtain permission from the poster (and any other person with rights in the material), in accordance with the copyright and licensing provisions of this website.

You are legally and ethically responsible for any works—writings, files, pictures, or any other work—that you post or transmit using any service of this website: email, private messaging, forums, blogs, chats, the World Wide Web, or any other service that allows interaction or dissemination of information that is currently facilitated by this website, or may be facilitated in the future. In posting works on this website, you are responsible for honoring the rights of others, including intellectual property rights (copyright, patent, and trademark), the right to privacy, and the right not to be libeled or slandered.

Under United States law, you retain copyright on all works you create and post to this website, unless you choose specifically to renounce it. In posting a work on a service offered by this website, you authorize other users who have access to that service to make personal and customary use of the work, including creating links to or reposting among content areas on this website and others to which the author has access, in accordance with the copyright and licensing policy of this website. You also give permission to the management of this website to copy your works as part of the normal backup process. You have the right to remove any of your works from this website at any time.

You agree to help protect your account and the security of other members by guarding your password. You take responsibility for all authorized use of your account on this website, and for all contributions to any service offered by this website that you post from your account. If you have reason to believe your password has been compromised or there has been any unauthorized use of your account, contact the website management as soon as possible.

You agree not to use the system for illegal activity or for violating the privacy or security of other members. Illegal activity under the laws of Montana and the United States using your account on this website is a violation of this agreement. Since the law as to jurisdiction of online communities is emerging, we urge you to consider the possible effect of laws outside the this website's locality or your own residence. This website is open to users worldwide (and works published on the World Wide Web or other such services are accessible to anyone on the internet), and this website cannot guarantee that you won't run into legal trouble from other jurisdictions over your works.

You agree to not post commercial advertisements, except links to your home page on this website, in any public or product forums/blogs/chats on this website (no cross posting). Typically the place to promote your product or service is on your own home page (http://artgoespostal/artists/your-name/, where "your-name" is the user name of your member account), provided free to all members upon registration. If you have a commercial product you would like to promote to user on this website other than by means of your home page, contact the website management.

You may cancel your account at any time by contacting the website management.

By using this website, whether you login to an account or not, you agree to these rights and responsibilities.

Our Rights and Responsibilities

This website is not the publisher or author of any works directly posted by its users. It is a passive service for storage and dissemination of the works that website users may choose to post and distribute via this website. This website disclaims all copyright and ownership in such works and all responsibility for them, except as noted in the copyright and licenses.

Although it cannot make an absolute guarantee of system security, this website takes reasonable steps to maintain security. If you have reason to believe system security has been breached, contact the website management for help.

If the website management finds that files or processes belonging to a member pose a threat to the proper technical operation of the system or to the security of other users, the website management reserves the right to delete those files or to stop those processes. If the website management suspects an account is being used by someone who is not authorized by the account holder, the website management may temporarily disable that account in order to preserve system security. In all such cases, the website management will contact the member as soon as feasible.

This website reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and to cancel an account at any time.

This website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. This website will not be liable for incidental or consequential damages at all.

This website reserves the right to change the terms of this Terms of Use statement without notice at any time.

This website may assign and delegate its rights and obligations to any successor to all or part of its business or assets.

If you have any questions about the website's Terms of Use, please contact the website management.

What is Art Goes Postal?

Art Goes Postal is an internet archive of postcards from artists to artists about art.

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This whole experience (of reviewing old postcards) is a combination of nostalgia and nausea. Mark Johnstone

Thanks for doing all this; I do have many more cards... Kenda North

This is a really swell idea. Thomas F. Barrow

I'm amazed at the traction your project is getting—it inspires my participation. Dave Freund

This is SOOOO good....I love it.....totally. Lance Carlson

Love this project, will need to do some serious and strategic excavations to find pc's... Ellen Manchester

Very cool to see this. It takes me back! Mark Klett

Good luck with your wonderful project. Sandy Hume

That is a phenomenal website. Thanks! Alan Nakagawa

Ok, my plans for the day are shot! I have to look through some old boxes in the basement. This is outstanding! Sue Robinson

Refreshingly different. Jack Fulton

Postcards To or From Artists
Alan Klotz Alan Nakagawa Alan Trachtenberg Alden Spilman Alex Richman Alex Sweetman Alfred Appel Andrea Jennison Andrea Klotz Anita Stekel Ann and Jack Vernon Arthur Taussig Barbara Bradley Barbara de Genieveeve Barbara Houghton Barbara Jo Revelle Barbara Migdal Barbara Smith Ben Benschneider Beth Gafarian Bill Edwards Bob Figgis Bob Sauer Bonnie Lambert Brenda Mayer Burnett Miller Candida Finkel Carol Duncan Caroline Hinkley Cheri Hiser Cheryl Bailey Chris Gallagher Chris Wiedmann Chuck Forsman Chuck Hagen Clayton Spada Dan Loewenstein Darryl Curran Dave Freund David Barey David Hamilton David Jekel Debbie Tharp Dennis Staffne Diane Germain Ed Ruscha Ellen Land-Weber Ellen Manchester Ellen Van Fleet Ellen Whitney Eric Minuth Eric Paddock Eric Renner Frances Jones Frank Hall Gary Metz Graham Howe Gwen Widmer Harold Jones Heidi Cost Howard Junker Ian Green Irene Borger Jack Fulton Jacky Lavin James Bohnen Jamie Bennett Jay DiLorenzo Jenny Phelps Jerry Burchfield Jim Cannata Jim Houghton Jim Olson Jim Stone Jim Tittle JoAnn Verburg Jody Boyman Joe Deal John Baeder John Pfahl John Priola Judith Dunham Judith Golden Judy Coleman Judy Dater Karen Huntt Ken Abbott Kenda North Kris Lewis Lance Carlson Larry Sultan Les Krims Lew Thomas Linda Connor Linda Montgomery Lon Spiegelman Lynne Brown Maggie Sauer Marcia Ganales Mark Johnstone Mark Klett Mark Mayer Marshall Mayer Martha Madigan Mary Virginia Swanson Mary-Linn Hughes Mauro Altamura Maya Ishiwata Michael Ballou Michael Lesy Michael Peven Michael Smith Michaela Murphy Mike Mandel Miles Forst Mimi Weinberg Myrella Moses Myron Wood Nicholas Devore III Nicki Rousselle Pat Wellenbach Patty Hemmingway Seale Paul Berger Paul Briggs Paul Ginsberg Paula Crane Peter de Lory Peter Galassi Peter Zokosky Reed Estabrook Richard Notkin Rick and Suzy Titcomb Robbert Flick Robert Dawson Robert Fichter Robert Flynt Roberta Heinrich Roella Louie Roger Mertin Rusty Culp Ruth Thorne-Thomsen Sandi Fellman Sandy Hume Sarah Black Scott Engel Scott McLeod Serse Luigetti Seth Mason Sheila King Sheila Pinkel Sherry Wolf Sidney Jason Stuart Klipper Sue Robinson Susan Mogul Susan Morgan Susan Rankaitis Thos. K. Meyer Tim Bradley Tim Peek Tina Barney Tom Black Tom Breeden Tom Lamb Tom Swope Unknown Victor Landweber Vida Freeman Volkert Volkersz


Other Artists "In the Text"
Aaron Siskind Al Nodal Alan Sekula Alexandre Calder Andre Kertesz Andy Ostheimer Andy Warhol Anne Noggle Arlene Gould Arthur Knight Barbara Crane Barbara Kasten Barnett Newman Bea Nettles Beaumont Newhall Ben Bivins Bernard Plossu Beth Gallagher Betty Hahn Bill Jay Brassai Brenda Mayer Brian Botel Bunny Yeager Carlton Watkins Carlyn Tucker Carson Graves Catherine Lord Cathy Gauss Charles Desmaris Chauncey Hare Christo Chuck Forsman Clyde Smith Co Rentmeester Colorado Historical Society David Duncan Douglas David Johnson David Vestal Deb Gelet Deborah Turbeville Don Bottcher Don Nice Duane Michaels Edouard Manet Edwin Dickinson Eileen Berger Eileen Cowin Eugene Atget Evon Streetman F. Jay Haynes Frank Barsotti Frank Gohlke Frantisek Drtikol Fred Endsley Fred Lonidier Frederick Sommer Garry Winogrand Gary Emrich George Blakeley George Tice Gerhard Vormwald Giorgio de Chirico Greg McGregor Hank Lewis Harry Callahan Helen Brunner Helmut Gernsheim Hippolyte Bayard Hunter S. Thompson Imogen Cunningham Irene MacDonald Jack Burnham Jack Higbee Jacob A. Riis Jan Aronson Jan van der Marck Janice Belson Jean Honore Fragonard Jean Walther Jeff Schnackenberg Jeffrey Fuller Jim Dine Jim Hugunin Jim Hunter Joan Brown Joan Lyons Joan Redmond John Berger John Divola John Gutmann John Kacere John Klemmer John Schott John Szarkowski Jose Inez Herrera Joseph Beuys Judy Thorpe Karl Blossfeld Kathy Wren Kay Urry Ken Brown Ken Josephson L. A. Huffman Larry Burrows Lee Friedlander Lemasson Lewis Baltz Light Impressions Linda Anthis Man Ray Mark Chamberlain Marsha and Mike Burns Marsha Burns Martha Rosler Mary Donner Mary Ellen Mark Meridel Rubenstein Michael Bishop Michael Langenstein Minor White Nancy Howell-Koehler Nathan Lyons Newton Harrison Paul Bowles Paul Kubic Peter Bunnell Peter MacGill Philip Guston Pierre Boucher Purdy R. C. Bishop R. G. Zellers Ralph Wolff Rex Westen Richard Pare Robert Adams Robert Cummings Robert Frank Robert Heinecken Robert Motherwell Robert Rauschenberg Robert Sobieszek Ros Baughman Sally Eauclaire Sam Wagstaff Sam Yanes Sandy Ostertag Saul Steinberg Shelby Lee Adams Stacey McCarroll Cutshaw Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities Susan Larsen Ted Solotaroff Ted Thomas Theresa Luisotti Thomas Barrow Thomas Gainsborough Thomas Hart Benton Timothy O'Sullivan Tod Papageorge Tom Mawn Tom Peterson Tom Steiger Underwood & Underwood Van Deren Coke Victor Schrager Vidi Lange Vincent Van Gogh W. J. Carpenter Walker Evans Wayne Lazoric Weegee Wesley Mayer William Henry Jackson Wilson Meader Wynn Bullock Yoko Ono


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