Categorie: Crowsourced art

Archaeology of Pull Tabs

Amazing shipment from Finnie

It was the school-year of 1985 to 1986 when college-buddies Tom, Pat and Finnie were making long hard days of engineering stuff at Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. As students tend to do, they drank their occasional beers together to stay on top of life. Where and how the idea emerged to create one long chain …

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B539 Colourful letter by Lara Band

Colourful letter by Lara Band, who sent 2 tabs from London and a coastal. village. Lara’s letter is an artwork in itself.

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B543 Colorful tabs by Clare Graham

Sent by Clare Graham, professional artist in Los Angeles. As he clearly states in his letter, he wanted this to be a colourful contribution, and so he sent coloured tabs only! Clare also sent u a new type, now designated the S-X-2. Clare reused over 15 million pull tabs in his artwork. See his website.

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B553 Picture of Jericho and Tommy

B553 Picture of junior-archaeologists Jericho and Tommy (5 and 8 yrs old at the time) who sent some interesting tabs from Montana, USA.

B560 artwork by Martijn

Pull tab art by Martijn, came with a can-end found at Oosterbeek, Westerbouwing