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The Art of Missed Connections: Sophie Blackall’s Craigslist Illustrations (via The Urchins)

I can’t help liking these whimsical illustrations and their underlying message of how people like you and I with all our insecurities and fears are not abel to reach out to each other and just say “Hi – how are you – or I like the way you look etc” Sad how we are cocooned in our own worlds and despite living in densely populated urban environments we are alone!

The Art of Missed Connections: Sophie Blackall's Craigslist Illustrations By Sarah Jost If you haven't taken the time to peruse the Missed Connections section of Craigslist, you're missing out. In Missed Connections, people post little love letters to strangers they saw on a train, passed at a library, or shared a brief moment with in a McDonald's PlayPlace. They're brilliant. Here's a selection of gems from the Vermont Missed Connections page. Some are simple and sweet… you ordered fries – m4w – 22 (essex) you came … Read More

via The Urchins


One response

  1. Hi,

    Nice Blog for art of missed connections.

    31/03/2011 at 2:36 pm

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