“Printed Matter is pleased to launch Lovely Daze, a curatorial journal of artist’s writings and artworks published by Taiwanese artist Charwei Tsai twice a year in limited editions. Join us Friday, December 9th, 6-8 PM, for a reception with Tsai and contributing artist Mark Borthwick. Printed Matter is located at 195 Tenth Avenue, at 22nd Street.
Issue 8: Pilgrimage takes the reader through a journey of nature, death, and light, in search of what is beyond the Self. The collection of illuminating artworks ranges from oil painting of a row of Buddhist monks marching through unstable grounds by G.R. Iranna, images of a parade through death and torture by Chen Chieh-Jen, and a short film of a red balloon passing through the city of Paris by Annie Ratti.
Contributing editors include Kelly Carmena, Lesley Ma, and Sabrina Shaffer, with artwork from Hisham Bharoocha, Mark Borthwick, Chen Chieh-Jen, Peter Coffin, G.R. Iranna, Yukinori Maeda from Cosmic Wonder, Domingo Milella, Kyoko Murase, Wilfredo Prieto, Annie Ratti, Wu Chi-Tsung and Yuan Goang-Ming.
Cover image by G.G. Iranna, Bhiksu (detail), 52×132″, acrylic on tarpaulin, 2011.
Lovely Daze, Issue 8:Pilgrimage is published my Charwei Tsai in a signed and numbered edition of 500. Issue 8 retails for $18.00 and is available at the Printed Matter storefront or online here“