# 8752

LETI, Bruno

The Grace Monotypes

$275.00 AUD

The reason of unreason. Words from Zen masters and others with 8 monotypes and 2 photographs. Melbourne : the artist, 2010. Small quarto, card wrappers featuring an original signed etching by Bruno Leti, unpaginated, a sequence of Leti designs interleaved with literary quotes from famous writers. Limited to 20 copies signed by the artist. “The idea came to me when travelling through China, with Grace, in the winter of 2010. Not far from Xian, at Huaqing Hot Springs, resort-style villas were built for Emperors and their concubines for bathing – as early as 221 BC. Looking into the steamy pool at Nine Dragon and Guifei Hot Springs, I took some photographs' – introduction.