KYU-IL, Choi; BALL, Sydney; BAINES, Robert
Traces : Australia-Korea – Korea-Australia : a book of paintings, prints and calligraphies
Townsville: Lyre Bird Press and Melbourne : Zimmer Editions, 2001. Quarto, blindstamped folding clamshell box containing three folios in gilt-lettered hand made paper wrappers; the first being an introduction to the project and the artists; the second containing two original signed paintings by Sydney Ball; the third containing two original signed woodcuts and a caligraphic piece by Kyu-Il, also contained within the box is an original marble seal-stone hand carved by Kyu-Il, signed and inscribed verso and set within a large steel mounting plate by master jeweller Robert Baines. Published in an edition of only 20 copies signed by the artists.
An extraordinary artistic collaboration between the Sydney-based and Korean artists. Sydney Ball is one of the masters of Australian abstraction, and Kyu-Il (whose work is represented in the Art Gallery of New South Wales) a significant Korean contemporary artist.