First edition of Ulysses (1922). One of 750 numbered copies on handmade paper.
My junior colleague sent me a note with a brief summary of Ulysses upon reading the book. It was very nice and I wanted to share. I wonder if I would ever get to read the book. But, at least I saw a wonderful play in Joyce’s hometown Dublin during the recent Bloomsday week. .
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Maser’s ‘Flowers of idleness IV’ (detail), acrylic and spray paint on canvas (124x102cm). The aesthetic of this painting came from Sweny’s: Maser compartmentalised the layout of the painting to look like separate potions as displayed in the Joycean pharmacy. This work is available at the gallery. ‘Drawing on Joyce’ has been extended to run till 15th of July. ———————————————————————— 5 artists have charted Dublin, mapping the fabric of the city, to seek traces of Joyce’s multi-layered novel: Nickie Hayden, Eoin Mac Lochlainn, Maser, Paula Meehan & Robert Russell. ‘Drawing on Joyce’ is an exhibition curated by Olivier Cornet in partnership with The James Joyce Centre Dublin & Dublin Sketchers.