Tony White’s Piece of Paper Press publishes number 30
The thirtieth title from Piece of Paper Press is CARNEVIL by Los Angeles-based artist Steven Hull, which has been produced in a limited edition of 200 numbered copies.
In 2014 Hull made the Circus of Death for actor Jack Black’s Festival Supreme at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The dark and humorous circus—described by the LA Times as an ‘an art installation like no other [an] artist-designed theme park’—included a spooky train ride that carried passengers through artist-made fantastical worlds such as The Iceberg of Torment, Monster Windmill and Marionette Castle. The circus also featured a handmade monster merry-go-round, creepy puppet shows, large-scale video projections, sculptures and freak-show characters. The selected drawings in CARNEVIL were made in preparation for Circus of Death, and have been re-imagined for this book.
‘Psychologically prickly … its raucous abundance here mostly mixes incoherent chaos with psychedelic fun … The cacophony of opposing artistic…
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