Thursday, 10 March 2011

NEW Cheba print release

NEW Cheba print release.

A tribute to the Maneki Neko (招き猫, literally "Beckoning Cat"; also known as Welcoming Cat, Lucky Cat, Money cat or Fortune Cat.

25th March 2011. 6.30-10pm.
@ The Big Chill Bar.
15 Small St, Bristol, BS1 1DE.

It is believed Maneki Neko first appeared during the later part of the Edo period (1603–1867). A common Japanese sculpture, which is believed to bring good luck to the owner. The sculpture depicts a cat beckoning with an upright paw, and is usually displayed many times at the entrance, in shops, restaurants, pachinko parlors, and other businesses. A raised left paw supposedly attracts money, while a raised right paw protects it.

The new Cheba Money Cat print will be available as a 3 colour hand screened print on Gold, Silver and heavy art stock White paper.

A2 Gold paper screen print. £60. Edition of 20, Signed & numbered.

A2 Silver paper screen print. £55. Edition of 20, Signed & numbered.

A2 White art stock paper screen print. £45. Edition of 10, Signed & numbered.

Later: Tru Thoughts records DJ's playing in the bar til late.

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