SL031, edition of 30
20 pages, 4.25" x 5.5"
Pamphlet Bound
$5.00 + s/h
October 11th, 2014

 The Joy of Pain 
by Leif Haven

By transcribing dialog fromThe Joy of Painting with Bob Ross, Haven presents a bizarre revelation: the banality of language can be broken apart, isolated, and within this new meaning one can encounter difference. As it is when Pierre Menard rewritesDon Quixote, the space of the page opens up to reveal that the same text cannot be re-written, that in being re-presented meaning shifts. Something is lost, but something else is created. "Darker darker darker."


About the Author
Leif Haven (October 16, 1985 July 4, 2014) was an American painter, art instructor, and television host. He was best known as the creator and host of The Joy of Pain, a chapbook released by Solar Luxuriance in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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