Li Yuan-Chia

Artist’s books by the important Chinese abstract artist, poet and curator who opened the LYC Museum in Brampton, Cumbria in 1972. Three of these works were produced by Li Yuan Chia at the LYC Museum in the 1970s.


  • Li Yuan-Chia, Lisson Gallery, London, 1967. . 142 x 142 mm. This catalogue was produced on the occasion of Li Yuan-Chia’s exhibition at the Lisson Gallery between 6 July – 26 August 1967. This copy is the edition of 100 with four original multiples by the artist.


  • LYC Museum, Brampton, undated (1972). 140 x 144 mm. Published only weeks after the opening of the LYC Museum in 1972.


  • LYC Museum 1973, Brampton, 1973. 138 x 138 mm. The texts by Li Yuan-Chia range from descriptions about the work of the exhibiting artists (John Helion, Cesar Domela, Ben Nicholson, Hans Hartung) to explanations about the free entry to the LYC Museum. Annotated by the artist throughout.


  • LYC, LYC Press, Banks Brampton, 1976.138 x 138 mm. Calendar/year-book for 1977 alongside reproductions of LYC’s water-colours printed in black.