Rouen – Wayne Sleeth

Old master of sleight-of-hand,
conjuring cathedrals
out of thin air

BUY Rouen (£2.80 + £1.20 P&P)

Inspired directly by Monet’s sublime series of paintings of the façade of Rouen Cathedral, Sleeth has composed thirty new haiku on the subject to accompany a selection of his numerous paintings and ‘pola-paintings’ of ‘Notre Dame de Rouen’. This limited edition chapbook, published in an ongoing collaboration with Sampson Low, marks a chapter in a body of work which Sleeth will present to the public in a series of exhibitions starting in 2023…

30 haiku and artworks
Wayne Sleeth
Published November 2022
ISBN 978-1-915505-13-2
A6 Size
16 printed pages
Chapbook 46
Price – £2.80
BUY Rouen (£2.80 + £1.20 P&P)

Anglo-french artist and writer Wayne Sleeth has since 2018 been painting, sketching, photographing (with a battery of polaroid cameras) and writing haiku about the Cathédrale de Rouen, an iconic presence since the Middle Ages, especially for Sleeth’s mentor in art—the impressionist Claude Monet.