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Bristol City Museum, UK May, 2010, "An Unusual Evening" for the "Art from the New World" group exhibition 10 x 10 x 3 ft

The melancholy characters of artist Mike Stilkey are even more captivating when they stand seven feet tall, painted onto an installation of 5,000 books. Stilkey’s paintings on individual book pages gradually morphed into painting down the spines of stacked books.

Mike Stilkey’s Wonderfully Whimsical Book Paintings

We've been fans of LA-based book artist Mike Stilkey for quite a while now, so we were psyched when My Modern Met clued us in about his new exhibition, Full of Smiles and Soft Intentions, which went up this month in Hong Kong's Times Square.

Mike Stilkey’s Wonderfully Whimsical Book Paintings

We've been fans of LA-based book artist Mike Stilkey for quite a while now, so we were psyched when My Modern Met clued us in about his new exhibition, Full of Smiles and Soft Intentions, which went up this month in Hong Kong's Times Square.

Mike Stilkey’s Wonderfully Whimsical Book Paintings

We've been fans of LA-based book artist Mike Stilkey for quite a while now, so we were psyched when My Modern Met clued us in about his new exhibition, Full of Smiles and Soft Intentions, which went up this month in Hong Kong's Times Square.