Artist Breathes New Life into Old Books by Turning Them into Stacked Sculptures

Mike Stilkey Stacked Book Sculptures Painted Books

For years, we’ve been following Mike Stilkey‘s ever-growing collection of book art. Using disposed and discarded reading material, the Los Angeles-based artist crafts striking sculptures that breathe new life into overlooked stacks of old books.

Stilkey’s one-of-a-kind creations range in scale, materializing as both table-top arrangements and monumental installations. While he often experiments with size, he always employs the same subject matter: “a melancholic and at times a whimsical cast of characters inhabiting ambiguous spaces and narratives of fantasy and fairy tales.”

Similarly, Stilkey relies on an unchanging mixture of materials to produce each piece, including Lees verder

Via:: MET kunst


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