Saturday, July 21, 2012

Book Art

My friend Irene in Hong Kong emailed me the picture above. Times Square in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong is exhibiting the work of Mike Stilkey. The book sculpture above is 24 feet tall and covers the entire ground floor of the 12-story major Hong Kong shopping centre. Stilkey is well-known for his painted book installations. His uses mixed inks, colored pencils, paint, and lacquer painted across piles and piles of books.

For more information, check out his website at:


  1. I would love to own one of Stilkey's pieces. Thanks for sharing this with us.

  2. Pretty neat. My fave out of the ones you shared is the one at the top.


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