A Friendly Invasion with Mike Stilkey: Exclusive Interview

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There are times when you look at an artist’s work and think, ‘why didn’t I think of that?’ Mike Stilkey is an incredibly imaginative man who paints on stacks of books whose work is simply so beautiful and makes such sense that we can’t help but wonder this. Richard Scarry and Chippy Coates talk to the artist while at The Bristol Museum of Art.

 

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Posted By Juxtapoz Magazine

ART FROM THE NEW WORLD

COREY HELFORD GALLERY
in collaboration with
BRISTOL’S CITY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
present:

Art From The New World
A Big Brash Exhibition of the New American Art Scene
Saturday, May 15 – Sunday, August 22, 2010
Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1RL
Free entry. Open daily 10am-5pm
Contact: jch@coreyhelfordgallery.com

For the first time, a world-class collection of works from some of the finest emerging and noted living U.S. Urban and Contemporary artists from the new American art scene is being unveiled internationally in a museum exhibition for British and European audiences. Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is collaborating with Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery – the home of last summer’s Banksy vs Bristol Museum, Banksy’s most-talked about world exhibition to date – to present a diverse range of 45 artists, spanning the spectrum from pop surreal and neo-figurative to street art in the exhibition, ART FROM THE NEW WORLD…

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