Artist Mike Stilkey uses the covers of books reclaimed from library trash heaps as a canvas for his whimsical paintings.
He works with a mix of ink, colored pencil, paint and lacquer to create each artwork that can vary from anthropomorphic animals playing instruments to portraits of men and women inspired by Weimar-era German expressionism.
Waiting in line to get into Shakespeare and Company. Perhaps the most well-known bookstore in Paris.
Any books purchased here can be stamped just inside the cover to say where they were bought.
This is a very important dog. This dog has a good heart.
THE FACE IN THE LAST PICTURE!!!
My heart is sobbing
I found this copy of Thoreau’s Walden buried in the park. I opened it and saw these roots growing between the pages. I don’t know whether to frame it or put it back in the ground.
i had to get some pictures of myself taken for this digital mag that i’m getting interviewed for so here’s what happened, and you can finally see my ob tattoo! (ノ^‿^)ノ ob tattoo designed and done by me on myself. it still needs some fixing but this will do for now. credits to my friend matrika for the pics!