Weird Bookshelf: Mighty Joe Castro – Everything We Love Is Slowly Becoming Fiction
A selection from our personal bookshelf: Mighty Joe Castro – Everything We Love Is Slowly Becoming Fiction | 2018 150 printed hand numbered & signed www.mightyjoecastro.com
124 Pages 215 x 280 mm English ISBN 9781543957129
10 year retrospective book featuring the work of respected American collage artist, Mighty Joe Castro.
Focusing on work created between 2007 and 2017, the book highlights over 120 original collages, album covers and silkscreen posters. The book also includes a collection of previously released artist interviews from those years, never before seen work in progress images, a new essay by Marta Staudinger (Latela Gallery), forward by Andy Jenkins (Girl Skateboards/Element/Bend Press), and a new conversational interview conducted by fellow collage artist Allan Bealy. Each book is hand numbered and signed by the artist.
Mighty Joe Castro is an accomplished Philadelphia based collage artist, musician and graphic designer. His work has been shown in galleries and art spaces across the United States, Canada and Europe and featured in numerous books and magazines including The Age of Collage (Gestalten), Glamour, GQ Style, Arkitip and The Baffler. They have been described as “a controlled explosion, aggressive and pensive (Kolaj Magazine)” and “bold and diverse… one of those collage artists whose works you recognize immediately… (Toombes.com).” He is a signature member of the National Collage Society. (from editor)